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Winston-Salem expands hip bar scene

Katie Dickens October 6, 2017

Two different doors await eager visitors as they enter Dogwood Hops and Crops on Liberty Street, located two doors down from Crafted — The Art of the Taco, the popular taco joint. A right turn reveals...

Wise Man brews change in downtown WS

Wise Man brews change in downtown WS

Katie Dickens April 20, 2017

The sounds of toddler’s feet echo across the clean, concrete floors. Dogs roam freely in the open space, weaving between aluminum chairs and wooden tables. Just a few years ago, this vast space sat vacant...

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Coming soon: Wake Downtown

Katie Dickens December 8, 2016

The last time Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson was in Innovation Quarter’s Building 60, construction workers were adding drywall and wiring. Fast-forward two months to the final weeks of the fall semester,...

Fashion companies must adapt to digital age

Fashion companies must adapt to digital age

Katie Dickens November 10, 2016

This Monday, “Teen Vogue” announced it would be next in the long line of magazines restructuring while struggling to cope with shifting consumer preferences. The publication issued a statement that...

Deacon Profile: Aishwarya Nagar

Deacon Profile: Aishwarya Nagar

Katie Dickens November 3, 2016

Aishwarya Nagar took a leap of faith as a senior in high school when she was deciding where she wanted to attend college. In her hometown of New Delhi, India, she was surrounded by peers who had known...

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Downtown raises safety concerns

Katie Dickens October 19, 2016

As Wake Forest expands its undergraduate class offerings downtown next semester, new security concerns accompany the move. Downtown Winston-Salem has experienced a less-than-stellar reputation in the...

Taco chain to open location near Innovation Quarter

Taco chain to open location near Innovation Quarter

Katie Dickens September 29, 2016

Winston-Salem is bracing itself for taco innovation. Crafted: The Art of the Taco, a highly popular Greensboro taco joint, is set to open at 527 N. Liberty Street, less than half a mile from the Innovation...

Students line up for healthy treats at Village Juice

Students line up for healthy treats at Village Juice

Katie Dickens September 22, 2016

Village Juice’s trendy smoothie bowls and drinks are refreshing alternatives to campus dining. Chances are, you’ve heard the name Village Juice by now, or you’ve at least seen it in your Snapchat...

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Zick’s Phase Two Menu Additions Offer New Alternatives

Katie Dickens March 31, 2016

It’s 6 p.m. on a Monday night. A line — that only a few weeks ago would have consisted of three to four students (myself included) looking for a quiet meal — has now grown to wrap around the entire...

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Construction underway for new golf clubhouse

Katie Dickens February 25, 2016

Wake Forest’s rich golf history is set to be rewarded. The estimated $4.4 million project for a new clubhouse is under construction and will house men’s and women’s offices and locker rooms. The...

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Wake Forest to dedicate new football complex

Katie Dickens February 18, 2016

Rap music blares through the vast open space as the football team begins their afternoon lift. Wake Forest Football is imprinted in gold on every color-coded weight plate. Goal posts are suspended from...

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Body cameras record police interactions

Katie Dickens October 22, 2015

The Winston-Salem Bike Patrol used body cameras long before recent headlines of police brutality in Ferguson, Mo., and Charleston, S.C., raised awareness of their existence. The cameras are used daily...

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