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Giving, Receiving Consent Is Important In All Situations

Giving, Receiving Consent Is Important In All Situations

Lily Walter April 4, 2019

Consent. It’s a simple word, one that seems quite easy to understand at first. It is a word that has been in our collective vernacular for years. It is used to explain any kind of permission we give...

Contraceptives Are An Important Part Of Sexual Health

Contraceptives Are An Important Part Of Sexual Health

Lily Walter March 7, 2019

Spring break is right around the corner, and I’m here to help with your packing list. You might need sunscreen, a bathing suit, deodorant and for those who are sexually active, some condoms. That’s...

Give The Best Gift For Valentines Day: Sexual Health

Give The Best Gift For Valentine’s Day: Sexual Health

Lily Walter February 14, 2019

Let’s talk about sex. And no, this isn’t the beginning of a Salt-n-Pepa song. With the smell of love (or lust) in the air this Valentine’s Day, it’s pretty important to cover some basic ground...

Ron Stallworth Visits Wake Forest

Ron Stallworth Visits Wake Forest

Lily Walter February 14, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 7, Wait Chapel was filled with students and community members alike to hear from Ron Stallworth, the man behind Spike Lee’s most recent film BlacKkKlansman. Stallworth is known for...

Deacon Profile: Briana Powell

Deacon Profile: Briana Powell

Lily Walter November 15, 2018

Briana Powell, a self-described black lesbian communist, knew she needed Hoe Talks before she knew what Hoe Talks was. During freshman year, Powell first noticed the need on Wake Forest's campus for an...

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Wake Forest’s Sex Education Efforts Could Improve

Lily Walter November 8, 2018

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise for college students, according to the Center for Disease Control. STDs are affecting campuses across the nation, including Wake Forest. Studies from 2015...

National Sexual Assault Policies Cause Concern

National Sexual Assault Policies Cause Concern

Lily Walter October 4, 2018

As Wake Forest revises its policies so survivors of sexual assault feel enabled to report, new policies proposed by the federal administration potentially seek to make it more difficult. Although the proposed...

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Hillel observes the Jewish High Holy Days

Lily Walter September 28, 2017

Last week marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and an uptick in Hillel’s activities on campus. Hillel is a student-run organization with the goal of cultivating a rich Jewish life...

HB2 could limit NCAA games in NC for next 5 years

HB2 could limit NCAA games in NC for next 5 years

Lily Walter March 2, 2017

House Bill 2 (HB2) continues to have an impact on North Carolina’s economy as the NCAA becomes the latest revenue generator to withdraw from the state. The NCAA announced in the fall of 2016 that they...

Law professors discuss Trumps environmental policy

Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy

Lily Walter January 20, 2017

John Knox, a professor of law at Wake Forest University spoke on Tuesday night as a participant in a panel discussion regarding environmental policies under the new Trump administration. “For climate...

Student musicians play carillon bells daily

Student musicians play carillon bells daily

Lily Walter December 8, 2016

f you’ve ever been outside on campus at 5 p.m., you’ll know it’s impossible to miss the daily playing of the bells in Wait Chapel, known to those who play them as the carillon. Each day, different...

Sociologist shares his studies of gun violence

Sociologist shares his studies of gun violence

Lily Walter October 6, 2016

Titled “Civilized Violence: Lessons from Gun Schools,” Shapira’s talk focused on his time at a Texas gun school. He learned that the main focus at these schools was not to teach gun safety but instead...

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