Jakier Shanique Austin, a suspect in the Jan. 20 murder of Winston-Salem State University student Najee Ali Baker, has been arrested in Charlotte, NC. Austin was arrested on April 11, 2018, more than two months after the shooting on Wake Forest’s campus. Austin was on the run for over two months after shooting Baker in […]
Over the weekend Wake Forest University decided that enough was enough – students needed to stop rolling the quad after every measly sports win. Initially, the university attempted to convince all athletes to transfer out of Wake Forest in hopes of earning fewer wins, however, the Deacs are still coming in with wins here and […]
Whether you have been with Grey’s Anatomy from the beginning or got your start on Netflix, you have probably been wholeheartedly invested in the show for 14 seasons. You’ve been there through crazy times like the ferry crash of season three, the mass shooting in season six, the plane crash of season eight and other […]
St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday which many people look forward to each year, and while many celebrate by wearing green and pinching those who don’t, there are other ways to celebrate the day. St. Patrick’s Day is on the death date of Saint Patrick, a notable patron Saint of Ireland. It commemorates him and […]
Wake Forest has been ranked 16 out of 25 in the Top 25 Peace Corps Producing Colleges and Universities in the small colleges and universities category. Wake Forest has placed in the top 25 for four years. Currently, there are 11 Wake Forest alumni serving in the Peace Corps, in addition to 226 alumni who […]
It is popular to study abroad at Wake Forest, whether it be for a summer, semester or year-long program. According to the Wake Forest Center for Global Programs and Studies website, Wake Forest offers more than 400 programs in over 200 cities and 70 countries, with more than 60 percent of students spending time abroad.
Last week, a student from Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) was shot and killed on campus at The Barn. Around 1 a.m., Jakier Austin allegedly shot Najee Ali Baker, and more than 45 minutes passed before students were notified that there was a shooter on campus. At this point, the shooter has not been found.
New Year’s is a world-wide celebrated event, with those from all over the world counting down to midnight. Always a fun and exciting event, New Year’s comes with some safety concerns, but there are ways to ensure that safety isn’t sacrificed for the sake of fun. I love celebrating ringing in the New Year, but […]
The past few weeks have been filled with people sharing their stories of sexual assault, often with the #MeToo on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms.
Last Friday, Wake Radio held its second annual Fall Concert in the Barn, featuring many talented musicians from the Wake Forest campus. Wake Radio decided to start the fall concert for a variety of reasons.
One of the best days of the entire year is almost here: Pitsgiving.
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.