Major motion picture set to film on campus

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Campus Life, Events, Featured, Life, Movie, News | 1 comment

On August 4, actors, cameramen and extras will swarm Wake Forest’s campus in order to film an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel, The Longest Ride. While production will only last 12 hours, campus will undergo some temporary changes in order to accommodate the large amount of workers.

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Coal ash cleanup bill heads to compromise committee

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Featured, News, Politics | 0 comments

The North Carolina State Senate unanimously rejected the state House’s version of a coal ash cleanup bill on July 14, voting to send both the House and Senate versions of the bill to a compromise committee made up of members of both chambers. The bill will address the prevention of future coal ash spills by Duke Energy and similar corporations in the wake of a massive spill this past winter.

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2014 Wimbledon Junior Champ Commits to Wake Forest

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Athletics, Feature, News | 0 comments

In a tweet sent on July 11, just days after claiming the 2014 Junior Wimbledon title in London, Long Island-native Noah Rubin announced that he had committed to Wake Forest University to play Division I tennis. Rubin chose Winston-Salem as his new home over Charlottesville, Va., where he would have played at the University of Virginia–historically a tennis powerhouse.

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Featured, News, Politics | 2 comments

On June 30, The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the owners of Hobby Lobby Stores, exempting them from the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that employers must include contraceptive coverage for their employees. The Green family, founders and owners of Hobby Lobby, sued the government in September 2012, claiming that to cover the morning-after and week-after pills would violate their first-amendment freedom of religion.

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The Last Resort: A $20 Million Deal

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Featured, News | 3 comments

Belizean conservation organizations and Wake Forest University biology professors and students all share one commonality—they might be the only things standing between a group of Italian developers and the destruction of important ecological habitats in Belize.

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Adam Goldstein named Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Campus Life

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Administration, Campus Life, Featured, News | 5 comments

Beginning July 1, Adam Goldstein will serve as the new dean of students and associate vice president for campus life. He will be responsible for overseeing judicial affairs, student engagement and leadership, diversity education, student union and Benson University Center. He will serve in campus life’s senior leadership team and will be involved in crisis management and response.

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