Wake Forest’s small student population, involved faculty and resources for research drew Hannah Martin to attend the college so near to her home.
At first, Robbie Wood Baldwin did not know if he would like to study at Wake Forest, but grew to love his time here.
Ben Wilson is the keyboardist for American jam band Blues Traveler, winner of a Grammy Award and creator of two platinum-selling albums. Their latest album is Blow Up the Moon, a collaboration with other artists such as Plain White T’s, The Dirty Heads, 3OH!3 and Jewel. They are now on tour all over the country, […]
We know that finding classes to fill out your schedule is difficult — especially for rising sophomores.
With room selection right around the corner, it’s important to be informed about the University’s residence hall offerings. Let the Old Gold & Black be your guide to room selection, keeping in mind that you have absolutely no shot at getting into any North Campus Residence — just saying.
In Damage and Joy, their seventh studio album and the first since their split in 1998, The Jesus and Mary Chain create a rock collection more atmospheric than most produced in recent memory.
Phil Guidry, Simon Herbert and David Whelan wrote and directed Savageland, a faux-documentary horror film that follows the criminal trial of Francisco Salazar (played by Noe Montes).
Few musicians realize their cultural importance in their time, and even fewer write books about it.
Tucked behind Lowes Foods on Robinhood Road is The Beer Growler, a little bar where beer connoisseurs can sample craft beer from the tap and take it home in growlers.
In every new city I visit, I like exploring the market areas.
For Wake Forest undergraduates — especially science majors — the opening of the Wake Downtown campus provides another opportunity for them to diverge from their routine and “experiment” with new study spots.
Spending a semester in Europe provides students with the opportunity to glean a wide variety of cultural knowledge. After all, Europe offers amazing art, architecture and historic sites coupled with great food and entertainment. No one really expects, however, that they will be barked at by an Italian waiter, get lost looking for an ATM […]
Pardon my use of an overused adage, but college is like a journey. Better said, with each university’s unique culture and traditions, your time in college can feel like living in a foreign country.
Although research conducted at Ohio State University finds that a whopping 70 percent of college students worry about their personal finances, Wake Forest students (and parents) have many reasons to be hopeful.
On April 10, 2016, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen cancelled his concert scheduled to take place at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Springsteen said in a formal statement that his show’s cancellation was a sign of “solidarity” for North Carolinians whose “human rights” were violated by House Bill 2 that was signed […]
A recent study conducted by researchers at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany found a network in the brain that correlates with social media use.
Village Smith Galleries opened shop in Reynolda Village in 1977, and today it houses exceptional artwork, jewelry, pottery and framing from artists from Winston-Salem and around the world.
According to Guinness World Record News, a man from Nevada named Jordy Geller has more sneakers than anyone in the world: a whopping collection of 2,388 separate pairs of shoes. Excessive? Definitely.
Celia Quillian graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wake Forest in 2014 with a double major B.A. degree in theatre and communication.
I had my last serving of raw vegetables about three days ago. And those vegetables — spinach, tomato and cucumber — came on a six-inch turkey sub wrapped in Subway paper.
The nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Dec. 7, with Kendrick Lamar taking the top spot with 11 nominations.
For many, this year will call for repeated trips to the local cinema as 2016 promises to be a stellar year at the box office.
PDQ stands for “People Dedicated to Quality,” which does not make for the best name for a fast food joint. But this is not a fast food joint in the traditional sense.
With the completion of the North Campus Dining Hall in 2014 came an unforseen issue that sparked a delicious debate as divisive as vanilla vs. chocolate. The question is: Old Pit or New Pit? Which dining hall is better? No student has dared to tackle this question objectively up to this point, so that is […]
I would like to speak on behalf of the guys with ugly facial hair. To those of you with moustaches that are too thin or don’t connect with the hair on your chin to make a goatee, I understand your struggle. To those of you who lie awake at night and wonder why the abundance […]