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
Editorial board welcomes diverse viewpoints
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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
Editorial Board endorses SG candidates
Opinion· By

Hours after the students declared their campaigns, the Editorial Board of the Old Gold & Black met with the various candidates running for Student Government executive positions for the next academic year.

March 30, 2017
The United States should not slam the door on refugees
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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
Deacon Compliments changed campus attitude
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The Wake Forest community has been fragmented the past few weeks due to a variety of factors, most notably the 2016 presidential election.

November 17, 2016
It is important that everyone votes
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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
The added length to future fall breaks is a good start
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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
The changes to the Pit are not beneficial for students
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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
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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