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Wake Forest’s Best Study Spots

Wake Forest's Best Study Spots
August 24, 2019

“Work Forest” is a nickname that most of you freshmen have undoubtedly heard; when classes start, the full extent of its meaning will be impressed upon you. It is the unfortunate responsibility of...

Where To Go In Winston-Salem

Young families enjoy Reynolda Village of Wake Forest University in the first weeks of September 2015.

Image copyright Lauren Olinger for Red Cardinal Studio
August 24, 2019

As Winston-Salem grows, it has become easier to break out of the Wake Forest bubble and explore the surrounding areas. Here are some of the best restaurants, coffee shops and activities that the city has...

A Guide To Saving Money In College

A Guide To Saving Money In College
August 24, 2019

For anyone who finds themselves on budget, college life presents a challenge to creating and maintaining a fiscally responsible lifestyle. The first step is to take a look at your bank account and sit...

Take Advantage Of Study Abroad Programs

Take Advantage Of Study Abroad Programs
August 24, 2019

Though you have just arrived on campus, I am sure you and the rest of the freshman class have already become aware of the fact that study abroad opportunities are one of Wake Forest’s selling points....

To Rush Or Not To Rush: Pro-GDI

To Rush Or Not To Rush: Pro-GDI
August 24, 2019

I always thought “Greek life isn’t a big deal at Wake Forest” was the biggest lie I was ever told on a tour. Particularly as a female freshman, it can feel hard to fit in when it seems like everyone...

To Rush Or Not To Rush: Pro-Greek

To Rush Or Not To Rush: Pro-Greek
August 24, 2019

Whether or not to rush a Greek organization is a difficult decision, but perhaps less so at Wake Forest. With rush occurring at the start of the spring semester each year, all students have ample time...

Mental Health In “Work Forest”

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August 24, 2019

You just unpacked your stuff, you still find the food at the Pit delicious with a wide range of options and you simply cannot stop looking at the gorgeous sunset fitting perfectly with the Georgian architecture...

Tips For Getting Involved On Campus

Tips For Getting Involved On Campus
August 24, 2019

Wake Forest currently offers more than 200 student organizations that cater to a wide variety of interests present among the student body. However, the sheer number of organizations can also be overwhelming....

A Look Inside Upcoming Wake Sports

A Look Inside Upcoming Wake Sports
August 24, 2019

While listing the pros and cons of Wake Forest, did someone ever pitch you to how great our football team is? Probably not, right? Well, that is about to change this fall. Wake Forest has never been known...

Top Five Demon Deacon Traditions

The service featured a candle lighting ceremony that united the crowd under the theme of Lovefeast. The event first began in December 1965 and has become a tradition since.
August 24, 2019

While there are many campus traditions in which you will participate over the next four years, here are five of the most notable. Rolling the Quad Start stashing rolls of toilet paper now, new Deacons,...

Wake Forest History In Photographs

1906: Wake Forest plays its first basketball game, defeating Trinity College (now Duke).
August 23, 2019

Wake Forest has a rich past. It is filled with both difficult truths and academic, scientific and athletic triumphs. The university has also often been a microcosm of socio-political change on a national...

Befriend Your Professors, And Life Improves

Befriend Your Professors, And Life Improves
August 23, 2019

He knew I played tennis, that old professor of mine, who asked if I had ever read David Foster Wallace’s essay “Tennis, Trigonometry and Tornadoes,” about the author’s Midwestern boyhood mostly...

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