Stephen Colbert to Deliver WFU’s 2015 Commencement Address

By WFU Staff   Stephen Colbert is a best-selling author, writer, comedian, former presidential candidate and television personality. He is most widely known as the host and executive producer of Comedy Central’s acclaimed series, “The Colbert Report,” which audiences and critics alike hailed as one of the top comedy shows […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Farming 2.0: How Forsyth Tech is Reinventing NC’s Agriculture Training

By Michael A. Wiseman   It would’ve been easy to mistake Forsyth Tech’s Stokes County Center for the local feed and seed store Saturday morning. Instead of students and textbooks, there were Carhartts, overalls, flannel shirts, and ball caps. Men wore their working boots. Calloused hands told stories of cold […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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UNCSA Announces Launch of Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute

By Staff   The School of Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has created the Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute, featuring two residencies by the renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Dean Wade Weast has announced. A unique program aimed at helping graduate students reach […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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WFU to Host Panel Discussion on Islamophobia

By Staff   With headlines out of the Middle East displaying some new and terrible barbarity every day and American politicians cynically using them to put fear into their people and score political points, it is difficult for the average person to determine what is true and what is simply […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest

Atkins High School Takes Third in State: Coaches Rival on the Sidelines

By Staff The Atkins High School Chess Team of Winston-Salem, coached by teacher Scott Plaster, recently clinched the third place trophy in the K12 state championship tournament February 13-15, 2015 in Charlotte. This article tells the deeper story of Plaster’s duel with rival coach (yet friend) Johnny Williams of Northern […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 3 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Salem Academy & College Team-up with Bookmarks to Present Writing for Young Adults with Bestselling Authors

By Staff   Salem Academy and College and Bookmarks will present a program with four bestselling and award-winning young adult authors on Monday, March 16, at 7pm. at the Drama Workshop in Elberson Fine Arts Center on the Salem Academy and College campus. This program is free and open to […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Salem College
Hanes/Lowrance to be Moved off Toxic Waste Site – No Word About Accountability

Hanes/Lowrance to be Moved off Toxic Waste Site – No Word About Accountability

By Chad Nance & Carissa Joines     In a seven to two vote Tuesday night, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board took action to move the students from Hanes and Lowrance middle schools as soon as possible. According to a motion put forth by new board member Bob Barr, the 6th […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features, School Board & Admin
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Hanes/Lowrance and Toxic Waste – Asking the Right Questions

By Carissa Joines Additional reporting by Michael A. Wiseman   “I don’t think you understand how science works.” - Edie, 8th grade   “The issue here is one of authority. Who has the right to decide our children’s fate?” - Vishal Khanna, Parent/HALO organizer   “The wise man doesn’t give the right […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 4 comments · Education, Features, School Board & Admin
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Beyond the Court, Remembering Dean Smith

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Beyond the Court, Remembering Dean Smith

By Andrew David Cox           Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education
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Semantics, Politics & Science – No Easy Solutions for Hanes/Lowrance

by Carissa Joines   Elected officials with direct influence over the current matter with the Hanes/Lowrance campus have met this week to make determinations about how to best address the issues – from the viewpoints of both science and public perception.   On Tuesday, the full school board met in […]