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Opioid Epidemic Panel sheds light onto growing national crisis
News · By

What’s the difference between buying a venti Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks and buying heroin? The answer, which I learned at the opioid epidemic panel hosted by the Neuroscience Club last Thursday, is shocking.

December 12, 2017
NYT profile rightfully sparks conversation
Opinion · By

On Saturday, Nov. 25, the New York Times published a profile of Tony Hovater, a self-identified white nationalist and a founder of an extreme right-wing group, the Traditionalist Worker Party. Hovater represented the Traditionalist Worker Party at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA in August.

December 3, 2017
Students must support the athletic teams
Opinion · By

This past week marked an exciting moment in the history of Wake Forest sports as several teams made tremendous strides for their programs.

November 17, 2017
Public debt is not as harmful to the economy as we think
Opinion · By

Do you like your iPhone? Your sushi? Your Starbucks? These essentials of the American lifestyle are what economists might call benefits of economic growth, and may be at risk because of our $20,000,000,000,000 ($20 trillion) of national debt.

November 17, 2017
Undergraduate research enriches student experience
Opinion · By

Many associate the “Work Forest” moniker with the scholarship Wake Forest students complete in the classroom setting.

November 10, 2017
Student Government proposes to change Code of Conduct
Opinion · By

From the Student Government Senator Matthew David (‘20) “Attached below is the document of the resolution to edit the Student Code of Conduct. In the resolution itself, the language that we are adding is underlined and the wording we are eliminating is crossed out. Below is the language that would be codified if all suggestions […]

November 10, 2017
The Russian Disconnection
Travel · By

As an American reading the news, it would appear that relations with Russia are worse than they have been in a long time — a pseudo return to the Cold War it may seem.

November 10, 2017
Voting in state and local elections is important
Opinion · By

Presidential elections occupy most of the media spotlight, and near-constant breaking news from the White House often crowds out other political affairs.

November 2, 2017
Blonde is the capstone of Frank Ocean’s career
Reviews · By

From the day Blonde was first announced until the day it was released, it seemed as if Frank Ocean didn’t actually exist.

November 2, 2017
Alum develops ‘Tinder for food’ app
News · By

With so many food options in Winston-Salem, people usually get stuck in the rut of only eating at the popular restaurants, instead of exploring other options.

October 28, 2017
The importance of a journalism minor
Opinion · By

As this week marks the advising period for students to meet with their faculty adviser and pick their courses for next semester, many students have been evaluating different majors and minors.

October 28, 2017
Bikes dominate the streets of Copenhagen
Travel · By

Paris is known for the Eiffel Tower, London for Big Ben, Barcelona for Parque Guell and Berlin for the Berlin Wall.

October 27, 2017
Foo Fighters put on great show in Greensboro
Reviews · By

In an era where hip-hop and EDM have a commanding presence on the iPhones of the American youth, alt-rock has struggled to maintain the mainstream relevance that it had in the ‘90s and early 2000s.

October 27, 2017
Coach Clawson has a message for the students
News · By

Demon Deacon Students, Happy Family Weekend to you, I hope you all get to enjoy time with your families and part of that time includes the football game Saturday at 12:20pm against Louisville at BB&T Field.

October 26, 2017
Eudamonia and Pro Humanitate Institutes unite
Opinion · By

As we have previously reported, the university has recently launched a year-long project titled Rethinking Community, which is a campus-wide effort to create a better understanding of the implications of living in a diverse, polarized, global and virtual community.

October 19, 2017
The power of the protest lies in its message
Opinion · By

In response to the NFL’s rule changes and ongoing national anthem protests, President Donald Trump openly spoke out against the protesters on Friday Sept. 22, calling on the owners of the teams to fire those who kneel on the field during the national anthem.

October 6, 2017
Local moviemaker releases film at Aperture
Reviews · By

Abundant Acreage Available (AAA), the new film from North Carolina native Angus MacLachlan, made a trip back home last weekend, showing at Aperture in downtown Winston-Salem.

October 6, 2017
Service is a crucial part of the Wake Forest experience
Opinion · By

Wake Forest students have an obvious passion for service and community engagement, a vital part of the student experience.

September 28, 2017
Students should evaluate Code of Conduct changes
Opinion · By

We, as the Editorial Board of the Old Gold & Black, are concerned with proposed revisions to Section Two: Prohibited Behavior of the student Code of Conduct — specifically the changes designed to limit “Disruption or Obstruction of University Activities,” as these may effectively limit the free speech of students.

September 22, 2017
Universities should investigate donation sources
Opinion · By

The Charles Koch Foundation and Koch Industries have indirectly donated yet another large sum to higher education in Winston-Salem.

September 14, 2017
New Take Two Asian American Fusion disappoints
Opinion · By

At the start of the new school year, Wake Forest Dining unveiled many new changes to the Demon Deacon dining experience.

September 7, 2017
Abandoned Moe’s found on sidewalk
Life · By

“I don’t know when it started.

September 7, 2017
Violence and hate speech should not be tolerated
Opinion · By

“There is no place for the bigotry, racism and violence we witnessed in Charlottesville.” These were the words of President Nathan O. Hatch, in a statement shared with the Wake Forest community on Monday, Aug. 14.

September 1, 2017
How to “work hard, play hard” without the hangover
Life · By

Going to college requires mastering the art of balance — balancing late night pizza with a run on Reynolda trail, balancing five hours in the library with a  Netflix binge or balancing meeting peers in your freshman hall with getting to know your professors during office hours. 

August 26, 2017
Living a complete college life on a budget
Life · By

Your parents have been berating you about spending all of your (and even some of their) money for as long as you can remember.

August 26, 2017