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Dr. Hamilton sits in front of Greene Hall overlooking Manchester Plaza while smoking his pipe on an autumn day in 2013. Hamilton passed away from leukemia this past Saturday at the age of 79.

Remembering Dr. William “Billy” Selden Hamilton

Connor McNeely and Cap McLiney October 14, 2021

Dr. William “Billy” Selden Hamilton, a professor of Slavic languages and linguistics at Wake Forest University, passed away on Oct. 9 after a years-long battle with leukemia. A profoundly intelligent...

Panhellenic Vice President of Community Relations Hannah Coates says that the organization is excited to return to in-person philanthropy.

Panhel to host talent show

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2021

On Oct. 18, the Wake Forest Panhellenic Council is hosting a talent show to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Breast cancer is the second-most common and deadly cancer among...

Wake Forest’s chapter of the International Justice Mission hopes their thrift shop will help fund missions to end slavery.

International Justice Mission opens thrift store

Christa Dutton, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

On Oct. 15, Wake Forest’s chapter of the International Justice Mission (IJM at WFU) will be hosting a pop-up thrift store, “Threads”, to raise money for rescue missions organized to free people from...

Sex Week comes to Wake Forest

Sex Week comes to Wake Forest

Aine Pierre, News Editor October 14, 2021

The Intersectional Feminist Collective (IFC), the Women’s Center and the Office of Wellbeing are hosting Sex Week Oct. 11-15. Sex Week was originally planned for Spring 2020, but was postponed. “We...

A table at the LGBTQ+ Centers national Coming Out Day celebration on Oct. 11 decked out with rainbow baked goods attracts the attention of passers-by.

LGBTQ+ Center marks Queer History Month

Aine Pierre, News Editor October 14, 2021

Throughout the month of October, the LGBTQ+ Center is celebrating Queer History Month. Queer History Month has been around since 1994, when a Missouri schoolteacher worked with advocacy organizations...

Students in traditional attire pose at the harvest festival put on by  the Asian Student Association (A.S.I.A.) on Sept. 26. A.S.I.A. collaborated with many organizations to hold the event.

Culture groups exult in in-person community

Sophie Guymon, Assistant Opinion Editor October 14, 2021

Having only 30% of students identifying as non-white, Wake Forest qualifies as a predominantly white institution (PWI). Statistics are not as easy to come by for sexuality and gender composition, but simple...

Toler(h)ated to debut next week

Toler(h)ated to debut next week

Emily Toro, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

“I'm Arab, I'm Muslim and I belong here,” That is the message that Yaser Salamah - a theater major - hopes to convey by performing a play he wrote and directed. Salamah’s play, “Toler(h)ated”...

Hit the Bricks tops $200,000 in donations

Hit the Bricks tops $200,000 in donations

Chase Bagnall Koger, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

With a grand total of $200,787.82 raised and 21,789 laps run, this year’s Hit the Bricks was the event’s most successful iteration since its inception in 2003.  The blaring music and colorful...

This school year, students must take their own precaution when it comes to wearing masks due to lack of enforcement.

Mask enforcement relies on students

Henry Parkhurst, Contributing Writer September 30, 2021

Students are sighing in relief. For the first time in over a year, the Pit looks normal. Groups of students squeeze through the double doors laughing about last weekend. Classmates sit in the corner booths,...

Campus dialogues event centers naming  guidelines

Campus dialogues event centers naming guidelines

Aine Pierre, News Editor September 30, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, Dean of the Divinity School Dr. Jonathan Lee Walton joined Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Dr. José Villalba to discuss guiding principles on naming and renaming buildings...

The tradition returns to in-person operations, which organizers hope will raise more money than last year’s virtual event.

Hit the Bricks returns to the upper quad

Christa Dutton, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Running in circles can save lives. A beloved, long-standing philanthropic Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks will gather the Wake Forest community together on Sept. 30 to save lives by running laps around...

Wake Forest’s Center for Global Programs and Studies has been working with students navigating the transition back to the U.S.

Int’l students adjust to being on campus

Mingxuan Zhu, Contributing Writer September 30, 2021

Jessica Cao, a junior from Shaanxi, China, arrived at the airport four hours before the flight's departure time in Shanghai, only to see a long line in front of her. Ninety percent of the line consisted...

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