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Concern grows as “Subway smell” spreads

Concern grows as “Subway smell” spreads

Tommy Murphy, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

At 3 a.m. on April 1, a group of 26 freshman girls reported smelling the indescribable, but ever-recognizable aroma of Subway while returning to Babcock Residence Hall. This comes following numerous reports...

Dean Shaggy enjoying a glass of kombucha and a few unripened bananas for lunch in his favorite location on campus, the beloved South Pit window booth on a Monday afternoon.

Deacon Profile: Dean of Administration

Will Zimmerman, Online Managing Editor April 1, 2021

Dean Shaggy began as Dean of Administration in 2017 after spending seven years as Aquatics Coordinator at the Sutton Center. On the weekends, Shaggy can be found running through Reynolda Trail, lounging...

“Golden Corral accurately reflects the beliefs and values of Wake Forest,” reads a press release. “Golden Corral’s slogan, ‘The only one for everyone,’ mirrors the pro humanitate ideal that our school embodies.

Golden Corral selected to replace Moe’s in Benson

Alexandra Karlinchak, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

Next fall, the infamous cries of “Welcome to Moe’s” will no longer ring throughout the far-too-overpopulated Benson University Center food court. Instead, the quiet gurgling of a mysteriously viscous...

University launches fire alarm wellness program

University launches fire alarm wellness program

Katie Fox, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

As pressure mounts from students demanding any semblance of a Spring Break or an expansion upon the two modest-at-best “Wellness Days” written into the otherwise normal semester calendar, university...

Magician Ricky Jay-Jay escapes rat race

Magician Ricky Jay-Jay escapes rat race

Tommy Murphy, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

A man wearing a blue button-down splattered with mustard stains, far-too-large khaki pants and scuffed brown dress shoes walks out onto Manchester plaza’s makeshift outdoor stage. In front of him, the...

Pop and R&B star Cardi B. pays a visit to Wake Forest’s campus. Where does she choose to stop first? None other than Wait Chapel. The strobe lights behind the chapel were put there especially for her.

Commencement this year looks different

Olivia Field, Senior Writer April 1, 2021

On March 19, Wake Forest announced that they will be holding an in-person commencement ceremony celebrating the Class of 2021. The classically vague email explained that, following the conferring of degrees,...

University set to relax drug policy

University set to relax drug policy

Jack Portman, Senior Writer April 1, 2021

After reading Jack Kerouac’s classic novel “On the Road”, Associate Dean of Student Conduct Jim Simpson announced on Monday that he has opted to revise the sections of the student code of conduct...

Bulking 101 with QB1 Sam Hartman

Bulking 101 with QB1 Sam Hartman

Will Zimmerman, Online Managing Editor April 1, 2021

So, you say you want to get big? You want to play D1 football? You want to become the best version of yourself? Sam Hartman is here to help. Premier athletes like Hartman know that performing at the...

SneezSafe reworked to hide COVID-19 cases

SneezSafe reworked to hide COVID-19 cases

Cooper Sullivan, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

The company tasked with running Wake Forest’s first and only line of defense against a fourth COVID-19 outbreak on campus has been receiving a hail of backlash over the past 24 hours after a new survey...

Chaz the cat returns with statement

Chaz the cat returns with statement

Chaz the Cat, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

In preparation for April Fool’s Day this year, I’ve been busy making lists, checking them twice and figuring out who’s naughty and who’s nice. It’s a hard life being a house cat, and ahead of...

The OBGYN reached out to interview Lenny the Llama at his home residence.

Absence of beloved llama exposes mental health crisis

Fake Worest April 1, 2021

Did you notice something different about mental health week this year? Was there any specific instance of shocking emptiness that you felt among the chaos? Apart from everyone experiencing a mob mentality...

New C2C will discuss merit of C2Cs

New C2C will discuss merit of C2Cs

Elle Woods, Visiting writer from the Harvard Crimson April 1, 2021

Discussion groups, including the “Calls to Conversation” initiative, have been a core tenet of the university’s response to social issues raised by students on campus. Some, though, feel that Wake...

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