Lillian Johnson
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Lillian is a sophomore from a small town in New Jersey called Ho-Ho-Kus (a name she definitely did not make up), who is majoring in English with a triple minor in journalism, education, and writing. Outside of OGB, Lillian is the section leader of the Spirit of the Old Gold and Black's color guard and fulfills her librarian destiny by working at ZSR. She loves square dancing, watching Netflix, and buying every used copy of Hamlet she finds.
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Deacon Profile: Xiaoying Yu
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udent from China who sought to improve the representation of Chinese culture on campus by starting a performance group devoted to Chinese dance called Traveler. As the leader of Traveler, she has been responsible for everything from choreographing dances to ordering costumes internationally.

January 25, 2018
Campus Responds to Verbal Racism Incident
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“I’m hammered again tonight. It’s two o’clock. I just called my black RA a f—ing n—–.” This is what former freshman Kara Nelson said in a video that she posted to her private Instagram account on the night of Thursday, Jan. 18. The next evening, at 11:13 p.m., a recording of Nelson’s video was posted […]

January 25, 2018
Freshman Admits to Using Racial Slur in Online Video
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Late in the evening of Friday, Jan. 19, campus bias-reporting systems were notified of a video on social media that had begun to quickly circulate around the Wake Forest community. In the video, freshman Kara Nelson admitted to being drunk and to calling her resident adviser a racial slur. The original video had been posted […]

January 21, 2018
Deacon Profile: Emma Butturini
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The past few months for junior Emma Butturini have been filled with new cultures, new ideas, research, travel and excitement. Over the summer, Butturini, a biology major from Sarasota, Florida, was accepted to the Amgen Scholars program. She conducted research at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD.

January 18, 2018
SOTOGAB on the Road: Wake Forest’s Marching Band Performs at Belk Bowl
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After the Wake Forest football team arrived in Charlotte for the Belk Bowl on Dec. 25, they were closely followed by the spirit team, which arrived on Dec. 27. Members of Wake Forest’s marching band, the Spirit of the Old Gold and Black (SOTOGAB), traveled from across the country to perform at the game on […]

January 6, 2018
Procrastination is Normal and Shouldn’t be Shamed
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Let me admit: I did not submit this column on time.

December 15, 2017
Deacon Profile: Sarah Lewiecki & Andy Rosenwald
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Earlier this month, a new solo exhibition entitled Sicko opened at the START Gallery in Reynolda Village, which is dedicated to showing student artwork.

December 3, 2017
Artist and typewriter find temporary home in ZSR
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Over the course of the past week, the clicking sound of a typewriter — unfamiliar to modern students — has pierced the silence in Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

November 17, 2017
Sports Possess Intrinsic Beauty
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Nobody has ever, or would ever, use the words “sporty” or “athletic” to describe me. Despite the fact I frequently dress in athleisure clothing, I am not athletic — I am more leisure than anything.

November 17, 2017
It is never too early for Chrismas cheer
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At 12:01 a.m. on Nov 1, many people shed their spooky layer in exchange for one that would better fit the upcoming holiday season.

November 10, 2017
Deacon Profile: Lucy Porter
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Recently, Campus Grounds was packed with people who crowded in to see sophomore Lucy Porter perform her stand-up comedy show, Lucy Porter: Is Trying Her Best. 

November 2, 2017
The art of the love letter should be revived
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If you’ve recently read the opinion section of the Old Gold & Black, you would have notice that a few of the previous columns have been love letters, so to say.

November 2, 2017
Two best friends reflect on their friendship
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As a second semester freshman in college, it’s easy to feel hopeless about your social situation.

October 28, 2017
Deacon Profile: Sabin Sidney
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In the fall of 2016, current senior Sabin Sidney founded a new campus publication, The Wake Forest Review. Known for having a conservative perspective, The Review has garnered a lot of attention both on and off campus.

October 26, 2017
Deacon Profile: Smiti Kaul
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Junior Smiti Kaul, a double major in computer science and mathematics, recieved the Grace Hopper Conference scholarship and attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in early October.

October 19, 2017
New novel by Green covers mental illness
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Since all current undergraduates on Wake Forest’s campus were teenagers at some point during the 2010’s, many recognize the author John Green.

October 19, 2017
Title IX forum discusses potential changes
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On Sept. 22, the Department of Education announced that it is rescinding Title IX guidance from the Obama administration on how schools should handle sexual assault cases.

October 6, 2017
Chrissy Teigen is an overrated role model
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Sorry not sorry, but Chrissy Teigen is overrated.

October 6, 2017
It is acceptable to not miss people from home
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Since the beginning of this new semester, I’ve seen countless social media posts, comments and responses from friends about how much they miss [insert name here].

September 28, 2017
Deacon Profile: Dr. Olga Pierrakos
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In January 2017, Dr. Olga Pierrakos was appointed as the founding chair of the department of engineering and she began her job this summer.

September 14, 2017
Asian fusion replaces Boar’s Head in Benson
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Over the summer, when most students had left campus, Wake Forest underwent a metamorphosis.

September 7, 2017
Deacon Profile: Zack Chan
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Zack Chan, an accounting major and studio art minor, has photographed a lot of Wake Forest and the community.

September 7, 2017
Writing center debate designed after March Madness
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The Writing Center sponsored an event called March Miscellany Madness on Tuesday, March 28.

April 7, 2017
Can bioethics contribute to addressing racism?
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On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Marion Danis  gave a lecture entitled “What Can Bioethics Contribute to Addressing Racism?” in Annenberg Auditorium.

March 2, 2017