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In Memoriam: The Rev. Dr. Gail O’Day

In Memoriam: The Rev. Dr. Gail O'Day
September 27, 2018

You might not be surprised to see a purple streak in the hair of a student — but you probably would be intrigued to see one in the hair of a faculty member and administrator. The Rev. Dr. Gail R. O’Day...

LGBTQ Center Sponsors Women’s Senior Soccer Game

LGBTQ Center Sponsors Women's Senior Soccer Game
September 27, 2018

Among the international flags representing the nationalities of the women’s soccer team hung in front of Walt Chyzowych Alumni Hill there was a new flag flying during Sunday’s game: a pride flag. The...

“Me Too” Founder Visits Wake Forest

September 27, 2018

Twenty minutes before she addressed the crowd in Wait Chapel, Me Too movement founder Tarana Burke was named The Root’s most influential African American of the year. With an audience packed full of...

Sawvel Ousted Following Loss To Notre Dame

The Wake Forest University Football Team takes on Boston College at BB&T Field, Thursday, September 13, 2018.
September 23, 2018

After the Wake Forest defense gave up 56 points to Notre Dame on Sept. 22 and 41 points to Boston College on Sept. 13, football coach Dave Clawson decided that a change in staffing was needed. Midday on...

Delta Kappa Epsilon Placed On Suspension

Delta Kappa Epsilon Placed On Suspension
September 22, 2018

After being reported for allegedly hosting a party on Sept.1 at their off-campus fraternity house, the Psi Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon was placed on interim suspension by the Office of the Dean...

Call To Conversation Launches Initiative On Campus

Call To Conversation Launches Initiative On Campus
September 20, 2018

While some telemarketers might gripe that ‘no one answers phone calls anymore,’ many Demon Deacons have answered the Call to Conversation over the past year through the Wake Forest Call to Conversation...

Hurricane Florence Batters The Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Batters The Carolinas
September 20, 2018

Florence bombarded the Carolinas this past weekend in a deadly storm that killed 36 people. In preparation for the storm, Wake Forest canceled classes last Friday, Sept. 14, and many area schools cancelled...

Deacs Decide Initiative Begins

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September 13, 2018

Eight weeks before the midterm congressional elections, the American body politic faces the contradictory phenomena of simultaneous political polarization and civic disengagement. Recent poll data from...

Barn Indefinitely Closed To Student-Sponsored Events

Barn Indefinitely Closed To Student-Sponsored Events
September 13, 2018

In the wake of the shooting death of Winston-Salem State University student Najee Ali Baker on Jan. 20 at the Barn, Wake Forest’s Campus Life division conducted a review of event management policies....

Old Gold & Black Staff Announces New Science & Technology Section

Old Gold & Black Staff Announces New Science & Technology Section
September 6, 2018

A true liberal arts education allows students to pursue passions outside of their strictly academic interests and ensures the integration of thought across many disciplines. Wake Forest is no stranger...

UNITY Project Highlights Diversity

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University
September 6, 2018

There’s been a bold addition to the Wake Forest campus, and it’s hard to miss. Located on the lawn in front of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library sat an interconnected web of different colored yarns, which...

In Memoriam: Professor David Coates

Wake Forest Political Science professor David Coates, the Worrell Professor of Anglo American Studies, teaches his seminar class in Tribble Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2008.
August 30, 2018

“A wizard in the classroom,” “incredibly knowledgeable as well as very fair, kind and encouraging,” “fantastic professor” and “influential scholar in his field” are all phrases students...

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