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Residence Life and Housing will be providing housing for students over Winter Break, the office announced in an email sent on Nov. 10. The change came after students expressed concern over logistics.

Residence Life updates Winter Break policies

Aine Pierre, News Editor November 18, 2021

On Nov. 10, Residence Life and Housing (RLH) announced the reversal of its original decision regarding Winter Break housing. Now, students who need to stay in Winston-Salem for any reason can reside in...

A recent email from the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity made its way throughout campus as the message contained disturbing and sexual language, leading to pushback.

Vulgar fraternity email sparks mass outrage

Aine Pierre, News Editor October 28, 2021

Correction/Update: An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed the email about a “Dump basement” event to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, when in fact it was sent out by Sigma Chi. Additionally,...

In early October, Residence Life and Housing told international students it would not br providing housing on campus to those staying over winter break, prompting outrage.

Nowhere to go for Int’l students over break

Mingxuan Zhu, Dexter Peters, and Elena Marsh October 28, 2021

On Oct. 4, the international student newsletter pinged into email inboxes right on time. At the bottom of the email — underneath visa reminders, Chinese movie night and volunteer opportunities — students...

Explaining scholarship students and the four-year housing requirement

Explaining scholarship students and the four-year housing requirement

Alexandra Karlinchak and Jackie Costello October 28, 2021

Micaela Ciambrone loves her friends.  Ciambrone, a sophomore, has made a close-knit group of friends despite having a freshmen year plagued by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with...

Sustainable infrastructure: Little changes can make a big difference

Sustainable infrastructure: Little changes can make a big difference

Caroline Bailey, Contributing Writer October 28, 2021

When Wake Forest came from Wake Forest, North Carolina, to its current home in Winston-Salem in 1956, sustainable infrastructure was not a topic of conversation.  A good deal of the buildings on...

According to an Association of American Universities survey, only 15% of survivors report sexual violence that happens in college to campus or local authorities. Where one reports can have significant impact on the nature of the process, however.

Comparing Title IX and the courts

Aine Pierre and Connor McNeely September 23, 2021

According to the 2019 Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey, only 15% of survivors report their sexual assault experiences to campus or government authorities. For those who decide...

More than two weeks following the protest on Aug. 28, campus leaders are working to effect change in the way the university handles its culture of interpersonal violence.

Behind the university’s response to 8/28

Alexandra Karlinchak, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

On the morning of Aug. 28, a cry for action could be heard around the quad. Today, less than 20 days later, a number of students worry that these cries for radical change have gone silent or been drowned...

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Difficult realities: Wake Forest grapples with sexual, racial violence

Aine Pierre and Mariama Jallow September 2, 2021

After a crowd of over 300 students gathered outside Poteat Residence Hall on Saturday afternoon to call attention to serious issues surrounding interpersonal violence at Wake Forest, some involved in the...

Editorial Staff: Wake Forest must reflect on aftermath of protest

Editorial Staff: Wake Forest must reflect on aftermath of protest

Editorial Staff August 30, 2021

In many ways, the past 48 hours have been a reckoning for Wake Forest’s campus. In light of all that has occurred, there are now many unpleasant truths with which the student body, administrators and...

Hundreds of students marched around Hearn Plaza demanding accountability from university administrators.

“Keep our forest safe:” protest draws hundreds

Over 300 students gathered at Poteat Residence Hall today at noon in protest against the readmission of a student accused of assaulting another Wake Forest student in 2019.  Some protestors wrote...

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