Deacon Profile: Elizabeth Sarkel
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Elizabeth Sarkel, a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Columbus, Ohio, has been named a 2017 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar for excellence in science.

April 20, 2017
Deacon Profile: Rob Oswald
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Junior, Rob Oswald, sees individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as who they are — people.

March 16, 2017
Deacon Profile: Myers McKinney
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Sophomore Myers McKinney, from Spartanburg, South Carolina, is recognized around campus for playing the piano outside of Subway, and more recently, in Benson.

February 24, 2017
Deacon Profile: Charlie Brennan
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Senior Charlie Januszewski, better known to those who find him on Spotify as “Charlie Brennan,” will spend his Friday differently than most college students. His latest album, “The Last Time,” will be available to all listeners to showcase his vocal, lyrical and producing skills. How did you first get involved in music? Well, I took […]

February 16, 2017
Deacon Profile: Angela Harper
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On a typical day, you’re likely to find senior Angela Harper in one of her favorite environments — the physics lab. Lately though, she’s been gracing the pages of press releases.

February 10, 2017
Deacon Profile: Billy Hamilton
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Billy Hamilton, a Russian Professor and member of local bluegrass band Unbroken Circle, has been a member of the Wake Forest community for over 30 years.

February 3, 2017
Deacon Profile: Dean Chatham
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Jamerdon Dean, known to most by his artist name Dean Chatham, is a senior planning to release the final project of his hip-hop series entitled “Dean’s List” before he graduates in Spring 2017.

January 20, 2017
Deacon Profile: Nick Raefski
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Nick Raefski is a sophomore planning to major in economics and political science, which are seemingly standard selections considering his many different interests.

January 12, 2017
Saying goodbye to our OGB Seniors
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   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
Deacon Profile: Sarah Rudasill
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Sarah Rudasill is a familiar face around campus. As the president of Student Union, a student trustee on the Board of Trustees and a member of APO service fraternity, she keeps busy with extracurricular events. Rudasill is from New Oxford, Pennsylvania and is an economics major.

December 3, 2016
Deacon Profile: Suyash Keshari
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Junior Suyash Keshari has a passion that has garnered awards in international Smithsonian competitions and magazine covers and features, as well as brought him face-to-face with the most ferocious and exquisite creatures of the wild.

November 17, 2016
Deacon Profile: Wubetu Shimelash
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Wubetu Shimelash is a freshman originally from Ethiopia. He moved to the U.S. three years ago after an experience with Blake Mycoskie, the founder of Tom’s Shoes, in his hometown.

November 10, 2016
Deacon Profile: Donald Jodrey
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Don Jodrey, a Wake Forest alum and senior policy adviser to the assistant secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, returned to campus this semester to teach an upper-level course on natural resource law and sustainability.

October 13, 2016
Deacon Profile: Donovan Livingston
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High school students participating in the Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program  — designed for those interested in business or medicine — did not just benefit from guest lecturers and fieldtrips but also from the mentorship of Program Director Donovan Livingston, the recent graduate of the Harvard School of Education whose graduation speech, “Lift Off,” in […]

October 6, 2016
An exclusive with Peggy Noonan
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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