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chancellor of Winston-Salem State, and the mayor of Winston-Salem spoke, and
William Stevens, one of the Wake Forest students who participated in the 1960 sit-in,
attended. Susan Faust coordinated the event.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs held a Multicultural Male Summit on April
12–13 for 150 minority male students at North Carolina universities. Author Cornel
West, Professor of Afro-American Studies at Harvard, was the keynote speaker.
Jordan Brehove was Student Government President, and Sean Prince was
selected as the Student Trustee for 2002–2003. Howler Editor-in-Chief was Jen-
nifer George, and Will Wingfield was Editor-in-Chief of the Old Gold and Black,
which won a Pacemaker Award for general excellence from the Associated Col-
legiate Press. The award annually recognizes the best college newspapers in the
On-campus parking improved because all 246 first-year students who had cars
were required for the first time to park in a satellite lot across Polo Road between
7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lot P east of Wait Chapel, formerly
reserved for faculty and staff during weekday business hours, was now reserved for
them around the clock. It reduced the number of student cars left illegally in the lot
during the day after parking legally at night.
On the night of April 14, just before Campus Day, several Christian organiza-
tions chalked sidewalks on the Quad with biblical verses and religious quotes to show
prospective students that Jesus was active on campus. Their actions drew mixed
responses. Chalking was not permitted except on the sidewalks between the Magno-
lia Court and Benson University Center.
Maura Proulx, Jackie Shock, and Kristin Zipple chose to delay their professional
careers to spend one year volunteering with Catholic service organizations after
graduation. The three women, members of the Wake Forest Catholic Community,
organized a campus visit in the spring by Jonathan Kozol, author of Death at an Early
Age (published in 1967), and long-time proponent of social justice and education
Senior Mary Claire Butts appeared on a college cheerleading edition of the
NBC game show The Weakest Link in the spring of 2002. She was not only a cheer-
leader but a history major with minors in Spanish and international studies. She
won and brought home $74,000. Two first-year students, Anna Hight and Emily
Word, were guests on The Sally Jessy Raphael Show because they were born on the
same day in the same hospital and years later attended the same University and
pledged the same sorority.
Jamie Dean, a visually impaired first-year student, and his seeing-eye dog, Paul,
quickly learned to navigate the campus. Dean became a leader on campus.
The Washington-based Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awarded
Lindsay J. Littlefield, a junior, one of its sixty-four merit-based, $30,000 scholarships
($3,000 for her senior year and $27,000 for graduate school). The award supports
college students who wish to attend graduate or professional school to prepare for
careers in government or other public service.
Cynthia Gillikin, a sophomore biology major, was named a 2002–2003 Goldwa-
ter Scholar, one of 309 out of more than 1,100 applicants to receive $15,000 toward
the cost of tuition for her junior and senior years. The program aims to encourage