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"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Students, faculty and Winston-Salem community members gather in Wait Chapel for the annual Lovefeast.

Wake Forest celebrates 58th annual Lovefeast

Alexandra Meier, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

Wake Forest hosted its annual Lovefeast in Wait Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 3.  The tradition, which is rooted in Moravian values of love and fellowship, began in 1965 when Moravian student Jane Sherril...

Held in Benson University Center, the dinner was open to all Wake Forest community members.

Wake Forest College Democrats host friendship dinner

Skyler Villamar-Jones, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

Wake Forest College Democrats hosted a friendship dinner intended to provide a safe environment for students to share perspectives about the Israel-Hamas war on Wed., Nov. 29. “We’re students first,...

The Physical Planning Committee conducted a Study Space Survey in October, which found that 89 percent of respondents were unsatisfied with the current study spaces available on the Reynolda campus.

SG requests more study space during finals

Harshil Jani, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

Wake Forest Student Government unanimously passed Senate Resolution 4 (S.R.4) on Tuesday, Nov. 14, requesting that academic buildings be open to students for 24 hours a day between Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. The...

President Susan Wente delivers her annual address.

President Susan Wente delivers annual address

Caroline Khalaf, Contributing Writer November 21, 2023

During this year’s presidential address, Wake Forest President Susan Wente spoke to faculty, staff, students and alumni about how she sees the university accomplishing the goals outlined in the university’s...

Turkeypalooza is an annual event in which Campus Kitchen volunteers prepare more than 600 meals from scratch to donate to 10 local community partners, who then distribute the meals to individuals who otherwise would not have access to holiday meals.

Campus Kitchen hosts Turkeypalooza

Skyler Villamar-Jones, Contributing Writer November 21, 2023

In preparation for Thanksgiving week, Campus Kitchen hosted Turkeypalooza — its largest event of the year — last week to help provide local families with meals during the holiday season. “It’s...

Yeonmi Park details her experiences living in North Korea.

Yeonmi Park event draws mixed reviews

Sheryl Zhang, Contributing Writer November 17, 2023

Conservative activist and North Korean defector Yeonmi Park recounted her escape from her home country — and her subsequent perspective on the United States — in her talk “The Truth About Communism”...

On Tuesday, students attended a talk where experts shared advice and information about female orgasms.

Third annual ‘Sex Week’ goes off with a bang

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor November 15, 2023

Last week, the Sexual Health Ambassador Group (SHAG) held Wake Forest’s third annual Sex Week where SHAG reported a record-breaking 567 students participated in sponsored events that promoted sexual...

Carolyn Finney speaks at Wake Forest.

Carolyn Finney unveils lost environmental histories

Alexandra Meier, Contributing Writer November 15, 2023

Wake Forest hosted renowned environmentalist and storyteller Dr. Carolyn Finney to lead a conversation about privilege, belonging and the exclusion of Black voices from environmental policy. Her visit...

(Courtesy of Wake Forest Student Government)

SG legislation establishes diversity and inclusion requirement for senators

Maddie Stopyra, News Editor November 15, 2023

Wake Forest Student Government unanimously voted to pass Senate Bill 1 during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7, which amends Article II, Section 3 of the Student Government Bylaws to increase senators’...

A map shows the geography of the current Israel-Hamas war (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

History and politics professors host teach-in about Israel-Hamas war

Maria Silveira , Contributing Writer November 14, 2023

Members of the Wake Forest community gathered in Benson University Center on Nov. 8 for a teach-in which aimed to create a space to discuss and learn the context surrounding the ongoing Israel-Hamas war...

Students dance and celebrate at Holiday Fest (Courtesy of Wake Forest University).

Festival celebrates South and Southeast Asian holidays

Harshil Jani, Contributing Writer November 14, 2023

In a vibrant celebration of cultures, the South Asian Students Association (SASA), Hindu Students Association (HSA), Muslim Students Association (MSA) and World Tea Association came together in the Sutton...

Members of the university community have been advocating for a childcare center for many decades.

Wake Forest announces plans for new child care and early education center

Lucy Roberts, Social Media Manager November 10, 2023

After decades of advocacy from faculty and staff — ranging from committee discussions to thoroughly researched presentations — Wake Forest plans to establish a child care and early education center,...

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