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Committee reviews campus building names

Committee reviews campus building names
October 15, 2020

On Sept. 4, President Nathan Hatch announced the creation of the Advisory Committee on Naming, as an extension of the efforts initiated by the President’s Commission on Race, Equity and Community and...

Outside the Bubble: 2020 Presidential Debate

Debate moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace directs the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on September 29, 2020. (Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images/TNS)
October 1, 2020

In an overly-polarized presidential race where any major subject from COVID-19 measures to climate change seem to have been politicized, the majority of people who watched the presidential debate on Tuesday...

Code of Conduct regulates student life

Code of Conduct regulates student life
September 24, 2020

Wake Forest has successfully kept campus open since move-in started on Aug. 17, a timeline that sounds short but is on the longer side of higher education in-person operations in North Carolina when considering...

Classics embraces anti-racist curriculum

Postdoctoral Fellow Caitlin Hines and artist Leo Rucker unveil of his portrait of Helen Maria Chestnutt as a part of “14 Black Classicists: A Photographic Installation” in the ZSR Library on Friday, January 17, 2019.
September 17, 2020

When professor T.H.M. Gellar-Goad from the Classics department first introduced his “Classics Beyond Whiteness” initiative last fall, the idea was to have a year-long multidisciplinary programming...

University quarantine protocols lack clarity

University quarantine protocols lack clarity
September 3, 2020

Undergraduate student testing and self-quarantine have been one of the main points of Wake Forest University’s Our Way Forward plan to a successful in-person semester, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Students...

Students share quarantine hotel experience

Students share quarantine hotel experience
August 27, 2020

If you have been on social media lately, odds are you have seen one of the many  food unveiling Tik Toks of New York University students opening lunch boxes to find a packaged croissant and a bag of Doritos...

A Primer on Wake Forest Traditions

A Primer on Wake Forest Traditions
August 14, 2020

When you join a school with 186 years of history such as Wake Forest University, you’re bound to come across and experience countless traditions during your four-year college experience.  Most people...

Three Years Later: Advice from a Senior

Three Years Later: Advice from a Senior
August 14, 2020

Leaving your parents’ house for the first time to go to college can be an exhilarating but also extremely challenging time. The freedom and independence you get for the first time is truly amazing, but...

Wubetu Shimelash: Communication

Wubetu Shimelash: Communication
April 30, 2020

If you have been at Wake Forest long enough, chances are you have seen Wubetu Shimelash sporting his signature fedora, working on clips for his next documentaries with heavy camera sets at the quad. Or...

“COVID-19 was once a distant threat … now it was in my lungs” : A student’s account of fighting the coronavirus

“COVID-19 was once a distant threat … now it was in my lungs” : A student’s account of fighting the coronavirus
April 13, 2020

Much akin to millions of people worldwide, contracting the novel coronavirus abruptly put my whole life on hold and deeply changed my perspective in the process.  On March 12, I was living abroad in...

Chiefs Defeat 49ers In Super Bowl Redemption

Fullback Kyle Juszczyk of the 49ers dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the Chiefs during the 2020 Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2020.
February 6, 2020

After knocking on the door for the past 50 years, the Kansas City Chiefs finally made it to the big game and conquered the elusive title in a 31-20 win against the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday night. In...

Chiefs And 49ers Set For Super Bowl Clash

Rich Sugg/Kansas City Star/TNS
January 23, 2020

On Sunday, the only visual link between the way that both the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers took care of business at home during championship weekend was the red confetti rain of the teams’...

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