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Student journalists contribute to national record of hate crimes
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When the recent violence at Charlottesville white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally gained national news coverage, it shocked the nation.

September 21, 2017
Bookmarks festival draws students and faculty downtown
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Bookmarks, a Winston-Salem based literary nonprofit, held its annual book festival from Thursday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 10, in and around venues on Spruce, Holly, Poplar and Fourth Streets.

September 14, 2017
The First Lady should be compensated
Opinion · By

What does it mean to be the First Lady of the United States?

September 14, 2017
Teach-ins facilitated campus discussions on Charlottesville
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The Pro Humanitate Institute partnered with the Humanities Institute to offer “teach-in” sessions facilitating focused discussions in response to the events surrounding the white nationalist and alt-right rally in Charlottesville last month on Sept. 5 and 6.

September 7, 2017
Renovated Reynolds Gymnasium opens doors
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Those looking to catch up on Netflix or surf social media while de-stressing after class can now turn to the renovated Reynolds Gym, which boasts fitness equipment with Internet access.

September 1, 2017
Deacon Profile: Dr. José Villalba
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Wake Forest Provost Rogan Kersh announced Aug. 11 that he has appointed Professor José Villalba as interim chief diversity officer (CDO).

September 1, 2017
Student band will attend Battle of the Bands competition
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Junior Langston Michael will perform with his Atlanta-based group, Anonymous Da Band, in Prince’s Paisley Park to compete in the MUSICOLOGY — Summer 2017 live Battle of the Bands in Chanhassen, Minnesota starting today, Aug. 31.

September 1, 2017
Dorm Decorating: Tips and Tricks for your First Year
Life · By

Every popular blog site has droves of articles and lists with ideas on how to organize and decorate your dorm room, but these generic articles are often expensive and impractical.

August 26, 2017
Brooke Einbender: Studio Art
Life · By

Brooke Einbender is a very social person. Many of her stories revolve around her time with her friends and her start-up company has allowed her to become business partners with two of them.  Einbender recently traveled to Charleston with friends and captured the energy of their adventures with disposable cameras.

April 27, 2017
Darria Chance: Chinese
Life · By

Flip to a random page in the biography of Chinese and economics double-major Darria Chance and it might look like a walkthrough of her routine to get ready for the day. That includes natural hair care, a bowl of oatmeal and  lots of makeup artistry with tutorial guidance.

April 27, 2017
LGBTQ Center dedicates quilt in memory of Pulse shooting
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The LGBTQ Center held a dedication ceremony for its Pulse 49 memorial and remembrance space on April 4 from 1-2 p.m.

April 13, 2017
Wake Forest Debate Team continues winning streak
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After advancing to the final four at the National Debate Tournament, Wake Forest Debate also claimed its third-straight title at the ACC Debate Championship at the University of Miami on Sunday, April 2. This victory marks the program’s longest ACC title streak.

April 7, 2017
Dance crews put new spin on old music
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A new staff group, The Get Down Professionals, and five student crews danced for a packed and cheering Brendle Recital Hall in the third annual spring dance showcase on Sunday, April 2 at 6 p.m.

April 7, 2017
Student Union brings in rap duo Rae Sremmurd for spring concert
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Rae Sremmurd, a popular rap and hip-hop duo consisting of brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi performed for students at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, March 25 for the Student Union Spring Concert.

March 30, 2017
Three Wake Forest debate teams off to nationals
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Three teams will represent Wake Forest at the National Debate Tournament championship, hosted by the University of Kansas, from March 22-28.

March 16, 2017
Founders Day Convocation honors students, faculty
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The Wake Forest community honored students and faculty at Founders’ Day Convocation, a tradition that dates back to the university’s founding years, in Wait Chapel on Feb. 16.

February 24, 2017
Global Food Committee diversifies dining options
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GFC allows students, faculty and staff to collaborate and ensure that cultural cuisines are available in campus dining.

February 10, 2017
Conservatives are present but missing from conversation
Opinion · By

A university setting is a unique space to build and develop one’s personal identity and beliefs where students are surrounded by their peers of similar in age, interests and academic caliber.

December 8, 2016
Turn wasted time into money donated
Life · By

According to studies from Deloitte and psychologists at Nottingham Trent University, Americans spend much more time on their smartphones than they’d like to believe.

December 8, 2016
Add “Fantastic Beasts” to your movie collection
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It’s been over four years since we last saw J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world on the big screen. It seemed as though “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” could not possilby live up to the expectations of Harry Potter fans.

December 3, 2016
Reflecting on a singer-songwriter’s legacy
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Singer-songwriter and legendary influencer Leonard Cohen died peacefully in his Los Angeles home on Nov. 7  at the age of 82, less than a month after releasing his final bluesy EP, “You Want It Darker.”

November 17, 2016
Young talent dominates Cash Cash concert
Life · By

Cash Cash, a popular electronic dance music group, performed for students at the education building of the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 10 p.m. on an exclusive tour stop earned through the crowdfunding website, Tilt.

November 10, 2016
Abortion is a woman’s issue and must be legal
Opinion · By

Heather Hartel also contributed to this article. The decision between a woman and her body is an individual one, and while the decision to terminate a pregnancy is difficult, it is critical that this choice be protected for all women, contrary to what a column in last week’s issue of the Old Gold & Black […]

November 3, 2016
Tilt ambassadors bring Cash Cash to Wake Forest
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Cash Cash, a popular electronic dance music group, will be coming to the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds to perform for Wake Forest students on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 10 p.m. thanks to the work of campus brand ambassadors for Tilt, a crowdfunding company co-founded and led by Wake Forest and Sigma Chi fraternity alumnus James Beshara. Senior […]

November 2, 2016
Discover a new Halloween tradition
Life · By

Although we may have outgrown trick-or-treating, there are plenty of other ways for the Wake Forest community to celebrate Halloween on campus that still provide Instagram-worthy photoshoot opportunities.

October 28, 2016