"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

Criminal justice expert, School of Law professor and Vice Provost Kami Chavis ends her 15-year-long career at Wake Forest and will undertake a new role at William & Mary on July 1.

Chavis concludes career at Wake

Emily Toro, News Editor January 28, 2022

Criminal justice expert, professor in the School of Law and Vice Provost Kami Chavis will conclude her 15-year career at Wake Forest University and assume her new role as the R. Hugh and Nolie Haynes Professor...

Harjo, citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate.

U.S. Poet Laureate visits Wake Forest

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 28, 2022

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo visited Wake Forest University on Jan. 25-27. She led students in a three-day interdisciplinary writing workshop and gave a public poetry performance in Wait Chapel at 7 p.m....

The plays funded by the new grant will be performed in Wait Chapel as part of the National Black Theatre Festival.

Henry Luce Foundation grant aids WFU plays

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 28, 2022

Wake Forest University has received a grant of $250,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to produce two original plays for the 2024 National Black Theatre Festival.  In December of 2020, the Luce Foundation...

Signs across campus encourage students to complete the Healthy Minds survey.

UCC conducts ‘Healthy Minds’ student survey

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor January 28, 2022

 The University Counseling Center (UCC) is conducting its biannual “Healthy Minds” survey from Jan. 24 to Feb. 18.  The survey asks students questions on topics such as anxiety, depression, eating...

Alumni of the Wake Forest University School of Business accredit their career successes
at top accounting firms to their professors and the holistic business curriculum.

Top accounting firms hire WFU grads at high rates

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer January 20, 2022

 According to a report from higher education research group OnlineU, Wake Forest School of Business graduates are more likely to earn jobs at a “Big Four” firm than at any other business school.  The...

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Climate
Change, Environmental Justice, and the
Fate of Democracy, explores the
work of the Virginia Interfaith Power
and Light.

Humanities Professor hosts climate change talk

Emily Toro, News Editor January 20, 2022

 “We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. ”  Wake Forest Humanities Professor Dr. Corey D.B. Walker commenced a climate...

The TedxWake event, coincidentally, was supposed to feature talks on the positive power of disruption.

Snow forces TEDxWake to cancel event

Editorial Staff January 20, 2022

 In a late-night Instagram post, TEDxWake announced that it is canceling its in-person event, which was scheduled for Jan. 22.  Originally, concerns about inclement winter weather expected for this...

Wake Radio showcases at the 2017 Fall Involvement Fair.

Activity fair moves to February over COVID-19 concerns

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 14, 2022

The Spring Involvement Fair, originally scheduled for Jan. 19, has been postponed until Feb. 2 due to concerns around the highly contagious Omicron variant.  “We decided to postpone this event due...

Continued indoor mask mandates, a new visitor policy and modified quarantine and isolation periods are among the updated COVID-19 policies for the Spring 2022 semester.

WFU updates COVID policies for Spring 2022

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 13, 2022

 As the Omicron variant sweeps the nation and COVID-19 cases reach their highest peaks since the pandemic’s inception, Wake Forest has updated its protocols for the Spring 2022 semester so that classes...

Wake Forest University students meet up with their friends and socialize before finding their classes on the first day.

UCC adopts partnership with TimelyCare

January 13, 2022

 After a December announcement that Wake Forest’s Counseling Center will not be continuing usage of their rapid access model for the spring semester, the UCC has proceeded with the implementation of...

Sorority recruiters, including Kappa Deltas Caroline Searcy, prepare for the online recruitment for pledge class 2022.

Bid day confirmed to remain in-person

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

 Bid Day event for sorority recruitment will be held in person this Sunday, according to Panhellenic Council president and senior Emily Conway. For the past two years, the Panhellenic Council has held...

Wake Forest University students meet up with their friends and socialize before finding their classes on the first day.

Students reflect on fourth COVID FDOC

Hope Zhu, Contributing Writer January 13, 2022

Despite several peer institutions beginning the semester with remote instruction, Wake Forest University’s Spring 2022 semester commenced on Jan. 10, with in-person classes and eager students.   Around...

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