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Independence of the Wake Forest Review Examined

Independence of the Wake Forest Review Examined
April 19, 2018

“The Independent Newspaper at Wake Forest,” is how the Wake Forest Review self-brands itself as a student publication. Yet, with a nine-member, conservative Board of Directors and their status as part...

School of Business Avoids Promoting Sustainability

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April 19, 2018

Wake Forest prides itself on its Pro Humanitate motto and its commitment to leaving the world better than we found it. The Office of Sustainability leads campus environmental initiatives, which naturally...

Wake Forest to Implement a New Makerspace

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April 19, 2018

A drill press, a 3D printer, a laser cutter and sewing machines: these are just a few of the tools that will be available to students as soon as next semester, following the creation of a “WakerSpace,”...

Code of Conduct Changes Seek Final Review

Code of Conduct Changes Seek Final Review
April 19, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, Associate Dean of Students for Student Conduct Matthew Clifford provided a much-anticipated overview of the Student Code of Conduct revision process. Clifford’s talk addressed...

Dining Services Moves Towards Local Ingredients

Dining Services Moves Towards Local Ingredients
April 19, 2018

After swiping into the Fresh Food Company, affectionately known to students as the Pit, one first encounters a colorful and varied display of grains and vegetables at the salad station. “My favorite...

Holi Arrives with Flying Colors

Krishna Chopra/Old Gold & Black
April 19, 2018

The South Asian Student Association and Hindu Student Association’s annual celebration of Holi, the Festival of Colors, involved free Indian food, music, dance performances, water balloons and powdered...

Wake Forest Honors Arnold Palmer

Wake Forest Honors Arnold Palmer
April 12, 2018

This past week, the Wake Forest community participated in annual celebrations of distinguished alumnus, Arnold Palmer. The celebrations included Arnold Palmer Day and a lecture by James Dodson, author...

“You Are Not Safe Here”

Julia Haines/Old Gold&Black
April 12, 2018

An anonymous email sent to 194 students from three email accounts on Sunday evening titled “you are not safe here” issued certain demands to students and administration regarding campus life. A blog...

Dean Gillespie Defends Liberal Arts Education

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April 12, 2018

“Finance, football and fraternities, not philosophy and physics,” have become the pillars of the modern American university, according to a 2017 Hedgehog Review article cited by junior Drew Finley...

Garden Party Honors Maya Angelou’s Legacy

David Rolfe/Winston Salem Journal
April 12, 2018

Wake Forest and the greater community of Winston-Salem joined together for the first annual Maya Angelou Garden Party on April 8. It was an afternoon of spoken word poetry, music, games and fellowship...

University Pledges Support of Paris Agreement

Ken Bennet/WFU
April 12, 2018

As a signatory of We Are Still In, a climate coalition of American businesses, states, cities and universities dedicated to working toward the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, Wake Forest is...

Bike Sharing Provides Alternative Transportation

Photo Courtesy of Wake Forest Office of Sustainability
April 12, 2018

Everyone has those days when they just don’t feel like walking to class on the other side of campus. Some students drive their cars and park closer, but what effect might this have on the environment? These...

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