"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

Wahl competes on Season 33 of Survivor.

Deacon Profile: Will Wahl

Christa Dutton, News Editor April 13, 2022

Will Wahl is a 24-year-old 2L student at Wake Forest University School of Law and a former contestant on the reality television show “Survivor”. In 2016, Wahl appeared on the show’s 33rd season,...

Sanders is the founder of NeuroVice.

Deacon Profile: Ashlyn Sanders

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor March 30, 2022

Ashlyn Sanders, a first-year student at Wake Forest Medical School, is the founder and CEO of NeuroVice, a company that produces first-to-market medical device technology for seizure patients. The device...

Locklair poses with a composition.

Deacon Profile: Dan Locklair

Meredith Prince, Features Editor March 24, 2022

 Dr. Dan Locklair is a composer-in-residence and professor of music at Wake Forest University, joining the faculty in 1982. Originally from Charlotte, NC, his compositions are widely performed around...

Caroline Phillips is a Washington
D.C.-based entrepreneur and social justice advocate
who is a rising star in the cannabis industry.

Deacon Profile: Caroline Phillips

Meredith Prince, Features Editor March 3, 2022

 Caroline Phillips, Wake Forest’ 03, is a Washington D.C.-based entrepreneur and social justice advocate who is a rising star in the cannabis industry. In 2016, Phillips founded the National Cannabis...

Agudelos work around sex education and preventing interpersonal violence on campus earned her a spot as co-chair of the SAPSA Committee.

Deacon Profile: Pilar Agudelo

Maddie Sayre, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Pilar Agudelo is a junior from Portland, OR majoring in Politics and International Affairs and serves on the Sexual Assault Prevention, Support and Accountability (SAPSA) committee as co-chair. Agudelo...

Pearson, a senior from Mt. Holly, NJ, has been involved in multiple campus movements.

Deacon Profile: Bea Pearson

Sydney Pasceri, Contributing Writer February 17, 2022

Bea Pearson is a senior from Mount Holly, NJ who is majoring in history and double minoring in American ethnic studies and politics & international affairs. Pearson was one of the recipients of this...

Chris Ohl is an infectious disease expert who has guided Wake Forests COVID-19 policies.

Deacon Profile: Christopher Ohl

Connor McNeely, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

 Dr. Chris Ohl is an infectious disease specialist currently working for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and serves as a COVID-19 adviser to Wake Forest University. Ohl received his B.S. degree from...

Ally Swartzberg has served as president throughout numerous crises.

Deacon Profile: Ally Swartzberg

Meredith Prince, Features Editor February 3, 2022

Ally Swartzberg is a senior from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey who is an anthropology and politics double major. She was elected as Wake Forest University’s student body president last March after serving...

Battle teaches courses on social justice in the social sciences, reimagining the criminal legal system and courts and criminal procedure.

Deacon Profile: Brittany Battle

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

Dr. Brittany Battle is a scholar-activist and an assistant professor in the Sociology Department at Wake Forest University. Her research interests include social and family policy, courts, social justice...

Deacon Profile: Dr. Shea Kidd-Brown

Deacon Profile: Dr. Shea Kidd-Brown

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor January 20, 2022

Dr. Shea Kidd Brown is the recently-appointed vice president for Campus Life, the administrative division which includes Campus Recreation, Residence Life and Housing, Campus Police, and several other...

Deacon Profile: Mason Goodwyn

Deacon Profile: Mason Goodwyn

Meredith Prince, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

Mason Goodwyn is a freshman from Leesburg, Va. who intends to major in mathematical business. He is a member of the Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) on campus, the Leadership and Character Scholars...

Deacon Profile: Zach Scofield

Deacon Profile: Zach Scofield

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor November 18, 2021

Zach Scofield is a senior from Rutherfordton, N.C. who is majoring in physics and minoring in mathematics. Over the summer, Scofield was awarded a URECA grant to study the quantum effects related to a...

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