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Best Buddies Friendship Walk Celebrates All Participants

Best Buddies WFU
March 29, 2018

More than 50 Wake Forest students and members of the community joined each other in the Magnolia Room Sunday, March 25 for the fourth annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk, an event hosted by the Best Buddies...

“Human Library” Creates Exploratory Conversation

Mary Daniel Cheek/Old Gold&Black
March 29, 2018

People became books and Wake Downtown became a Human Library on Friday, March 23 in an event hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest and C.G. O’Kelly Library at Winston-Salem State University...

Students Participate in the March for Our Lives

Photo Courtesy of Sarah Coldiron
March 29, 2018

Olivia Field also contributed to this article.  At the March for Our Lives in downtown Winston-Salem on Saturday, March 24, Corpening Plaza was filled with the sounds of a Bob Dylan song written in 1964...

Wake ‘N Shake Continues Fundraising Growth

Wake Forest University/Ken Bennett
March 29, 2018

Special musicians, Dance-Dance Revolution, featured speakers, a mock body combat class, inflatables, minute-to-win-it games and, of course, dancing filled the Sutton Center on Saturday, March 24 as over...

New Student Government Officers Elected

Lizzie Snyder/Old Gold & Black
March 22, 2018

  Following a week of hard campaigning, elections for senatorial and executive positions in the 2018-2019 Wake Forest Student Government came to a close on Wednesday March 20. Junior Danny Reeves...

Student Activism Spikes over Gun Law Issues

Student Activism Spikes over Gun Law Issues
March 22, 2018

In the aftermath of 19 campus shootings since the start of 2018, students at Wake Forest and around the country are gathering together to voice their opinions on how to prevent gun violence. The week...

Reynolda House Hosts Lecturer Charles Wilkins

Olivia Field/Old Gold & Black
March 22, 2018

In tandem with the newest exhibition at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, History Professor Charles Wilkins gave a lecture entitled  “Saints, Soap, and Second Thoughts: Palestine in the Era of...

12-hour Hackathon Combines Coding and Service

Becky Hack/Old Gold & Black
March 22, 2018

Wake Forest students of the Department of Computer Science hosted WakeHacks, the university’s first 12-hour hackathon, on Saturday, March 17 in Benson University Center. Over 50 students from Wake Forest,...

Students React to the Reality of School Shootings

Students React to the Reality of School Shootings
March 22, 2018

Wake Forest students joke frequently about the comforting insularity of the “Wake Forest bubble,” and much of the time, students can indeed live in blissful ignorance if they so choose. On Jan. 20,...

Islam Awareness Week Celebrates the Muslim Community

Dalia Namak/Old Gold & Black
March 22, 2018

The Muslim Students Association at Wake Forest, founded in 2008, is hosting its fifth-annual Islam Awareness Week. The week was started by the current Muslim Life Director, Naijla Faizi, who was the MSA...

Rev. Billy Graham Leaves Behind a Nonpartisan Legacy

Rev. Billy Graham Leaves Behind a Nonpartisan Legacy
March 15, 2018

A renowned Southern Baptist evangelist preacher and North Carolina native, the late Billy Graham has more connections with Wake Forest than most students may know.  President Nathan Hatch and Graham...

Alumnus Richard Burr Donates his Congressional Papers to WFU

Photo Courtesy of Wake Forest News
March 15, 2018

On Monday, March 12, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (‘78) announced that he will be donating a collection of memorabilia associated with his career to the Special Collections room of Z. Smith Reynolds Library....

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