The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Wake Forest University
How a mother’s choice saved her child
College Reporting

Christa Dutton | September 28, 2022

When Lydia Swortzel and her husband Stevien Reece found out they were having twins, they were shocked.
They were shocked not only because carrying two babies at one time is daunting but shocked all the…

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The push for destigmatization of mental health support for athletes
College Reporting

Addison Berry | September 27, 2022

As the concern for NCAA athlete mental health issues sparks conversation across the nation, the Wake Forest Sports’ Psychology department and athletes reflect on new mental health-related initiatives…

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University does not plan for COVID-19 dashboard to return
College Reporting

Hope Zhu | September 22, 2022

The university has disabled the COVID-19 case dashboard; however, the Old Gold & Black has confirmed that Student Health Services (SHS) has reported 30 current active cases as of Monday night, according…

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A controlled crash: Saving the damaged Peruvian Amazon
College Reporting

Ben Lane | September 19, 2022

After hours of hiking, 11 Wake Forest students broke through the dense vegetation onto a small cliff, exposing an endless expanse of rainforest stretched out beneath them. Clothes glued to their bodies…

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Anthropology exhibit highlights the Chinese international student experience
College Reporting

Kathleen Kerr | September 15, 2022

Class of 2022 alumna Hex Li worked with Wake Forest University’s Timothy S. Y. Lam Museum of Anthropology to open the exhibit she curated, “Guī Shù Gǎn: Belonging and Isolation in the WFU Chinese…

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Transgender children deserve access to procedures
College Reporting

Aine Pierre | March 14, 2022

For LGBTQ+ people, especially transgender youth a storm is brewing in the United States.
On Friday, Feb. 18, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wrote in an opinion that providing or abetting gender-affirming…

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International student struggles with identity
College Reporting

Yushuo Wang | March 10, 2022

 “Which do you prefer, ‘Olivia’ or ‘Yushuo’?” a professor asked me face-to-face. 
Silence. “Um…”
I should have been used to this question after filling out so many Google Forms that…

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Western response to Ukraine conflict betrays racism
College Reporting

Sophie Guymon | March 8, 2022

As conflict rages on between Russia and Ukraine, people from all walks of life and sides of the political spectrum have come together in support of Ukraine. However, this support of Ukraine — when compared…

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Finding meaning in the unthinkable
College Reporting

Alyssa Soltren | March 1, 2022

 “But she’s so smart and hardworking.”
“But she has rosy cheeks and a soft, bright smile.”
“But we shared notes with each other in Anatomy class.”
These were just a few waves of the tsunami of thoughts…

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Cheslie Kryst’s death highlights broader issues
College Reporting

Natasha Heisenberg | February 22, 2022

On Sunday, Jan. 30, Wake Forest alumna and former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst passed away. Only three months away from turning 31, Kryst’s death was an unimaginable tragedy that rippled through the country….

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Wake Forest community reacts to Weaver Fertilizer fire
College Reporting

Aine Pierre | February 3, 2022

The fire at Weaver Fertilizer Plant that began on the night of Monday, Jan. 31, continues to affect the Wake Forest and Winston-Salem community. About 1,000 Wake Forest undergraduate and graduate students…

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Exploring eating disorders at Wake Forest
College Reporting

Henry Parkhurst | January 19, 2022

Work. Study. Exercise. Party. Repeat. That is the ever-present reality of college life at Wake Forest University according to many students.
Binding together that cycle is the pressure to be great —…

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