"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

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

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

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...

A poster in Benson University Center outlines Wake Forests current masking policy.

Winston-Salem to lift its mask mandate; Wake Forest still undecided

Christa Dutton and Emily Toro February 18, 2022

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines announced in a Feb. 17 press release that the Winston-Salem mask mandate, which has been in effect since August of 2021, will be lifted by March 1.  Joines came to...

During Turkeypalooza, Campus Kitchen volunteers work to make Thanksgiving meals for folks in need.

“Turkeypalooza” spreads Thanksgiving joy

Emily Toro, Assistant News Editor December 2, 2021

In an effort to mitigate food insecurity in the Winston-Salem area during the holiday season, during the week of Nov. 13, Campus Kitchen prepared 601 meals during their 15th annual Turkeypalooza. “Turkeypalooza...

Volunteers, like those who come to help out at Campus Gardens, can put a dent in food insecurity in Winston-Salem, but certain gardens have greater impact than others.

Garden volunteers reveal inequity in Winston

Una Wilson, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021

Wake Forest University is less than four miles from East Winston, one of the most food-insecure regions of Winston-Salem. Even still, only a handful of Wake Forest students volunteer at community gardens...

In wake of the United States’ withdrawl from Afghanistan, World Relief Triad Volunteer Program Manager Hannah Rehm said her organization expects an influx of Afghan refugees.

Local communities support Afghan refugees

Cate Pitterle, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Two weekends ago, a large family streamed off a plane after arriving in Charlotte, N.C. They were refugees from Afghanistan. Tired, relieved and with the loss of home settling over them, they made their...

Housing lecture features WFU alumnae

Housing lecture features WFU alumnae

Tenley Parr, Contributing Writer October 21, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Race, Inequality, and Policy Initiative (RIPI) hosted the second event of their three-part housing speaker series, a talk on immigration and housing policies.  This most...

Panel discusses housing discrimination

Panel discusses housing discrimination

Chase Bagnall Koger, Contributing Writer September 23, 2021

A virtual panel on Sept. 16 hosted by Wake Forest’s Race, Inequality and Policy Initiative brought together professors from Wake Forest and other universities to call attention to the impact of evictions...

The Festival of Books & Authors was forced to cancel its programming last year, but it is now back, and will feature a Wake Forest professor.

Bookmarks Festival returns after hiatus

Christa Dutton, Staff Writer September 2, 2021

After being forced to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest annual book festival in the Carolinas is returning to the streets of downtown Winston-Salem for its 16th iteration. The...

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Student killed in Mt. Tabor shooting, suspect in custody

Ben Conroy and Alexandra Karlinchak September 1, 2021

A little after noon on Wednesday, Winston-Salem police responded to reports of a shooting at Mt. Tabor High School in Winston-Salem. One student, William Chavis Raynard Miller, Jr., was shot and transported...

City implements indoor mask mandate

City implements indoor mask mandate

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor August 26, 2021

On Aug. 16, Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines reinstated a mask mandate for all indoor spaces within city limits, regardless of individual vaccination status. The policy comes in response to a rise in...

SAFARs mission statement is to support the dreams and initiatives of refugees in the Winston-Salem community, create a welcoming environment and set an example for Wake Forest students for inclusivity.

SAFAR students work to help local refugees

Sophie Guymon, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

The Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees (SAFAR) at Wake Forest was founded in the fall of 2016. Their mission statement is “to support the dreams and initiatives of refugees in the Winston-Salem...

Photo courtesy of Triad Moms on Main.

Downtown Library revamps programming

Kelsey Harrelson, Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

Last March, Dawn Sechrest and her daughter visited Forsyth County Central Library for the first time since its reopening in August 2017. They stopped inside at the recently opened Moji Coffee to order...

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