"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

Wake Forest earned the doubles point against Belmont Abbey after ceding the point against VCU.

Demon Deacons escape VCU, sweep Belmont Abbey

Alex Mojica, Contributing Writer March 13, 2023

In a doubleheader on Feb. 28, the Wake Forest men’s tennis team defeated No. 27 Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) as well as in-state rival Belmont Abbey. The Demon Deacons began the afternoon...

Wake Forest shines in singles matches against Miami.

Demon Deacons sweep indoor doubleheader

Alex Mojica, Contributing Writer March 13, 2023

The Demon Deacons moved indoors for a double-header at the Wake Forest Tennis Center this past Sunday, March 12. They squared off against No. 60 Miami — including a top-100 ranked singles player —...

Lucas Taylor jumps to shoot a layup.

Demon Deacons outfight the Irish

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

Wake Forest (18-11, 10-8 ACC) managed to fend off the Fighting Irish (10-19, 2-16) from the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum this past Saturday, Feb. 25 with a 66-58 victory.  This latest ACC...

Tyree Appleby dives for the ball.

Wake Forest loses heartbreaker to NC State

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor February 27, 2023

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons tried to avoid a season sweep against in-state rival NC State on Wednesday evening, only to fall short, 90-74. National media hyped up the matchup as a battle between two...

Piece Bennett crosses the plate to score the Demon Deacons first run of the season.

Wake Forest’s bats mash Youngstown State

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor February 21, 2023

The Demon Deacons faced Youngstown State twice, once on Friday to open the season and in the first game of a morning-afternoon doubleheader on Sunday (the second game was against the Illinois Fighting...

Brock Wilken and Nick Kurtz embrace during Sundays game against the Illini.

Demon Deacons outfight the Illini

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2023

The Illinois Fighting Illini were like a deer in headlights when they came up against preseason All-American Rhett Lowder in the Saturday afternoon contest. The junior, from Albemarle, N.C., had a shaky...

Tyree Appleby leads the Demon Deacon offense in a win against UNC.

Demon Deacons stomp Tar Heels

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor February 12, 2023

The Demon Deacons (16-9, 8-6) blew the roof off of the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum this past Tuesday as they overwhelmed the Tar Heels (15-9, 7-6) 92-85. The win will hopefully establish momentum...

Damari Monsantos 3-pointers help Wake Forest beat Notre Dame.

Monsanto shines in victory over Notre Dame

Sean Kennedy, Asst. Sports Editor February 9, 2023

Coming off of a four-game losing streak, the Wake Forest men’s basketball squad traveled to South Bend, Ind., to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, led by head coach Mike Brey and experienced seniors...

Winston-Salem residents voice their concerns at a City Hall meeting regarding health, financial, and environmental issues in the aftermath of the Weaver fire. According to the Winston-Salem Journal, 81%-85% of residents near the blaze were people of color.

Winston-Salem’s response

February 1, 2023

In 2022, the city of Winston-Salem set up a $1 million, “first-come-first-serve” fund for those impacted by the fire in response to the fire and evacuations. The city partnered with the Experiment...

Atrium Health is conducting a study on the fires impact.

Atrium Health Study

February 1, 2023

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist announced last month that it would launch a study on the health and environmental effects of the fire. The study is headed by Dr. Callie Brown, a Wake Forest Medical School...

Smoke covers the view of Wait Chapel from Polo Residence Hall in Feb. 2, 2022.

Moving Forward

February 1, 2023

Today, where the fertilizer plant once stood, there is an empty plot of land. The yellow gates are wide open, but it bears a sign saying “Absolutely No Visitors Beyond This Point.” According to a December...

Smoke is visible on North Campus during the Weaver Fire.

The Weaver Fire and Wake Forest

February 1, 2023

At Wake Forest, the Weaver Fertilizer Plant fire opened the eyes of students and administrators to the realities many Winston-Salem residents have long understood about environmental racism and the necessity...

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