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Sexual Assault Reckoning Has Yet to Come at Wake Forest

Sexual Assault Reckoning Has Yet to Come at Wake Forest
March 15, 2018

On a regular February morning in 2014, Elizabeth Kuehn didn’t wake up to her alarm. Instead, she woke up to something alarming — a male student raping her. Afterwards, Kuehn, then a sophomore, knew...

Bias Incident Report Creates Controversy

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March 1, 2018

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, senior Ryan Wolfe appeared on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to speak about Wake Forest’s response to a bias incident report he submitted regarding perceived harassment...

Tenured Professors Tend to be Paid Less than at Other Schools

Tenured Professors Tend to be Paid Less than at Other Schools
March 1, 2018

The 2018 Wake Forest University AAUP Faculty Salary Report, released Feb. 22, shows a distressing trend for Wake Forest College professors of all types. The study is meant to “measure changes in University...

“Wake the Beautiful” Campaign Promotes Body Positivity

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March 1, 2018

For National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) Week, which ran from Feb. 26 to March 4, the Wake Forest PEERS (Peers, Educating, Engaging, Reaching, and Supporting) prepared a series of events to promote...

Prospective Students Allowed to Engage in Protests

Prospective Students Allowed to Engage in Protests
March 1, 2018

In a statement released on Feb. 24, President Nathan O. Hatch expressed support of high school students who choose to protest gun violence following the Parkland shooting that occured on Feb. 14. The...

Wake Forest Named in Top 25 Peace Corps Schools

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March 1, 2018

Wake Forest has been ranked 16 out of 25 in the Top 25 Peace Corps Producing Colleges and Universities in the small colleges and universities category. Wake Forest has placed in the top 25 for four years....

Carl Bernstein Explores Echoes of Watergate

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March 1, 2018

“The best obtainable version of the truth.” Renowned journalist Carl Bernstein repeatedly emphasized this ideal, which he said has guided his decades-long career in reporting, at his lecture at the...

Negin Farsad Illuminates Social Issues Through Her Commentary

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February 22, 2018

Self-deprecating, bubbly, raunchy—these qualities often characterize comedians, but these traits may not typically be attributed to Muslim Americans. Social justice comedian Negin Farsad, however, challenges...

School of Business Launches New Partnership with UNCSA

School of Business Launches New Partnership with UNCSA
February 22, 2018

A colorful campus filled with painters, dancers, actors and actresses, murals and a Fighting Pickle mascot, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) marks a refreshing contrast with other...

Brittney Cooper Lectures on Race and Feminism

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February 22, 2018

Author and black feminist Brittney Cooper gave her lecture, “Respectability. Ratchetness. Rage.” on Feb. 13 in Carswell to approximately 60 students and community members. She is an associate professor...

TEDxWakeForestU sparks “Out of the Box” Thinking

TEDxWakeForestU sparks
February 22, 2018

This past Saturday, Feb. 17, students, faculty, and staff from Wake Forest University — along with community members from the Winston-Salem area — gathered together to listen to speakers from all over...

Volume of RA Applicants is Gradually Declining

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February 22, 2018

Everyone recalls when they moved into their first college dorm, officially known as Residence Halls, at Wake Forest. A bundle of excited nerves knot in your stomach while waiting in the line of cars inching...

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