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Deacon Profile: Kate Bechtel

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November 10, 2017

Beginning in January 2017, senior Kate Bechtel began her term as the President of the Panhellenic Council. Her job involves overseeing the formal and informal sorority recruitment processes and helping...

Demon Deacon baseball schedule announced

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September 21, 2017

On Sept. 20, the head coach of Wake Forest’s baseball team, Tom Walter, released the 2018 schedule for the Demon Deacons. The schedule includes a total of 56 games. Twenty-six of the scheduled games...

Vintage Sofa Bar opens up downtown

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September 21, 2017

The Winston-Salem social scene has been revamped over the past couple of years, hosting a cluster of new bars and breweries in the downtown area. One of the newest additions, The Vintage Sofa Bar, recently...

Lilting Banshees kick off school year

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September 1, 2017

Broyhill Auditorium was filled with laughter as the 17 members of the Lilting Banshee Comedy Troupe hit the stage with their annual back-to-school performance on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The theater was packed...

An open letter to the class of 2021

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August 26, 2017

Dear Class of 2021, First and foremost, I would like to congratulate you for choosing the best possible place to spend the next four years of your undergraduate career. As a senior, I can wholeheartedly...

The case for joining a Greek organization on campus

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August 26, 2017

“Don’t rush into a fight.” “Don’t rush into a relationship.” “Don’t rush into picking your major.” Everyone has been advising you “don’t rush into things.” So why is it now okay...

Branden Cook: Theater

Branden Cook: Theater
April 27, 2017

Senior Branden Cook’s pursuit of a career in acting has resembled the domino effect, involving him setting up the dominoes and letting them fall neatly into place. Growing up, Cook recalled that when...

Rachel Simmons: Math Business

Rachel Simmons: Math Business
April 27, 2017

Based on the fact she served as the Head Captain of the Dance Team and Panhellenic President while balancing the rigor of her mathematical business major, it’s easy to see that Rachel Simmons is a woman...

Luisa Fernandez: Health and Exercise Science

Luisa Fernandez: Health and Exercise Science
April 27, 2017

For Luisa Fernandez, her experience at Wake Forest is best summed up by one word: balance. During her four years, she juggled the demands of her pre-health major while competing on the varsity women’s...

David Brinsky: German

David Brinsky: German
April 27, 2017

Senior David Brinsky’s passion for the German language started in high school. After studying the language for four years, he already knew coming into Wake Forest that he wanted to major in German. However,...

An open letter to the Class of 2017

An open letter to the Class of 2017
April 27, 2017

Dear Class of 2017, I am sure it is hard to imagine that your four years of undergraduate classes on this campus are coming to a close. As a sophomore, when I wrote a similar letter last year to the class...

No. 17 ranked Deacs catch momentum

No. 17 ranked Deacs catch momentum
April 6, 2017

Ranked No. 17 in the nation, the Wake Forest baseball team has picked up considerable energy with a 22-8 overall record and 8-4 conference record. With 13 wins at home this season, the Deacs are hoping...

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