"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

The speak out focused on the often invisible labor done by Black students, faculty and staff on Wake Forests campus.

At speak out, students call attention to invisible labor

Maryam Khanum, Opinion Editor April 30, 2022

At 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, students, faculty and administrators attended a speak out in Tribble Courtyard addressing the unrecognized labor of the Black community on campus.  Organized by a group...

Student Government leaders and members of the SAPSA committee hope to receive a high student response rate so the survey can best represent student experiences and perspectives.

University conducts campus climate survey

Emily Toro, News Editor March 16, 2022

Wake Forest University students were invited to complete the Sexual Misconduct Campus Climate Survey on March 15. Campus climate surveys, according to Pilar Agudelo, co-chair of the Sexual Assault Prevention,...

Indigenous leaders have been on the front lines of environmental justice for generations.

Environmental justice series catalyzes conversation

Lucy Roberts, Contributing Writer March 3, 2022

 On Feb. 23 and 24, the Wake Forest University Intercultural Center and the Program for Leadership and Character hosted the Indigenous Environmental Justice Leadership series, which consisted of three...

Dr. Jordan-Zachery spoke about the need for recognizing Black womens humanity.

RIPI begins spring 2022 speaker series

Kathleen Kerr, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

 The Race, Inequality, and Policy Initiative (RIPI) kicked off their spring 2022 speaker series on Feb. 23 with a virtual event called “Black Women and de ‘Rona”. RIPI Director and Wake Forest Politics...

Wake Forest held its annual Founders Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 17.
President Wente delivered the opening address and reflected on her first year at Wake Forest.

WFU hosts annual Founders’ Day Convocation

Natasha Heisenberg, Contributing Writer February 24, 2022

On Thursday, Feb. 17, Wake Forest University held its annual Founders’ Day Convocation. The ceremony, which took place in Wait Chapel, celebrated the university’s legacy, commemorating the strides...

Bruner’s book “The Nation Must Awake” is a retelling of
her great-grandmother’s account of the Tulsa Massacre.

Anneliese Bruner delivers keynote address

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

 “We have to seize the stories that are all around us, within our families and communities,” Anneliese Bruner, Wake Forest’s 2022 Black History Month keynote speaker said, introducing the topic...

Green, blue, purple and orange flags line Tribble Courtyard in lieu of Mental Health Week,
representing the various mental health issues faced by those living in the United States.

Wake Forest celebrates Mental Health Week

Emily Toro, News Editor February 17, 2022

Mental Health Week kicked off this Monday with the theme "Love Yourself", embracing the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Led by Wake Forest Student Government, Mental Health Week encompasses a series of large...

Lam museum displays student-curated exhibit

Lam museum displays student-curated exhibit

Maddie Stopyra, Contributing Writer February 17, 2022

The Timothy S.Y. Lam Museum of Anthropology held a lecture on Feb. 7, entitled “The Endurance of Latin America Through Colonialism”, by Dr. Scotti Norman. The event celebrated the opening of a new...

BSA hosts ‘Celebration of Black Arts’ event

Meg Zenke, Contributing Writer February 17, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 12, the Black Student Alliance hosted their annual Celebration of the Black Arts event in Brendle Recital Hall.  The mission of the Celebration of the Black Arts is to uplift the community...

Wake Forest students and faculty receive MLK award

Wake Forest students and faculty receive MLK award

Christa Dutton, News Editor February 10, 2022

 The 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners were recognized at the MLK Celebration, hosted by Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). The annual co-sponsored...

Dorothy A. Brown is a School of Law professor at Emory University and author of “The Whiteness of Wealth”.

Slave, Race and Memory Project hosts annual lecture

Natasha Heisenberg, Contributing Writer February 10, 2022

 On Tuesday, Feb. 1, Wake Forest welcomed Emory University School of Law Professor Dorothy A. Brown to speak in the annual Slavery, Race and Memory Project lecture series. The lecture, which took place...

Aleksiuns research highlights Jewish historians in Poland.

Lecture commemorates Jewish historians

Hannah Abernethy, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

In a Jan. 27 lecture commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Inaugural Henry Rich Professor Natalia Aleksiun shared a 1938 quote from Majer Balaban, father of Jewish-Polish historiography.  “Some...

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