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Deacon Spotlight: Lexi Franco

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January 23, 2020

Lexi Franco is the co-captain of Wake Forest’s Women’s Tennis. The senior came from Largo, Fla. as a five-star recruit and has helped the team make the NCAA all three years since she’s been here....

Spotlight: Robbie Grace

Spotlight: Robbie Grace
November 21, 2019

Hailing from Minneapolis Minn. is one of the top long jumpers in the nation: Robbie Grace. The freshman has a personal record of 20’ 1’’, and hopes to surpass that during her time at Wake Forest....

Louis The Child Captivates Crowd In Asheville

Louis The Child Captivates Crowd In Asheville
November 14, 2019

Louis The Child’s “Here For Now” Tour made its pit stop in North Carolina last Thursday. The Chicago-based DJ and production duo, 22-year-old Robby Hauldren and 21-year-old Frederic Kennett, is best...

Spotlight: Elise Wright

Spotlight: Elise Wright
November 7, 2019

Sophomore cross country runner Elise Wright was offered to compete for a plethora of Division I schools but chose Wake Forest. Why? Mostly because of the cohesive team dynamic and how supportive the girls...

Spotlight: Justin Bartee

Spotlight: Justin Bartee
October 31, 2019

Redshirt junior Justin Bartee knew from the minute he stepped onto the upper quad that Wake Forest was the school for him. What he didn’t know, however, was that he would become a Demon Deacon athlete....

Three Tips For Self-Care

Ewan Johnson at home in West Philadelphia on October 8, 2019. Johnson uses a mindfulness app called Tide. (TimTai/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
October 24, 2019

It’s that time of year: cuffing season. Cold weather is creeping in, as is the desperation of finding someone to cuddle with and show off to your nosy grandmother during the holidays. It’s also a time...

Spotlight: Alex Fitzpatrick

Spotlight: Alex Fitzpatrick
October 17, 2019

Sophomore Alex Fitzpatrick has already established himself as a stellar Demon Deacon golfer. Last year, the England native finished T-15th at the NCAA Championship, the best result by a Wake Forest freshman...

Lamar Wilson Screens His Documentary

Lamar Wilson Screens His Documentary
October 17, 2019

Faculty and staff eagerly gathered in the ZSR Auditorium on Tuesday to meet new Creative Writing professor, L. Lamar Wilson, in an event centered around a screening of his documentary film in an award-winning...

Spotlight: Caroline Kuhn

Spotlight: Caroline Kuhn
October 3, 2019

As a Business and Enterprise Management major, member of Tri Delta sorority and Division 1 athlete, Caroline Kuhn truly does it all. Not to mention that she is the first Demon Deacon selected to represent...

Proportional Grading Inhibits Healthy Learning

Proportional Grading Inhibits Healthy Learning
October 3, 2019

For many of us (or maybe just me), getting a “C” in at least one class at Wake Forest is not uncommon. I have received a couple in my past four years here, some of which I have definitely deserved,...

The Best Ways To Avoid The Dreaded UTI

The Best Ways To Avoid The Dreaded UTI
October 3, 2019

Picture this: You’re in your dorm having a so-called “Netflix and chill” session with someone, and after you “finish the movie,” they immediately rush to the bathroom to pee. Are you left wondering...

Student-Athletes Face High Expectations In The Classroom

Student-Athletes Face High Expectations In The Classroom
September 26, 2019

Wake Forest is an institution that prides itself on its unique aspect of a large, competitive Division 1 sports program combined with a small, interactive classroom setting. A commonly heard phrase by...

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