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RLH will not move students off-campus

Aine Pierre, News Editor July 24, 2021

After a long period of will-they, won’t-they surrounding the department of Residence Life and Housing (RLH)’s requests for students to move from on-campus housing to off-campus sites like Deacon Station...

At NC Zoo and beyond, programs incentivize vaccinations

At NC Zoo and beyond, programs incentivize vaccinations

Cate Pitterle, Staff Writer July 22, 2021

At the North Carolina State Zoo in Asheboro, NC, where thousands of tourists flocked to see the exhibits amidst recently loosened state COVID-19 restrictions, a small tent advertised a different kind of...

University will begin removing unvaccinated students from courses, housing

University will begin removing unvaccinated students from courses, housing

Aine Pierre, News Editor July 14, 2021

The university announced Wednesday that it will begin taking action against those not in compliance with its vaccine mandate.  According to an email sent on behalf of Executive Vice President Hof...

Wake Forest’s vaccine mandate reflects a wider conflict

Wake Forest’s vaccine mandate reflects a wider conflict

Cate Pitterle, Staff Writer June 29, 2021

A recent email from the administration emphasized that Fall 2021 will mostly be a post-COVID-19 semester. After two semesters in which the narrative of college life was dominated by limited social interaction,...

Provost Kersh heads new VP search committee

Provost Kersh heads new VP search committee

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor June 25, 2021

On June 17, Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue announced her retirement. This came as a shock to some members of the Wake Forest administration, who learned of the news minutes before outgoing President...

University announces intention to rename building, yet again

University announces intention to rename building, yet again

Aine Pierre, News Editor June 1, 2021

The hall formerly known as Wingate is set to undergo another name change.  On May 7, the university announced its intent to rename the hall, currently named for the university’s fourth president,...

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...

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