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Deacon Profile: Elizabeth Sarkel

Deacon Profile: Elizabeth Sarkel
April 20, 2017

Elizabeth Sarkel, a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Columbus, Ohio, has been named a 2017 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar for excellence in science. Sarkel was one of 240 students selected...

Professors speak out on House Bill 2

Professors speak out on House Bill 2
April 20, 2017

On March 30, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 142 (HB142) in an effort to uphold his campaign promise to repeal House Bill 2 (HB2), a tremendously controversial piece of legislation...

Students discuss Muslim identities, women’s rights

Students discuss Muslim identities, women’s rights
April 13, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, Wake Forest’s chapter of Her Campus hosted the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) Studies Department’s S.P.E.A.K. (Student Presentations on Experiences, Art. and Knowledge)...

Annual symposium highlights student research

March 23, 2017

Last Wednesday March 15, the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality (WGS) Studies Department and School of Divinity hosted the Sixth Annual Student Research Symposium on Gender and Sexuality in the ZSR Library...

“Queer Icons” series celebrates community activists

“Queer Icons” series celebrates community activists
March 16, 2017

On Tuesday Feb. 28 Gabriel García Román, a queer, Mexican-American artist, discussed his latest series of multi-format works that mimic Catholic religious iconography in a conversation with Derek Hicks,...

Women’s March co-chairs discuss movement’s future

Women’s March co-chairs discuss movement’s future
February 24, 2017

On Thursday, Feb. 16, the university’s Black History Month keynote speakers and national co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington spoke in Wait Chapel. Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez and Linda Sarsour...

Guest lecturer delivers Anna Julia Cooper address

Guest lecturer delivers Anna Julia Cooper address
February 24, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, advocate, researcher and writer Dr. Monique Morris delivered the 2017 Anna Julia Cooper lecture in the Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center. Each year, the Anna Julia Cooper Center (AJCC)...

Speak out on the quad challenges immigration policy

Speak out on the quad challenges immigration policy
February 16, 2017

Dozens of students, faculty and staff convened on Manchester Plaza on Friday, Feb. 10 for a speak out in response to recent events that have raised questions about the role of Islamophobia in federal policy-making...

New production provokes meaningful dialogue

New production provokes meaningful dialogue
February 16, 2017

Collidescope 3.0: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America, Wake Forest University Theatre’s first production of the semester, premiered on Friday, Feb. 10. In this devised work of science fiction,...

Deacon Profile: Angela Harper

Deacon Profile: Angela Harper
February 10, 2017

On a typical day, you’re likely to find senior Angela Harper in one of her favorite environments — the physics lab. Lately though, she’s been gracing the pages of press releases. Two weeks ago, Harper...

Dialogue leaves attendees with mixed reviews

Dialogue leaves attendees with mixed reviews
February 3, 2017

The “Let’s Talk” dialogue intended to spark discussions between students of different ideologies but debatably fell short. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 73 students filled Annenberg Auditorium to participate...

Safe Zones dive into the LGBTQ experience

Safe Zones dive into the LGBTQ experience
January 27, 2017

At noon on Wednesday, Jan. 24, faculty, staff and students of all identities and orientations joined together as a community for the first Safe Zone Lunch and Learn event of the semester. The LGBTQ Center’s...

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