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King's Legacy Is Continually Whitewashed

King’s Legacy Is Continually Whitewashed

Natalie Wilson January 31, 2019

Maybe it’s the 24-hour media cycle, the omnipresence of social media, the rhetoric of the current administration or some combination of those, but according to numerous columns penned in the fall of...

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Money-Saving Tips On Campus And Beyond

Natalie Wilson August 24, 2018

While saving money and learning to budget is important to any college student, it’s especially challenging for a new student at Wake Forest, one of the most expensive schools in the country. Many students...

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Can’t-Miss Campus Bucket List

Natalie Wilson August 24, 2018

1. Pit-sit all day. Take advantage of unlimited coffee refills, wifi and power outlets to avoid ending your semester with excess swipes (although if you do, there are ways to donate them!) 2. Run through...

Challenging Coercive Consent is a Necessary Part of #MeToo

Challenging Coercive Consent is a Necessary Part of #MeToo

Natalie Wilson January 25, 2018

The rapid growth of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements against sexual harassment and assault was both a promising and stomach-churning end to 2017. Their success in creating a platform and means of justice...

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Wake Refugee Day celebrates second year

Natalie Wilson November 17, 2017

Manchester Plaza was bustling with activity on Nov. 11 as SAFAR, Wake Forest’s Student Association For the Advancement of Refugees, hosted their second annual Wake Refugee Day. The event was free and...

Student journalists contribute to national record of hate crimes

Student journalists contribute to national record of hate crimes

Natalie Wilson September 21, 2017

When the recent violence at Charlottesville white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally gained national news coverage, it shocked the nation. To those who aren’t typically the targets of hate crimes,...

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Bookmarks festival draws students and faculty downtown

Natalie Wilson September 14, 2017

Bookmarks, a Winston-Salem based literary nonprofit, held its annual book festival from Thursday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 10, in and around venues on Spruce, Holly, Poplar and Fourth Streets. The...

The First Lady should be compensated

The First Lady should be compensated

Natalie Wilson September 14, 2017

What does it mean to be the First Lady of the United States? Although the role of the president’s spouse is ceremonial, informal and has never been codified or officially defined, it comes loaded with...

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Teach-ins facilitated campus discussions on Charlottesville

Natalie Wilson September 7, 2017

The Pro Humanitate Institute partnered with the Humanities Institute to offer “teach-in” sessions facilitating focused discussions in response to the events surrounding the white nationalist and alt-right...

Renovated Reynolds Gymnasium opens doors

Renovated Reynolds Gymnasium opens doors

Natalie Wilson September 1, 2017

Those looking to catch up on Netflix or surf social media while de-stressing after class can now turn to the renovated Reynolds Gym, which boasts fitness equipment with Internet access. The second phase...

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Deacon Profile: Dr. José Villalba

Natalie Wilson September 1, 2017

Wake Forest Provost Rogan Kersh announced Aug. 11 that he has appointed Professor José Villalba as interim chief diversity officer (CDO). The appointment of Villalba follows Chief Diversity Officer Barbee...

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Student band will attend Battle of the Bands competition

Natalie Wilson September 1, 2017

Junior Langston Michael will perform with his Atlanta-based group, Anonymous Da Band, in Prince’s Paisley Park to compete in the MUSICOLOGY — Summer 2017 live Battle of the Bands in Chanhassen, Minnesota...

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