Lizzie Snyder
Digital Media Editor
Lizzie Snyder is a junior for Carmel, Indiana studying Communication with minors in English and Italian. Aside from being the sports editor at the Old Gold and Black, Lizzie has interned in multiple departments at Wake Forest Athletics and serves as the Academic Chair and is on the standards committee for the Tri Delta sorority at Wake Forest. Her favorite Wake Forest event is Hit the Bricks and last semester, she studied in Florence, Italy. Some of her favorite things are going to concerts, March Madness, and trying new Winston-Salem restaurants.
ARTICLES BY Lizzie Snyder
Ali Eakes: Religion
Graduation Tabloid · By

When Ali Eakes talks about her future, it is easy to hear the excitement in her voice.

May 4, 2018
Cheyenne Zuck: Classical Languages
Graduation Tabloid · By

When Cheyenne Zuck reflects on her experience at Wake Forest she simply says, “I say this to people as I’m graduating, but the memories you’ll create here are wonderful.” A double major in classical languages (Greek) and  theatre, Zuck speaks to the importance of finding your passion through study.

May 4, 2018
Men’s and Women’s Golf Have Top 5 Finishes
Sports · By

Last week was an exciting one for both the Wake Forest Men’s and Women’s golf program after the conclusion of ACC Tournament play. In a very competitive group of contenders, the Men’s team finished third overall and had a record-breaking weekend at the Old North State Golf Club in New London, NC. Although Georgia Tech […]

April 26, 2018
Women’s Golf Wins Bryan National Collegiate
Sports · By

This past weekend, the Wake Forest Women’s Golf Team emerged victorious at the Bryan National Collegiate at the Bryan Park Champions Course in Greensboro, NC despite less-than-ideal weather conditions. Junior Monica Schumacher, who finished with a score of 78, described the April weather as, “wrought with strong winds and rain, but it was nice to […]

April 12, 2018
New Rules for Walking on the Quad
Life · By

Although there is no sign or particular verbal warning (think the Princess Diaries, “Get off the grass!”), walking across the grass of the upper quad has a sort of taboo attached to it. When, might you ask, is an acceptable time to walk across the grass on the quad? When you plan to camp out. […]

April 1, 2018
Deacon Spotlight: Jennifer Kupcho
Sports · By

Junior Jennifer Kupcho has accomplished a tremendous amount of success in her three years with the Wake Forest Golf program, and has been receiving accolades throughout her entire career including the 2015 Colorado Women’s Golf Association Player of the year, All-ACC team for both her freshman and sophomore seasons, runner-up at the NCAA championship her […]

March 29, 2018
NC State Defeats Wake Forest at Home
Sports · By

After the Wake Forest Demon Deacons fell to the NC State Wolfpack, 90-84, Coach Danny Manning summed up the home performance last Saturday stating: “We did some okay things, but we got to do better.” 

February 22, 2018
Team USA Wins Multiple Gold Medals Thus Far
Sports · By

This year’s Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea has been a testament to strong global talent in some of the most niche sports in the world — and the world has been watching. Covering the games via traditional primetime coverage and a digital streaming platform, NBC is working to reach several audiences for this […]

February 15, 2018
Mens’ Basketball Fights Hard Against Clemson
Sports · By

The phrase, “so close, yet so far” often comes to mind when thinking about Wake Forest Mens’ Basketball this season. In the home matchup versus No. 20 Clemson this past Saturday, the Demon Deacons made the Clemson Tigers fight for their third consecutive win of the season and struggled to keep up when the Tigers […]

February 8, 2018
Wake Outscored in Another ACC Matchup against Miami
Sports · By

Last night, Feb. 7, the Demon Deacons went down to Miami, Florida to face off against the Hurricanes. After a promising first half that saw the Demon Deacons control the game and hold the lead at times, Wake Forest eventually came up short, losing 87-81 and falling to a 2-10 record in the ACC.

February 8, 2018
Tennis Teams Dominate in Spring Openers
Tennis · By

In recent history, few athletic programs at Wake Forest have achieved as much success as the Men’s Tennis Team. This season, Wake Forest opened the 2018 spring season as the number-one ranked team in the nation, and they have done nothing but solidify their place at the top since play has begun.

January 25, 2018
Deacons Play Strong Defense in Loss to Virginia
Sports · By

Before Sunday night’s game versus Virginia, Head Coach Danny Manning was recognized for the 50th anniversary of winning the 1988 Naismith College Player of the Year award for his impressive college career at the University of Kansas, taking the Jayhawks to the national championship during his senior season and earning the 1st overall pick in […]

January 25, 2018
Men’s Basketball Falls in Another ACC Matchup
Sports · By

Last Wednesday, the Demon Deacons took on Virginia Tech at home, but struggled to overtake the Hokies the entire game, losing 83-75.

January 18, 2018
Demon Deacons Fight to Victory in 2017 Belk Bowl
Sports · By

For Demon Deacon fans across the country, the best Christmas present of all came a few days late with a hard-fought Belk Bowl victory against the Texas A&M Aggies. Upon first glance, the score seems like it belongs in the first half of a college basketball game, with the final score of 55-52. Not only […]

December 31, 2017
Demon Deacons Fans Traveled to see the Belk Bowl Win
Sports · By

For Demon Deacon fans across the country, the best Christmas present of all came a few days late with a hard-fought Belk Bowl victory against the Texas A&M Aggies.

December 30, 2017
Adjusting to life with a roommate: The basics
Life · By

Today is the day! You filled out that extremely long application that you thought would never end, made endless laps around Target and awkwardly emailed your roommate hoping they shared a few of your pre move-in jitters.

August 26, 2017
The seven deadly sins of skipping class
Life · By

Getting ready for college feels like a whirlwind. From awkwardly emailing your random roommate, to picking out all of the dorm room essentials, this period of time feels like a hectic blur. The last thing on your mind is the fact that you actually have to go to class.

August 24, 2017
Sarr and Brown look to fill the hole left by Collins
Sports · By

On April 12 at 6:45 pm, John Collins told the world he had hired an agent and will be heading to the NBA.

April 20, 2017
Men’s golf: Deacs runners-up at Irish Creek
Sports · By

The Wake Forest men’s golf team has ended their regular season on an upswing headed into ACC Tournament play starting April 21.

April 13, 2017
New rule allows collegiate players who declare to return to school
Sports · By

Since its inception, professional basketball has experimented with several draft eligibility regulations.

March 30, 2017
Ex-Bulls General Manager Jerry Krause dies at 77
Sports · By

This Tuesday, March 21, was a sad day for the city of Chicago with the passing of hometown hero and somewhat controversial sports figure, Jerry Krause.

March 23, 2017
ACC Recap: Duke falls in back-to-back games
Sports · By

In a week full of buzzer beaters, momentum building wins and final opportunities to demonstrate conference supremacy, the ACC continues to be the most represented conference in the Associated Press (AP) Top 25 poll.

March 2, 2017
Annual 48 minutes of offense in NOLA
Sports · By

The best of the best came out to play at the Smoothie King Center this past weekend at the 66th Annual NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, LA.

February 24, 2017
Community benefits justify stadium construction costs
Opinion · By

We’ve all heard the argument that professional sports stadiums suck up funds that could be used for other provisions, and they should not receive government subsidies.

April 21, 2016