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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
New year prompts change on campus
Opinion · By

With the onset of a new school year, students, faculty and staff embrace the inevitable changes that arise.

September 1, 2016
To Rush or Not to Rush
Life · By

One of the biggest decisions you’ll face during freshman year is whether or not you want to join a sorority or fraternity. Needless to say, Wake Forest offers plenty of non-Greek communities, too.

August 24, 2016
Administration must uphold campus values
Opinion · By

At a university where the motto of “Pro Humanitate” and the concept of an inclusive community are central to the campus values, the members of the Editorial Board at the Old Gold & Black strongly believe that every student should feel safe on campus.

April 14, 2016
SG executives need to be more transparent
Opinion · By

In the recent weeks, the school has been filled with many students campaigning and advocating for their stances and what they want to implement if elected into a Student Government position.

April 7, 2016
Senate should grant Judge Garland a hearing
Opinion · By

On Wednesday, March 16, President Obama announced Merrick Garland as his nomination to the Supreme Court. If approved, he would be the successor to Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February.

March 31, 2016
Students should expand past summer internships
Opinion · By

A goal many college students share is landing a dream job as soon as they graduate, and they almost always need previous work experience to have their application considered. The first instinct most students have is to apply for the internship that pays nothing, requires them to perform the most menial of tasks and doesn’t […]

March 31, 2016
Editorial Board endorses SG candidates
Uncategorized · By

On March 29, the  Editorial Board of the Old Gold & Black met with the various candidates running for executive positions within Student Government for the next academic year.

March 31, 2016
Students should embrace athletics
Opinion · By

For decades, Wake Forest University has boasted one of the more competitive athletic programs in all of Division I sports, with substantial consideration for the size of its undergraduate enrollment.

January 21, 2016
Off-year elections should not be overlooked
Opinion · By

On Nov. 3, millions of Americans across the country went to the polls to elect their local officials and judges. Unsurprisingly, voter turnout in local elections gains significantly less attention than the presidential election, but we believe it is just as important to vote in these off-year elections. Local elections do not have the drama […]

November 5, 2015