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Downtown Confederate Statue Removed

Downtown Confederate Statue Removed

Mary daniel Cheek March 21, 2019

After months of contention, the city of Winston-Salem removed the Confederate monument on March 12 from its downtown location. Since 1905, the statue has stood on the corner of Fourth Street and Liberty...

Confederate Statue To Be Removed

Confederate Statue To Be Removed

Mary daniel Cheek February 28, 2019

On Sunday, preparations to remove the Confederate statue from its current location on the corner of the intersection of Liberty Street and Fourth Street in downtown Winston-Salem began as construction...

Winston-Salem Residents Push For Statue Removal

Winston-Salem Residents Push For Statue Removal

Mary daniel Cheek January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, a group of Winston-Salem residents and students gathered at the City Council chambers to voice their opinions about the statue of the Confederate soldier that stands in downtown Winston-Salem. Members...

Kimberly Annas: German

Kimberly Annas: German

Mary daniel Cheek May 4, 2018

To hear senior Kimberly Annas talk about German is to be in the presence of someone who loves learning and has found their true calling in life. As a high school student, Annas took her first German class...

Code of Conduct Changes Seek Final Review

Code of Conduct Changes Seek Final Review

Mary daniel Cheek April 19, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, Associate Dean of Students for Student Conduct Matthew Clifford provided a much-anticipated overview of the Student Code of Conduct revision process. Clifford’s talk addressed...

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“Human Library” Creates Exploratory Conversation

Mary daniel Cheek March 29, 2018

People became books and Wake Downtown became a Human Library on Friday, March 23 in an event hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest and C.G. O’Kelly Library at Winston-Salem State University...

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Divinity Students Created an Angel Fund for Campus Employees

Mary daniel Cheek February 2, 2018

It was during a quick study break at Zick’s during finals week when Gregory Drumwright, a third-year Divinity student, came to a harsh realization. While talking with the Zick’s employees, Drumwright...

Gym renovations include handicap accessibility

Gym renovations include handicap accessibility

Mary daniel Cheek November 3, 2016

The renovated Reynolds Gymnasium will be more accessible to members of the Wake Forest community than ever before. Construction officials and university representatives have collaborated to ensure that...

Wake Forest hosts first Hard Hat Tour

Wake Forest hosts first Hard Hat Tour

Mary daniel Cheek September 22, 2016

Some prominent alumni, staff  and select students received a behind-the-scenes tour of recent campus construction. Representatives of Campus Recreation led alumni through the first ever Hard Hat Tour...

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Meet Richard Carmichael

Mary daniel Cheek April 14, 2016

Richard Carmichael is a math professor and  alumnus of Wake Forest. In 1962, Carmichael played on the men’s basketball team that reached the Final Four and in 1971, he returned to teach at his alma...

Photo courtesy of Hannah Montague

Deacon Profile: Hannah Montague

Mary daniel Cheek March 3, 2016

Hannah Montague is a junior pursuing a double major in biology and Russian with a minor in environmental science. Her extracurricular involvement with a variety of different organizations across campus...

Photo Courtesy of Luna Zhou

ASIA organizes Chinese New Year event

Mary daniel Cheek February 18, 2016

The Barn was transformed into a display of Asian culture, as various multicultural campus groups co-hosted a festival on Feb. 13 to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. The festival was organized by...

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