Heard it Here

Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

Semester: Fall 2018

December 5, 2018 by David Ajamy

Column: Community Living Room

As I walk around downtown, I continually find myself recollecting the eight or so years that my family was homeless. Two aspects of downtown usually … Read More

December 5, 2018 by Katherine Laws

Column: Telling the Story of Mary Angela Douglas

Mary Angela Douglas loves books more than just about any person I’ve ever met. Her 450-square-foot apartment is laden with book stacks that are nearly … Read More

December 5, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Column: Moji Coffee + More

I first heard about Moji last spring. My friend Olivia Davis texted me excitedly one afternoon: “Guess what. There’s a coffee shop opening soon where … Read More

December 5, 2018 by William May

Column: The Statue Debate is Far from Over

Will May On the corner of West Fourth Street and North Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem, a tall stone pedestal stands with a rigid sculpture … Read More

November 6, 2018 by Phoebe Zerwick

Election Day Voices

With its bus station, office towers, and coffee shops, downtown makes an ideal place to take the pulse of the city’s electorate. Heard it Here … Read More

November 2, 2018 by Regine Boykin

Turnout Strong in Early Voting

The brisk October air reddened peoples’ noses at the Forsyth County Board of Elections. Clusters of campaign posters were posted around the entrance. Walking up … Read More

November 2, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Photo ID Amendment Causes a Stir Among Voters

Of the six amendments to the state constitution this election, one in particular stands out to many voters—an amendment that would require photo identification to … Read More

November 2, 2018 by William May

Will the Upcoming Midterm Election Captivate Young Voters?

Sunny Sompalli, a 20-year-old Wake Forest student from Raleigh, said that he had not registered to vote in the midterm election. “I mean to be … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Regine Boykin

A Day with the Patrons of Central Library

Downtown’s Central Library is a place of professional and creative development, a cozy study space and just a place to kick back. It houses the … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Profile on Laura Lashley

Walking around downtown, one is sure to see many murals painted on the sides of buildings. Perhaps among these, one might notice some walls painted … Read More

October 19, 2018 by William May

Winston-Salem Anticipates City Park Development

William May A 17-foot-deep pit of dirt and gravel the size of a city block might catch the eye of a passerby strolling down Fourth … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Katherine Laws

Crystal Towers residents prepare for move

Coming home to Crystal Towers means entering an 11-story, yellowish building on Sixth Street— right on the edge of downtown. On one side of the … Read More