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Building community from scratch

The busiest time of year at the Campus Kitchen is the week before Thanksgiving as students, faculty and staff come together for Turkeypalooza. Now in its 8th year, Turkeypalooza is a week-long event in which more than 150 volunteers cook locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinners for food-insecure Triad-area residents.

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Breaking down barriers

To help commemorate the 25th anniversary of the end of oppression in East Germany, students decorated a section of the Wake Forest “Berlin Wall” – four, nine-foot walls that were on display on Manchester plaza – in response to the question, “what walls hold you back?”

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WFU Field Hockey: 2014 ACC Champs

Wake Forest field hockey defeated Syracuse 2-0 to claim its fourth ACC Championship at Jack Katz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The victory gives Wake Forest athletics its 47th all-time team ACC Championship.

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Focus on food in the forest

Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.

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Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

More than 450 student volunteers welcomed children from nearly 25 local agencies to campus Wednesday afternoon for Project Pumpkin, Wake Forest’s annual student-run Halloween festival.

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Building community

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Wake Forest, universities across the country are making headlines related to race and identity. At a time when Wake Forest has a more diverse study body than ever, the campus community is addressing these challenges together.

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Wake Forest “Hits the Bricks” for cancer

A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.

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Recognized for addressing stress

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 guidebook, which hits newsstands this week, highlights Wake Forest’s leadership in the national trend of promoting students’ social and emotional wellbeing. The story shows how schools like WFU tackle stress to provide a better environment for students.

Campus Kitchen executive board members and volunteers prepare meals for local residents in its new space in Kitchin Residence Hall.

A new home for Campus Kitchen

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Officially opening its doors in 2006, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest has continued to grow every year since.

As "These Shining Lives" dramaturg, Mike Griggs spent months researching the time period to provide an accurate representation of the 20s and 30s. Left to right: Alyssa Gera as Charlotte, Johanna Beach as Catherine, Natalie Brashear as Frances and Hayley Greenstreet as Pearl.

Play shines light on Radium Girls’ history

Mike Griggs (’15) has been working with theatre professor Cindy Gendrich to hone his skills as a dramaturg. While a little unusual that Griggs auditioned and was cast for smaller roles in the play, “These Shining Lives,” it was important to him to gain professional experience researching, developing and acting in a play.