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A protest on Aug. 28, 2021 led to increased conversations around sexual violence on campus.

The brutal aftermath of a sexual assault at Wake Forest

Lauren Carpenter, Staff Columnist November 30, 2022

On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 27, I was sexually assaulted and left on the sidewalk in front of the unaffiliated Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) house. With no phone or ID, I was left alone to get back to...

Students march around Hearn Plaza at an Aug. 28, 2021 protest concerning sexual violence.

‘We have work to do:’ Campus Climate Survey data released

Christa Dutton, Breanna Laws, and Connor McNeely November 22, 2022

Fifty-five percent of the total sample gathered by the Campus Climate Survey reported experiencing at least one incident of sexual misconduct. The results of the survey, which was conducted in the spring...

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,...

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...

A protest on Aug. 28, 2021 led to increased conversations around sexual violence on campus.

Aftermath of protest reveals racial concerns

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...

Protesters walk to the quad to continue the protest.

Difficult Realities: Wake Forest grapples with sexual, racial violence

September 1, 2021

Wake Forest is still grappling with the aftermath of Saturday's protest, read the Old Gold & Black's coverage below.

Protesters walk to the quad to continue the 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...

On August 28, hundreds of students marched around Hearn Plaza demanding accountability from university administrators. We covered the protest and its fallout extensively in the spring semester.

“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 messages...

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