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Deacon Profile: Joanne Clinch

Deacon Profile: Joanne Clinch
October 22, 2020

Dr. Clinch is the clinical director of Student Health Service (SHS). She has been involved in university efforts to develop and implement public health guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 this...

University begins search for new president

The search committee, which includes a wide range of voices in the Wake Forest community, hopes to find a worthy successor to President Hatch (Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University)
The search committee consists of board of trustee members, alumni, parents, faculty and one student
October 22, 2020

In February of 1839, Samuel Wait was named the first president of Wake Forest University. Wait, alongside his wife Sarah, were important players in the reform of education and religion in the Southern...

Police Beat

Police Beat
October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • A student who was drinking underage was found in Efird and transported to WFUBMC. The report was filed at 12:48 a.m. on Oct. 15. • Seven students were...

President Nathan Hatch announces retirement

President Nathan Hatch announces retirement
October 15, 2020

Wake Forest is a very different university than it was 15 years ago, and that is in no small part thanks to President Nathan Hatch.  In July of 2005, Hatch left his positions as Provost and professor...

Deacon Profile: Sam Horowitz

Deacon Profile: Sam Horowitz
October 15, 2020

Sam Horowitz is a senior majoring in Politics and International Affairs. She is the president of Wake Forest’s chapter of College Democrats, an organization working to inform and help college students...

SG advocates for flexible election day

SG advocates for flexible election day
October 15, 2020

With Election Day looming, Student Government (SG) passed a resolution encouraging professors to cancel classes, allow excused absences or otherwise enable students to go vote on Nov. 3. The resolution...

COVID-19 cases remain stable in week eight

COVID-19 cases remain stable in week eight
October 15, 2020

As of Oct. 14, there are only 17 active COVID-19 cases in the Wake Forest community, making the university one of very few colleges in North Carolina still successfully operating with in-person and blended...

Committee reviews campus building names

Committee reviews campus building names
October 15, 2020

On Sept. 4, President Nathan Hatch announced the creation of the Advisory Committee on Naming, as an extension of the efforts initiated by the President’s Commission on Race, Equity and Community and...

Student Government Report

Student Government Report
October 15, 2020

I. Executive Reports President Miles Middleton warned students that even though numbers are low, there still needs to be caution. Following President Nathan Hatch’s announcement of his retirement,...

University sees drop in coronavirus cases

University sees drop in coronavirus cases
October 8, 2020

On Oct. 6, the university reached the halfway point of the fall semester with the coronavirus largely under control. Despite the encouraging figures, the fate of the second half of the semester is still...

APO faces difficulties amid pandemic

APO faces difficulties amid pandemic
October 8, 2020

It’s a Monday night around 9 p.m., but instead of heading to Benson University Center to connect with a packed crowd in Pugh Auditorium, members of service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Zoom into...

Student Government Report

October 8, 2020

I. Executive Reports President Miles Middleton shared his work with administration to make the SneezSafe survey more accountable so that students will get a follow-up text message or email if the survey...

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