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COVID-19 misinformation circulates on campus

COVID-19 misinformation circulates on campus
October 1, 2020

With its own lengthy Wikipedia page, misinformation surrounding COVID-19 has been circulating since the pandemic began. From the effectiveness of masks to the origins of the disease, conspiracy theories...

Hatch announces diversity updates

Hatch announces diversity updates
September 10, 2020

After releasing the commission on Race, Equity and Community’s final report in early June, President Nathan Hatch sent an email to the university on Sept. 5 to provide an update on diversity and inclusion...

WFU releases COVID-19 dashboard

WFU releases COVID-19 dashboard
August 27, 2020

In preparation for the start of the semester, Wake Forest released their COVID-19 dashboard on Aug. 25 with an operating level of Yellow. With 11 total recorded cases since Aug. 17, this number and other...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor
August 14, 2020

Dear Class of 2024,  Welcome to Wake Forest! As you are days away from moving in, I know that you are feeling all of the emotions: excitement, nervousness, happiness, fear and the overwhelming desire...

To Rush or Not to Rush: Pro-GDI

To Rush or Not to Rush: Pro-GDI
August 14, 2020

After returning to campus for my spring semester of freshman year, refreshed and renewed from winter break, I was slapped in the face by my new reality. I decided not to rush a sorority, and now I was...

University to share COVID-19 student compact tomorrow

University to share COVID-19 student compact tomorrow
August 5, 2020

Before the semester begins, students will be asked to sign a social compact, which will be made available tomorrow and will dictate campus life in the era of COVID-19. According to a July 3 draft obtained...

Wake Forest to use “SneezSafe” to track coronavirus

Wake Forest to use “SneezSafe” to track coronavirus
July 15, 2020

Wake Forest is set to use SneezSafe, an illness tracking website, to stay updated on the possible presence of coronavirus among students in the fall, as disclosed by Athletic Director John Currie in a...

Staff Meeting Hacked, Infiltrators Interrupted Meeting with Abusive Language

Staff Meeting Hacked, Infiltrators Interrupted Meeting with Abusive Language
July 6, 2020

During a Staff Advisory Council meeting organized on June 24 to discuss detailed summer and fall planning, multiple hackers masquerading as staff members hijacked the meeting and began interrupting the...

Students Rally Against Police Brutality Across the Country

Students Rally Against Police Brutality Across the Country
June 22, 2020

“That day, I observed the principles of pro humanitate in action.” This is what senior Eric Mundy said of his experience protesting in Greensboro, NC during the first week of June. Less than an hour...

In Memoriam: Wallace Jackson

In Memoriam: Wallace Jackson
May 19, 2020

The Wake Forest community is mourning the loss of Deacon Dining Employee Wallace Jackson, who passed away unexpectedly on May 8. Jackson, who was born in Winston-Salem on Dec. 7, 1956, served in the U.S....

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor
April 30, 2020

While going back and forth about how to write this letter for you all, I decided that I didn’t have much authority to tell you how to reflect on your time at Wake Forest. As a junior, I can only imagine...

Livi Andreini: Art History

Livi Andreini: Art History
April 30, 2020

Senior Livi Andreini entered college thinking she would study politics, maybe become a lobbyist or possibly get involved in government. That all changed when she felt the “spark.” Or rather, when she...

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