Wake Forest leads country in test-optional policy

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Admissions, Featured, News | 0 comments

As the end of the year approaches, high school students across the country are busy applying to as many colleges as they can before deadlines come and go. For many students, this means taking one last shot at the SAT and hoping their scores improve before they finish up applications.

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Town hall analyzes campus climate

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Campus Life, Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

On Wednesday night, a crowd of nearly 400 gathered for a town hall organized by students to increase visibility, transparency and accountability. The crowd witnessed students ask panelists of administrators questions on campus issues.

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Deac Tank seeks campus improvement ideas

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Events, News | 0 comments

Wake Forest students are being offered an opportunity to propose changes to the school in a contest that the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is dubbing “Deac Tank.” Modeled off of the ABC television series “Shark Tank,” students will present their ideas to a panel of judges that is to include President Nathan Hatch, Provost Rogan Kersh, Vice President of Campus Life Penny Rue and potentially Melissa Harris-Perry, an MSNBC personality and political science professor.

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Deacon Profile: Kevin Teasley

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Campus Life, News | 0 comments

Thirteen years ago, Kevin Teasley started Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) at Wake Forest. During his time as a campus minister, his goal has been to provide a loving and welcoming community to students through RUF and to help lead many of those students to Christ through an understanding of God’s grace.

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Opinions vary as same-sex marriage legalized

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in News, Politics | 0 comments

A recent lift on bans for same–sex marriage in multiple states led to positive thoughts for the future by some, but stirred up controversy for those with conservative beliefs. According to a CNN article, public opinion changed dramatically since 2003, when Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same–sex marriage.

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Campus debates ethical question of adderall usage

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Campus Life, News | 1 comment

Adderall, Ritalin, Provigil: these cognitive enhancing drugs are becoming as familiar as Tylenol on college campuses, and Wake is no exception. “I am confident that I have plenty of students who have used these drugs, obtained illegally, when doing work for my class,” said Ana Iltis, a professor who taught a First Year Seminar on the topic.

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