"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Weinstein Verdict Initiates Debate

Weinstein Verdict Initiates Debate

Camille Monceaux March 5, 2020
Students wrestle with the issue of sexual assault at the university
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Wake Forest traditions you shouldn’t miss

Emma Skeels August 22, 2015

One of the most appealing aspects of a tour of Wake Forest as a prospective student is the dizzying array of traditions our campus celebrates each year. From Shag on the Mag to President’s Ball, there...

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Advice from a graduating senior

Erin Patterson August 22, 2015

I remember thinking at some point in the doldrums of my sophomore year that I wished someone had warned me about my freshman year. Of course, I was warned about creepy guys and sugary punch at frat parties....

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How to tailgate the Wake Forest way

Mckenzie Maddox August 22, 2015

The beauty of football season is that it brings every Demon Deacon together to cheer on one team. Thousands of fans all in the same place for the same reason can be quite exhilarating, yet for a first-timer,...

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Discover the secrets of the Old Gold Swipe

Kyle Tatich August 22, 2015

Welcome, Wake Forest class of 2019, your life is changing dramatically as you face yawning uncertainties each day. You may wonder if you prepared yourself enough for class or if your ride for a party...

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Avoid the dreaded freshman 15

Chris Caswell August 22, 2015

Living on your own for the first time means that you have a lot of new responsibilities, like doing your laundry, going to class and choosing all of your meals. It’s exciting to have all of that independence,...

Enjoy college without breaking the bank

Enjoy college without breaking the bank

Austin Cook August 22, 2015

Living on your own for the first time away from home brings a huge swath of new opportunities. These next four years will be (for most of you) the first time when you’ll be almost fully in charge of...

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To rush or not to rush?

August 22, 2015

Pro-Greek By Sarah Moran When you first arrive to college as a freshman, everything can seem overwhelming. It may be the first time you are living on your own, you have to make a whole new set of friends...

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How to stay close with friends from home

Caitlin Herlihy August 22, 2015

As I tossed my hat in the air on graduation day, I squeezed my best friend’s hand, unable to avoid the undeniable truth: today marks the end of an era. There would be no more stuffing our faces with...

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Advice from campus celebrities

August 22, 2015

Deacs are proud of our expansive network — take advantage of your resources and listen to tips from some of Wake Forest’s most well-known individuals. Nathan O. Hatch, President of Wake Forest University  “Welcome...

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Create a personalized dorm room

Mckenzie Maddox August 22, 2015

When I found out I would not only be living in Bostwick (the second oldest dorm) but also living in the basement (key: it has a funky smell), I dreaded move-in day. I was so excited to start my next chapter...

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Build a relationship with professors

Emma Skeels August 22, 2015

One of the greatest things about Wake Forest (and the one the university brags about the most) is the small class sizes. Among other things, these class sizes are great because they help to facilitate...

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