298 The History of Wake Forest
in Virginia, where she was spend-
ing a second summer as a coun-
selor at the United Methodist
Church’s Camp Highroad. Fam-
ily, friends, and classmates of KC
recalled her joy in being a Wake
Forest student and her participa-
tion in the University orchestra
in stories and songs.
Khalid Jones was Student
Government President. Robert
Numbers II was Editor-in-Chief
of The Howler; Jenny Blackford
and Theresa Felders were Edi-
tors-in-Chief of the Old Gold and
Black. Sheereen Miller was the
Student Trustee.
The Old Gold and Black pub-
lished an anti-Semitic brochure,
“The Revisionist,” as an advertis-
ing insert on March 14. It aroused
“anger and deep concern” on and
off campus. In a March 21 memo
to the University community, President Hearn stated that “the content of the brochure is
offensive and deplorable . . . the decision to include the insert was made without consulta-
tion within the student newspaper’s editorial staff and no conferral with the larger com-
munity.” It “caused harm to others” as well as the University community. “We apologize
for the harm done to individuals and to our community. We must be about the work of
reconciliation.” The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed its gratitude to Hearn for
this response.
The Student Environmental Action Coalition and the campus chapter of
Amnesty International hosted an Earth Day celebration on April 7. Before the event,
students participated in a Campus Sweep, picking up litter.
The Deacon Angels, a group of young women who helped recruit football play-
ers by showing them around campus, were chartered as an official student group and
then roundly criticized for perpetuating sexism.
In an effort to bring together different elements of the campus, Student Union,
the Interfraternity Council, and the Panhellenic Council combined their annual
Springfest and Greek Week into a joint Deacon Days celebration in mid-April. The
event featured the Quad 500, a relay race; a Greek sing; and an initiative to take a
faculty member to lunch.
Kathy Smith (Political Science) sponsored The Tie that Binds, a program that
sought to cross bridges of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status to promote cul-
tural awareness and respect. She and nine students volunteered at the Tbilisi Youth
House for Internally Displaced Persons in the Republic of Georgia for two weeks after
the semester ended.
First Sit-In Victory in North Carolina marker
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