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Barn Indefinitely Closed To Student-Sponsored Events

Barn Indefinitely Closed To Student-Sponsored Events
September 13, 2018

In the wake of the shooting death of Winston-Salem State University student Najee Ali Baker on Jan. 20 at the Barn, Wake Forest’s Campus Life division conducted a review of event management policies....

Birds Find A New Home On Wake Forest’s Streets

Screenshot courtesy of Melissa Cooney
September 6, 2018

Wake Forest students have recently found a new way to get to their classes when they’re running late. The Bird Electric Scooter is the newest way to get around on campus. Bird is an electric scooter...

UNITY Project Highlights Diversity

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University
September 6, 2018

There’s been a bold addition to the Wake Forest campus, and it’s hard to miss. Located on the lawn in front of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library sat an interconnected web of different colored yarns, which...

In Memoriam: Professor David Coates

Wake Forest Political Science professor David Coates, the Worrell Professor of Anglo American Studies, teaches his seminar class in Tribble Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2008.
August 30, 2018

“A wizard in the classroom,” “incredibly knowledgeable as well as very fair, kind and encouraging,” “fantastic professor” and “influential scholar in his field” are all phrases students...

WakeWell Added To Pre-Orientation Offerings

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August 30, 2018

During this year’s pre-orientation activities, while much of the Class of 2022 was adventuring outdoors, volunteering in the Winston-Salem community and learning about the history of Wake Forest, a group...

Assistant Basketball Coach Faces Assault Charges

Assistant Basketball Coach Faces Assault Charges
August 30, 2018

After a year fraught with challenges and tragedies in the Wake Forest community, another painful blow came earlier this month in the form of a criminal charge levelled against assistant basketball coach...

Making Move-Out More Sustainable

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April 26, 2018

As the academic year begins to wind down, a familiar frenetic buzz washes over Wake Forest’s student body. The stresses of finals and the excitement of summer command the attention of students, so most...

DJ/Singer gnash to Headline Spring Concert

Photo Courtesy of Stereogum
April 26, 2018

The spring semester at Wake Forest is marked by several events that students always look forward to: campus days, Springfest, Shag on the Mag and the spring concert. On March 23, Student Union announced...

Fintech Club Adapts to a New Monetary World

Photo Courtesy of Wake Fintech
April 26, 2018

Whether students realize it or not, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and financial technology (fintech) is on the rise, both on campus and in the real world. Paypal can be used to pay for t-shirts and club dues,...

In Memoriam: Maggie O’Sullivan

In Memoriam: Maggie O'Sullivan
April 26, 2018

The Wake Forest community is grieving the loss of Maggie O’Sullivan, a freshman from Kennett Square, PA, who tragically passed away the evening of Friday, April 20, in her room in Johnson. President...

Deacon Profile: Maren Morris

Photo Courtesy of Maren Morris
April 26, 2018

Not many college students can recall a time when they were sitting in their car, dressed as Elsa from Frozen between stints at children’s parties getting some homework done. Sophomore Maren Morris isn’t...

Dining Hall Initiatives Reduce Food Waste

Lillian Johnson/Old Gold&Black
April 26, 2018

A variety of initiatives have been implemented on the Wake Forest campus to reduce food waste from the dining halls and give back to the local community. These plans are twofold but share the goal of...

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