In high school, I had a teacher who always emphasized “the love of learning.” I had never really thought about that idea until he said it — classes were always a stepping stone for something else, like getting a good grade to boost your GPA for college.
Last week, Wake Forest faculty, staff, students and alumni attended the seventh biennial President’s Ball.
This article appeared in the September 14 issue of the Old Gold & Black. Seeing Before Words, a solo photography exhibit by Wake Forest alumnus Marcus Keely, opened on Sept. 14 at the START Gallery in Reynolda Village.
The academic rigor at Wake Forest can be daunting.
College can be demanding for any student. Without the regimented bells telling you when to switch classes, the new responsibility to actually do your readings outside of class and the constant pressure of feeling like you have an upcoming test or paper due is a hard adjustment at any school.
Senior Tara Coady knew during her college search that she wanted to leave her home state of Illinois in hopes of experiencing something different.
Ever since seventh grade, Heather Key knew she wanted to major in accounting. As a native North Carolinian who grew up less than 30 miles from campus, she found Wake Forest to be just far enough away to enjoy her time away from home.
With finals quickly approaching, students will be spending more time hidden away in the depths of ZSR and various buildings on campus. Yet, it is essential to have a positive and productive study experience.
Last week, the Old Gold & Black wrote an article regarding janitorial staff positions being outsourced to the Budd Group starting this July.
“Why Wake Forest?” I have been asked this question recently as many juniors from my high school have visited campus deciding if Wake Forest is a school they want to apply to.
In recent weeks, a few of my friends have made the decision to delete their social media accounts, leading me to question the reasoning behind this.
No president Trump, the media did not lie about the sheer volume of people who attended the women’s march in Washington.
It is no secret that the U.S. is divided. For the past few months, our country has slowly built up to the hatred and fear that surrounds many of us today. When it was decided that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would be the major party nominees in the election, fear, happiness, hatred and hope […]
The 2016 presidential election is officially over, and the event that has been at the forefront of our attention on campus and in the media can finally shift from this to other important events locally, nationally and internationally.
Last week, the Old Gold & Black published an opinion piece regarding abortion. While some of the student body agree with the views reflected in this piece, many do not.
When I came to Wake Forest, I came in with this idea that I would be able to succeed academically without any help. I did not expect to visit the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) or getting a tutor.
Being a student at Wake Forest has many perks but also disadvantages. Students are so busy and caught up in their work that we are stuck in the “Wake Forest Bubble.”
Colin Kaepernick has been making headlines recently not because of his talent on the field, but because of his refusal to stand during the national anthem prior to NFL games in protest of the wrongful treatment of African Americans and minorities in the U.S.
The 2016 Presidential election has been a main topic of discussion for the past year.
A Wake Forest workload is no joke and we know it. Luckily, students have access to amazing resources: the ZSR library, research facilities, Office of Career and Personal Development and more. The best resource, however, are your professors.
Coming to college is a huge change from high school – more work, more freedom and more responsibility. The stereotype of “Work Forest” often increases the anxiety of new students, but do not let it intimidate you.
For any reporter or writer of a newsworthy publication, journalistic integrity should be the most important thing to consider when writing a piece.
One thing that has struck me since high school is that students, myself included, tend to care about “who has the most to do” or “who has the worst week ahead.”
When I told people I was going to college in North Carolina, one of the most common responses (aside from the obligatory congratulations) was “how are you going to handle the different culture, considering North Carolina is in the South?”
Earlier this week, California raised the minimum wage from $10 to $15 after three years of the “Fight for 15” campaign.