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"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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Bonny Shade speaks to members of Panhellenic sororities on Sept. 18.

Panhel’s Bonny Shade event is met with backlash

Virginia Noone and Natasha Heisenberg September 20, 2023

Wake Forest’s Panhellenic Council hosted a mandatory lecture on Monday with sexual violence educator and speaker Bonny Shade. The event drew criticism from some Panhellenic members because of its mandatory...

Wake Forests fall in the US News rankings has been the talk of campus these past few days.

Campus reacts to Wake Forest’s drop in US News ranking

Claire O'Brien, Assistant News Editor September 20, 2023

Wake Forest’s significant drop in the U.S. News rankings has dominated conversation this week, both on campus and social media. University leaders assure students with concerns that the lower ranking...

Campus Kitchen will decide how to spend the almost $8,000 donation it received this summer.

Jell-O shot competition leads to huge donation for Campus Kitchen

Rylee Mulhollen, Contributing Writer September 19, 2023

Campus Kitchen received a $7,622 donation from Rocco’s Pizzeria and Cantina thanks to Wake Forest fans participating in a Jell-O shot competition at the bar during the Omaha College Baseball World Series...

(Courtesy of Wake Forest)

Wake Forest falls out of the top 30 in latest US News rankings

Maddie Stopyra and Aine Pierre September 18, 2023

The U.S. News & World Report ranked Wake Forest No. 47, down 18 spots from 29 in 2023, on its list of 2024 U.S. News Best National Universities released today. This is the first time the university...

Matt Clifford is currently serving as interim dean of students.

Matt Clifford to serve as interim dean of students after Adam Goldstein’s departure

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor September 12, 2023

Dr. Matthew Clifford, former dean of Residence Life & Housing, has been appointed as interim dean of students after Dr. Adam Goldstein resigned at the end of last academic year, according to Vice President...

During the Climb to Remember, participants climb the one stair for every victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Winston-Salem community, Wake Forest students climb to remember

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor September 11, 2023

On Sept. 11, 2001, four commercial airplanes were hijacked by al-Qaeda in a terrorist attack against the United States. Two planes struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, and...

Dr. Corey D.B. Walker speaks at the Commemoration of the Enslaved.

Dr. Corey D. B. Walker is named permanent dean of the divinity school

Claire O'Brien, Assistant News Editor September 8, 2023

Dr. Corey D.B. Walker will be the permanent dean of the Wake Forest School of Divinity, according to a Sept. 7  email sent on behalf of Wake Forest President Susan R. Wente and Provost Michele Gillespie.  Walker...

Just over half of the students who have visited Student Health for an upper respiratory infection have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Campus Health Chair Dr. Warrenetta Mann (Courtesy of Wake Forest).

Student Health reports a spike in COVID-19 cases

Maddie Stopyra and Christa Dutton September 7, 2023

Wake Forest’s College of Arts and Sciences is encouraging faculty to be flexible with attendance in light of an uptick in COVID-19 cases reported by Student Health Service.  Medical director of Student...

President Dr. Susan Wente addresses the Class of 2027 at Convocation (Courtesy of Wake Forest).

Incoming freshmen join university community at convocation

Sophie Fionda and Maddie Stopyra September 1, 2023

Wake Forest Provost Michele Gillespie opened the 2023 New Student Convocation at Wait Chapel on Aug. 25 by emphasizing the importance of academic integrity.  “Part of being a student at Wake Forest...

Wake Forests strategic framework is built around three core goals: creating a community of learning, creating a community of inquiry and creating a community of partnership (Courtesy of Wake Forest).

Wake Forest looks toward 2034

Christa Dutton and Maddie Stopryra August 31, 2023

Wake Forest University released its strategic framework plan to outline the university’s vision as it prepares to enter its third century in 2034.  Titled “Framing our Future,” the document details...

Winston-Salem is a big city with plenty of places to explore and things to do (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

What to do in Winston-Salem, from a local

Maddie Stopyra, News Editor August 28, 2023

As someone who attends college in her hometown, I began my freshman year at Wake Forest thinking that I had experienced everything Winston-Salem had to offer. I spent high school studying at Barnes &...

In a typical Wake Forest class, about seven percent of students have legacy status, according to Vice President of Enrollment Eric Maguire (Courtesy of Wake Forest).

As national attention turns to legacy admissions, what are Wake Forest’s policies?

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2023

After the Supreme Court ruled against the use of affirmative action in college admissions, the nation has turned its attention to another factor often used in admissions at elite schools – legacy status.  Legacy...

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