Daniel Pachino
Senior Writer
Dan is a senior from Los Angeles majoring in Business & Enterprise Management with a concentration in Financial Advisory and a minor in Psychology. He formerly served as the Sports Editor of the Old Gold & Black and has a deep passion for sports, particularly baseball and golf. Additionally, he enjoys fine wine and fine dining.
ARTICLES BY Daniel Pachino
College Football Playoff picture remains murky
Sports · By

With the end of college football’s regular season finally here, it is time to gear up for championship weekend.

December 3, 2017
NFL Recap: Week six offers unexpected outcomes
Sports · By

Week six in the NFL got off to an exciting start in Charlotte when the Eagles and Panthers faced off for this week’s edition of Thursday Night Football.

October 19, 2017
Week 3 in the NFL brings exciting action to fans
Sports · By

This week was the most politically charged week in recent sports history.

September 28, 2017
ESPN reassigns announcer Robert Lee before UVA game
Sports · By

Following the recent events involving nationalists and neo-Nazi’s in Charlottesville, VA, ESPN announced that one of its employees would no longer be broadcasting the opening football game between the University of Virginia (UVA) and William & Mary College in Charlottesville.

September 1, 2017
How to avoid the dreaded “Freshman 15”
Life · By

One of the biggest worries of every incoming college student is the infamous “Freshman 15.” The Freshman 15 has earned quite a reputation on college campuses over the years, and for good reason.

August 26, 2017
Nicole Gertenbach: Psychology
Life · By

Before coming to Wake Forest, Nicole Gertenbach had no idea she wanted to major in psychology. She never took a psychology class before her freshman year. However, she took an introductory class and quickly fell in love with the field.

April 27, 2017
Heather Livingston: BEM
Life · By

Heather Livingston is a graduating senior from Wakefield, MA.

April 27, 2017
NBA: Bulls surprisingly take 2-0 lead in Boston
Sports · By

he first round of the NBA Playoffs is off to an exciting start. This edition will take a look at every series thus far in the first round. First we will analyze the Eastern Conference matchups, and then look at the Western Conference.

April 20, 2017
Rapper shows off lyrical prowess
Reviews · By

In the late hours of the night on April 14, Kendrick Lamar released his fourth full length studio album, titled DAMN. The album is headlined by Lamar’s newest hit single, “HUMBLE,” which he released two weeks prior.

April 20, 2017
NBA Recap: Westbrook deserves the NBA MVP
Sports · By

With the end of the NBA regular season finally here, it is time to look on to the playoffs and who will win the league’s biggest awards.

April 13, 2017
NCAA basketball is due for a rule change
Sports · By

Throughout college basketball’s entire history, players have always been allowed five fouls over the course of the game before fouling out.

April 6, 2017
NBA Recap: Celtics overtake first place in the East
Sports · By

With the NBA regular season coming to a close, the playoff picture is truly starting to take shape.

March 30, 2017
NBA Recap: Teams making final playoff pushes
Sports · By

With less than a month to go in the NBA regular season, things are starting to really heat up as teams attempt to make their final push towards the playoffs.

March 16, 2017
NBA Recap: Trade deadline lacked the big deal
Sports · By

The most exciting time of the NBA season, aside from the Playoffs, has come and gone. While there were some big trades that occurred, the trade deadline was mostly underwhelming.

March 2, 2017
MLB teams arrive at Spring Training
Sports · By

This past week, players from every MLB team reported to their respective Spring Training facilities in either the Cactus League in Arizona or the Grapefruit League in Florida. 

February 24, 2017
NBA Recap: Cavaliers lose Kevin Love for six weeks
Sports · By

The past two weeks of NBA play have been highly eventful and full of exciting action between many of the league’s top teams.

February 16, 2017
NBA Recap: How to compete with NBA’s elite
Sports · By

The 2016-2017 NBA season is finally taking shape as we approach the All-Star Break.

February 3, 2017
Deacons prepare for Duke, Harry Giles
Sports · By

This coming Saturday afternoon, Jan. 28, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on the Duke Blue Devils at home at 3:00 p.m. in what is shaping up to be a pivotal matchup as we approach the midway point of ACC play.

January 26, 2017
Westbrook leads MVP race at All-star break approaches
Sports · By

As the NBA season approaches its midway point, I plan to discuss the biggest storylines of the season thus far.

January 20, 2017
Young players make moves in the NBA
Sports · By

Younger players are emerging as stars in the NBA this season. So far, the young guys have taken the league by storm this year, and many of them are under 23 years old.

December 3, 2016
NBA season preview: who to expect to dominate
Sports · By

The 2016-2017 NBA season starts this week, and the upcoming season promises excitement.

October 28, 2016