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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
Editorial board welcomes diverse viewpoints
Opinion · By

The Old Gold & Black, as a student-run, independent newspaper, is a medium for Wake Forest students to share their pieces with the Wake Forest community, whether it be of their own opinion or for another section.

April 20, 2017
It is important to have fairness for all campus employees
Opinion · By

As Wake Forest students, we often go about our weekdays in a mildly self-absorbed bubble.

April 7, 2017
Tuition increase is both harmful and unnecessary
Opinion · By

On Friday night, while many were in the midst of enjoying their St. Patrick’s day festivities, the university released an announcement that tuition will raise 3.65 percent to $51,400 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

March 23, 2017
Athletes’ political views have influential power
Opinion · By

From the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in 2012 to the inauguration of President Donald Trump this year, American professional athletes have made significant efforts in recent years to make their voices heard.

March 16, 2017
Wake Forest’s financial aid policies are deceptive
Opinion · By

This weekend, while most students were trapped in the library anxiously studying for midterms, two staff members — McKenzie Maddox and Heather Hartel — traveled to Washington, D.C. for a conference on higher education policy.

March 2, 2017
Students should recognize results of climate change
Opinion · By

It’s 70 degrees and sunny, pink flowers are blooming on the trees and the quad is  overtaken with smiling students.

February 24, 2017
Editorial Board encourages interaction with staff
Opinion · By

As students, we can all bond over the fact that Wake Forest is a rigorous school.

February 16, 2017
Editorial staff addresses personal biases
Opinion · By

As we have addressed in previous editorials, the state of journalism is in crisis.

February 10, 2017
T.G.I.Feminism creates space to discuss allyship
News · By

Every Friday at noon, the Women’s Center hosts a discussion session called T.G.I. Feminism.

February 10, 2017
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