Wake Forest stands with UVA’s “Jackie”

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Students and faculty stood together on the Wait Chapel steps Wednesday afternoon to take a picture symbolic of their stand against rape culture. The photo campaign, organized by junior Andrea Becker and hosted by the Gender Equality Allies, was designed as a show of solidarity against the normalization of rape culture as well as in support of victims.

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Campus responds to Ferguson grand jury decision

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Buildings engulfed in flame, the successive popping and muzzle flashes of gunfire, the chants of enraged protesters: these are the sights and sounds that consumed the streets of Ferguson, Mo., on the night of Nov. 24, 2014. The St. Louis suburb was overrun with both peaceful and violent protests following St. Louis county prosecutor Robert McCulloch’s announcement that the Grand Jury investigating the shooting of Michael Brown had determined not to file an indictment against Officer Darren Wilson.

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Sorority recruitment counselors re-affiliated

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Wake Forest’s Panhellenic Council has joined a pilot program that is being conducted by the National Panhellenic Conference that now allows Gamma Rho Chi’s (GRC) to re-afilliate with their sororities. GRCs are upperclassman members of sororities who volunteer to be a resource for freshman and transfer students going through the recruitment process in the spring.

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Deacon Profile: Hayley Greenstreet

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Wake Forest senior Hayley Greenstreet’s star turn in “Clybourne Park” helped spark a discussion of racial tensions on campus this year. Greenstreet played the role of Bev/Kathy in Bruce Norris’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, directed by Wake Forest fine arts professor Sharon Andrews.

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Administration touts policy as success

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Two years after mandating that all students live on campus through their junior year, members of the administration are pleased with the impact the rule has had on student life. The current senior class was the first grade required to live on campus, marking a major change in school environment and adding approximately 500 students to the on-campus population.

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Blog increases discussions of sexual violence

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At a university where only three sexual assaults were reported in 2013, many students are questioning the culture that discourages assault survivors from reporting to campus authorites. For the fall 2014 semester, senior Liz Stalfort made it her personal mission to bring awareness of sexual violence at Wake Forest to the attention of students, faculty and administrators through a blog titled “End the Silence, Wake Forest.”

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