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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

During the Climb to Remember, participants climb the one stair for every victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Winston-Salem community, Wake Forest students climb to remember

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor September 11, 2023

On Sept. 11, 2001, four commercial airplanes were hijacked by al-Qaeda in a terrorist attack against the United States. Two planes struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, and...

Wake Forest plans to develop the area around its athletic stadiums. (Courtesy of Wake Forest)

Wake Forest chooses developers for proposed new Deacon Boulevard project

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief August 17, 2023

Wake Forest will partner with Carter and Front Street Capital to explore the redevelopment of university-owned property along Deacon Boulevard.  The property is located about three miles east of the...

Fire Chief Trey Mayo addresses the public at a Feb. 1, 2023, public meeting.

City officials share information about Weaver Fire studies

Ava Cofiell, Contributing Writer February 9, 2023

Members of the Winston-Salem community gathered at Hanes Hosiery Community Center on Feb. 1 to address concerns and learn more about the Weaver Fertilizer plant fire’s lasting effects one year later. “You...

A viral video shows a student being arrested in a Winston-Salem State University classroom.

Winston-Salem State University faces pushback after student is arrested in a classroom

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

A viral video depicting the arrest of 20-year-old Winston-Salem State University student Leilla Hamoud has led to criticism of the university. Hamoud was arrested inside a classroom in Carolina...

Various signs promoting candidates running for local office are placed outside the Forsyth  
County Government Center, which served as an early voting site in downtown Winston-Salem.

A look at voter turnout in Forsyth County

Bella Ortley-Guthrie and Yushuo Wang November 16, 2022

Jamaal Womble, 42, stood outside the brick building of the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center Branch Library in Winston-Salem, NC. He was wearing a cap that blocked the setting sun out of his eyes...

A sign outside of ZSR Library promotes an early voting site at Winston-Salem First Assembly, where many students casted votes.

NC midterms evoke diverse responses

Ashlyn Segler, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

As election results poured in late Tuesday night, the North Carolina midterm outcome evoked mixed reactions from students across campus.  With relevant and contentious issues like abortion access,...

Poll observers are appointed by political parties to observe polling places.

Election anxieties drive increase in poll observers

Christa Dutton , News Editor November 8, 2022

As Election Day nears, Republicans in Forsyth County are heavily recruiting poll observers through social media, reflecting the nationwide movement among Republicans of paying special attention to election...

Amanda Clark refills the naloxone vending machine in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center.

“They don’t deserve to die:” The downtown naloxone vending machine and harm reduction in Winston-Salem

Aine Pierre and Yushuo Wang October 6, 2022

Amanda Clark walked into the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center just before 3 p.m. one Thursday afternoon wearing a shirt reading “support not stigma” and a pin reading “harm reduction...

A photograph of a high school

One year after Mt. Tabor, school safety measures continue to be refined

Savannah Stremlow, Contributing Writer September 10, 2022

Sept. 1 marked one year since a shooting at Mount Tabor High School resulted in one student being shot and later dying from injuries. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has since implemented many updates...

A photograph of a gathering on West Forsyth High Schools basketball court

Chris Paul returns to Winston-Salem for court dedication

Maddie Stopyra, Staff Writer September 4, 2022

NBA superstar and Wake Forest alumnus Chris Paul returned to West Forsyth High School on Sept. 1 as the local high school named its basketball court after him.  Paul, nicknamed “The Point God,”...

Logo of Repairers of the Breach

Downtown event empowers low-income voters

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer September 2, 2022

On Monday, Aug. 29, Repairers of the Breach, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting morally-based decisions at the ballot, hosted a gathering to encourage low-wage workers to vote in the 2022...

The Winston-Salem Symphony, along with the Winston-Salem Youth Symphony, founded in 1973, held their 10th annual Concert for Community in Wait Chapel.

Winston-Salem Symphony performs annual concert

Maddie Stopyra, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

The Winston-Salem Symphony held their 10th-annual Concert for Community in Wait Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 27 in tandem with the Winston- Salem Youth Symphony. The event honored student musicians and composers...

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