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The University Counseling Center will lose two more counselors once the spring semester comes to a close, but Incoming Director Dr. Warrenetta Mann is confident the university can fill those positions by the beginning of the Fall 2021 Semester.

UCC slated to lose two more counselors over the summer

Alexandra Karlinchak, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, mental health coverage has become more of a numbers game than ever before. This truth carries over from clinical practices to college campuses — Wake Forest is no exception....

University announces new art award

University announces new art award

Emily Toro, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Wake Forest will create an award recognizing the legacy of its late professor, Maya Angelou, an acclaimed American poet, storyteller, director, singer, actress and activist, among other roles. A committee...

Amoureux’s class model involves inviting the authors of class readings to speak over Zoom so that students can ask questions related to the readings.

New politics class receives NEH grant money

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor April 29, 2021

As teachers and instructors across the globe struggle to properly engage their students through their computer screens, Professor Jack Amoureux had a new idea for his Special Topics in Politics course....

Teach-ins, which helped galvanize the youth activist movements of yesteryear, are the focus of the Sociology 390 class final project.

Sociology class holds teach-ins

Aine Pierre, News Editor April 29, 2021

Those who believe in the power of student activism know that it always has a place in society — but certain movements, certain eras, seem to call out for student engagement. Eras like the 1960s, where...

Deacon Profile: Chris Gilliam

Deacon Profile: Chris Gilliam

Caroline Walker, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Christopher Gilliam is serving as the new director of choral activities at Wake Forest University. Before that, he held the same position at Davidson College. He is also the artistic director of the Winston-Salem...

Plant-based dining has increased in popularity at Wake Forest, especially after the introduction of the Vegan Station at the Pit four years ago.

Four years in, plant-forward dining is a success

Margaret Bolt, Contributing Writer April 29, 2021

Just over four years since the rollout of a new “plant-forward” eating initiative, Wake Forest has built a strong reputation as a national top-10 school for vegan friendliness. When the university...

“Our energy was on fire because it was our first performance,” said Demon Divas President Marie Anderson (‘21). The Divas performed in the Scales Breezeway Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.

Two singing groups hold outdoor concerts

Sophie Guymon, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Campus is alive with the sound of music. In this past week, both Minor Variation (MV) — Wake’s female Christian a cappella ensemble — and Demon Divas — an all-girls contemporary group — held...

Student Government Report from April 27

Student Government Report from April 27

Jessica Schmidt, SG Beat Reporter April 29, 2021

Executive Reports President Miles Middleton shared that he has been meeting with President-elect Ally Swartzberg about the transition for the upcoming year and thanked everyone for a good year. Speaker...

Black Lives Matter protests took place across Winston-Salem following the murder of George Floyd. University officials and the Winston-Salem community celebrated Chauvin’s arrest and called for full racial justice.

WFU students, faculty react to guilty verdict for Chauvin

Aine Pierre, News Editor April 22, 2021

Fifty-three years and 23 days ago, famed civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said this about "remaining awake during a great revolution": "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends...

Student Government Report from April 20

Student Government Report from April 20

Jessica Schmidt, SG Beat Reporter April 22, 2021

Executive Reports President Miles Middleton commented on the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial and reminded students that the work for justice continues beyond this case. He also reported that he is...

Among the projects at the conference will be an analysis of food availability in Winston-Salem and its surroundings, presented by Dylan Tynes and Ashley Peake.

Wake Forest hosts conference on inequality

Aine Pierre, News Editor April 22, 2021

Last semester, juniors Tal Feldman and Ashley Peake founded the Collegiate Association for Inequality Research (CAIR) at Wake Forest to address what they saw as a lack of organized support for students...

Deacon Profile: Anna Price

Deacon Profile: Anna Price

Emily Toro, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Anna Price is a junior from Hendersonville, N.C. who is majoring in psychology and minoring in linguistics. Price currently serves as the sustainable consumption intern in the Office of Sustainability....

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