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The United States should not slam the door on refugees
Opinion · By

The Editorial Staff of the Old Gold & Black believe that President Donald Trump’s executive order, which indefinitely suspends the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily prohibits people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., departs from the most fundamental American values of equality and justice.

February 3, 2017
Update: 1/26 newspaper distribution
Uncategorized · By

The print version of the January 26th edition of the Old Gold and Black will be released to the stands on January 30th due to the fact that it revealed the artist for the spring concert.

January 31, 2017
Fake news threatens the future of the media
Opinion · By

During the final month of the recent election cycle, news-related drama was frequently seen across publications.

January 27, 2017
Discussion encouraged after House of Rep. vote
Opinion · By

On Jan. 13 the House of Representatives made the historic vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is commonly referred to as Obamacare.

January 20, 2017
The uncertainty of Trump’s plans concern students
Opinion · By

As Trump’s America is only days away, it is important to acknowledge how many millions of Americans are devastated from the outcome of the 2016 election.

January 20, 2017
OGB staff prepare for a new media platform
Opinion · By

After an exciting year celebrating our centennial volume, the editorial staff of the Old Gold & Black is looking forward to expanding the way in which we reach the campus community.

January 12, 2017
Saying goodbye to our OGB Seniors
Profiles · By

   Name: Melissa Libutti Position: News Editor Major/Minor: English/Journalism How did you get started at the Old Gold & Black? It was actually very spur of the moment for me. I had never even thought about pursuing journalism or being involved on a newspaper. Coming back from abroad my spring semester of my junior year, […]

December 8, 2016
Annual Lovefeast celebration unites the community
News · By

On cold, bleak, tired days, most people seek warmth, community and comfort. For the past 56 years, Wake Forest’s annual Lovefeast has served as exactly that — as a beloved tradition to remember the Moravian roots of the community and to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in unity.

December 8, 2016
This semester was filled with highs and lows
Opinion · By

At the beginning of the semester, the editorial staff of the Old Gold & Black wrote about what we were eager to cover and what many Wake Forest students would hope to get out of the semester.

December 8, 2016
Student Government postponement shows responsibility
Opinion · By

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Student Government met in their bimonthly meeting of executive reports, committee reports, bills and resolutions and Constituent concerns.

December 3, 2016
The Dakota Access Pipeline poses many dangers
Opinion · By

The protests at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota have brought attention to the proposed 1,172-mile-long Dakota Access Pipeline.

December 3, 2016
Post-election attitudes should foster respect
Opinion · By

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 was a day that not only the entire country was excited and nervous about, but the entire world.

November 10, 2016
It is important that everyone votes
Opinion · By

Next week, the presidential election season will come to a close. After more than a year of campaigning, numerous debates, rallies and even scandals, our country will finally elect a new president.

November 3, 2016
Al Hunt offers political wisdom to eager students
News · By

After a seemingly unending presidential campaign season, the election is finally coming to a close.

October 28, 2016
Wake Forest attracts valuable and prominent speakers
Opinion · By

Students at Wake Forest have numerous unique opportunities to learn and grow during their four years on campus. There are many programs, clubs and activities to get involved in as well as strong academics.

October 28, 2016
The added length to future fall breaks is a good start
Opinion · By

Students at Wake Forest deserve more than just one day off for Fall Break. This year, students only get Friday off, but there is an instrumental change to the Academic Calendar for 2017-2018. Next year, Fall Break will consist of no classes Thursday nor Friday. Students work extremely hard towards academic success and balancing extracurricular […]

October 19, 2016
Political ideology needs to be the focus of the election
Opinion · By

The 2016 presidential election has been at the forefront of the media’s attention during the past year, honing in on not just the candidates’ platforms but questioning who they are as people.

October 13, 2016
The changes to the Pit are not beneficial for students
Opinion · By

Students came back from summer break to many changes on campus, one of the more prominent changes being to the Pit. While many students are excited about the new “#ThePit” sign, the new pasta bar and modern look to the Pit, there are some concerns about the changes from last year to this year.

October 6, 2016
Students should watch and learn from the debates
Opinion · By

On Sept. 26 the first presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton sparked controversy among viewers, but it also provided them with more insight as to who each of the candidates are.

September 29, 2016
Deacon Profile: Susan Davis
News · By

Susan Davis is a visiting professor this semester at Wake Forest. She is teaching a course on broadcast media with a focus on podcasting. Her impressive career in radio makes her an ideal professor for this class.

September 22, 2016
New lounge party policy is harmful
Editorials · By

This semester, Wake Forest administration introduced new policies regarding fraternity parties.

September 22, 2016
Chelsea Clinton speaks on campus
News · By

Alongside a panel of four other inspiring women, Clinton led a discussion on female leadership.

September 15, 2016
An exclusive with Peggy Noonan
Profiles · By

Peggy Noonan has written eight books and currently works as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. She also worked as a speech writer for President Ronald Reagan.

September 15, 2016
Sports unite the Wake Forest community
Opinion · By

Wake Forest has been busy in the opening weeks of school with intriguing speakers and panels, copious amount of work to be done and also with various athletic contests.

September 15, 2016
Safety is everyone’s responsibility
Opinion · By

Last week, “The Princeton Review” came out with “The Best 381 Colleges” rankings and their top-ranked party schools.

September 8, 2016