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Chuck Todd talks post-election

Chuck Todd talks post-election
November 8, 2016

Nov. 8, 2016 will be a historic day in U.S. history regardless of the outcome. However, what happens next - the response to the results - may be even more important for the American people, and that starts...

Law Symposium addresses human trafficking

Law Symposium addresses human trafficking
November 3, 2016

Margeaux Gray was just four years old when she was first sexually assaulted, but that was only the beginning. For the next 14 years of her life, she was sold into domestic, child sex trafficking by her...

Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist speaks

Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist speaks
October 28, 2016

Scott Anderson always loved the art of storytelling.  Growing up in East Asia with his father as an agricultural advisor for the American government, he never saw himself settling down in America. Anderson...

General Mills partners with Campus Kitchen

Photo courtesy of Caroline Horton
October 19, 2016

For the month of October, eating cereal in the Pit has been helping feed the hungry, and that doesn’t just mean you. Whether your cereal of choice is Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs or...

Students respond to the turmoil in Charlotte

September 29, 2016

On Sept. 20, the interaction that lead to the death of Keith Lamont Scott would define the week that followed. Fear, confusion and rage have filled television screens across America as the cries of many...

Wake Forest receives funds to study well-being

Wake Forest receives funds to study well-being
September 15, 2016

It is the most fundamental and seemingly innate, aspect of our daily lives. Happiness is believed to be the driving force behind most of our actions, yet we have been unable to find a universal standard...

Wake Forest cannot exist without its forest

Wake Forest cannot exist without its forest
September 8, 2016

This was their home before it was ours. Their roots embedded in the rich soil, extending upwards into thick-bodied trunks, strong branches and luscious green leaves. Students lie content in their shadows,...

Bike-sharing program reaches first year

Bike-sharing program reaches first year
September 1, 2016

It has been one year since Wake Forest alum Alyshah Aziz’s dream of a bike-sharing program on campus became a reality. Aziz, who graduated in May of 2016, approached Dedee Johnston, the Chief Sustainability...

Bike-sharing program reaches first year

Bike-sharing program reaches first year
September 1, 2016

It has been one year since Wake Forest alum Alyshah Aziz’s dream of a bike-sharing program on campus became a reality. Aziz, who graduated in May of 2016, approached Dedee Johnston, the Chief Sustainability...

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August 24, 2016

School spirit at Wake Forest is shown in more ways than one. While you’ll see plenty of your fellow deacs wearing black and gold apparel and sporting WFU stickers on their laptops and car bumpers, our...

The Buzz on Twin City Hive Coffee Lounge

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April 21, 2016

Metropolitan energy meets southern hospitality on the corner of Brookstown Avenue in downtown Winston-Salem. Quietly tucked away, Twin City Hive is the talk of the town. In addition to owning a segway...

Pursuing dreams versus remembering them

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March 31, 2016

Ryan Janvion was just eight years old, but he had a dream. He would sit in class, watching the time tick by, anxiously awaiting the sound of the afternoon bell. Each day for one hour, when the bell sounded,...

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