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Alex Yarosh: Mathematical Business

Alex Yarosh: Mathematical Business
April 30, 2020

What does the zero say to the eight? Nice belt!  This is the kind of math joke that math professor John Gemmer fondly remembers senior Alex Yarosh telling him in class — even though she had to explain...

Amanda Wilcox: Economics

Amanda Wilcox: Economics
April 30, 2020

“Like Willie Mays was to baseball, so Amanda is to the study of economics.”  That’s how Todd McFall, a professor in the economics department, describes senior Amanda Wilcox.  And while Wilcox wouldn’t...

Casa Artom Shut Down Due To The Coronavirus

Photographs of Wake Forest University. All rights reserved.
March 5, 2020

On Feb. 28, the university announced that it was suspending its program at Casa Artom in Venice, Italy, as the coronavirus continues to worsen in the country.  The outbreak of coronavirus, also known...

Sorority Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit

Sorority Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit
February 6, 2020

A settlement has been reached with one of the defendants in the wrongful-death lawsuit of Najee Ali Baker, the Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) student who was shot and killed on Wake Forest’s campus...

Judge Must Decide If Sorority Should Be Dropped From Lawsuit

The Barn, a new student social space on the campus of Wake Forest University, Monday, August 1, 2011.
November 14, 2019

A federal judge must decide if a Wake Forest sorority should be dropped from the wrongful-death lawsuit in which it is named as a party responsible for the fatal shooting of Najee Ali Baker, the Winston-Salem...

Say Goodbye To Sakai, Say Hello To Canvas

Say Goodbye To Sakai, Say Hello To Canvas
October 24, 2019

Next year’s incoming freshman class will never know what Sakai is. They’ll probably hear about it in passing from upperclassmen, but the majority will not experience it. The university is in the current...

Wake Will Lead Campaign Succeeds

Wake Forest University hosts a Wake Will capital campaign event at the New York Public Library on Monday, May 2, 2016.
October 17, 2019

On Tuesday, Wake Forest announced that the Wake Will Lead campaign had surpassed its $1 billion fundraising goal. A $1.5 million gift from Arnold Palmer’s Trust, which is establishing the Winifred W....

Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit

Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit
October 3, 2019

A federal judge denied a motion from Wake Forest lawyers to dismiss a wrongful-death lawsuit that names Wake Forest as responsible for the on-campus death of a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) student...

“Downton Abbey” Delights Dedicated Fans

September 26, 2019

Let it be clear: this is a movie for fans of the show. Those who revelled in Downton Abbey’s six seasons, on air from 2010 and 2015, will grin with happiness at the first sight of the exterior of Downton...

Wake Forest Responds To Threatening Emails

Wake Forest Responds To Threatening Emails
September 26, 2019

Following the Sept. 17 notification that several individual faculty and office email inboxes had received threatening emails, President Nathan Hatch, among others, sent out an email on Sept. 19 in response.  “We...

Threatening Emails Alarm Wake Forest

Threatening Emails Alarm Wake Forest
September 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Wake Forest campus community was notified that several faculty and staff members received threatening emails from an unknown source on Sept. 10 and 11.  “The emails...

Wild Blue Offers More Options

Wild Blue Offers More Options
September 19, 2019

I’ll admit it: I’ve never liked change. So when I returned to campus this fall and saw yet another new Asian place in the Benson food court, I was very skeptical. As a senior, I’ve seen four restaurants...

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