Old Gold & Black

Savarni Sanka awarded Rhodes Scholarship
Savarni Sanka awarded Rhodes Scholarship
Sanka is just the 14th university student who has been awarded the prestigious scholarship since 1986
Cate Pitterle, Assistant News Editor • December 6, 2020
Wake Forest to establish School of Professional Studies in Charlotte
The university continues to expand its influence across the state of North Carolina
Aine Pierre, Assistant News Editor • December 6, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic making normal campus operations impossible, students had to adapt to online learning. Outdoor activities became the norm on campus in a socially-distanced semester (Katie Fox/Old Gold & Black)
Students reflect on a tumultuous semester
Cate Pitterle, Assistant News Editor • November 19, 2020
Larry Hopkins (‘72) led Wake Forest to its first ever ACC Championship in 1971 (Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame)
In Memoriam: Dr. Larry Hopkins
Charlie Benedict, Business Manager • November 19, 2020
Photo courtesy of Caroline Bryant
Deacon Profile: Caroline Bryant
Caroline Walker, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
Student Government Report
Jessica Schmidt, Student Government Beat Reporter • November 19, 2020
WFU shifts to single-use dining products
Michaela Barrett, Contributing Writer • November 19, 2020
WFU shifts to single-use dining products
Michaela Barrett, Contributing Writer • November 19, 2020
Deacs upset UNC to open ACC campaign
The win extends Wake Forest’s winning streak to three in their series against the Tar Heels
Essex Thayer, Staff Writer • December 19, 2020
Sarah Fuller pictured in the locker room before the game (Photo courtesy of Twitter)
Ladies in the game
Samantha Wexler, Staff Writer • December 16, 2020
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones ends in draw
Connor McNeely, Staff Writer • December 6, 2020
Kodak Black is currently in prison for charges related to possession of firearms (Photo courtesy of spotify.com)
Kodak Black releases album from behind bars
Rapper Kodak Black drops new album Bill Israel while incarcerated
Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
Meredith Grey, played by Ellen Pompeo, is dressed in the hospital’s COVID-19 gear, as the show picks up a plot line that veers much too close to reality (Photo courtesy of imdb.com)
Medical classic brings back fan favorite
Grey’s Anatomy is not shy about showing the trauma of COVID-19 at Grey-Sloane
Christa Dutton, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
Students can scan the QR code on top of each box placed strategically around Hearn Plaza to add songs
to and listen to the playlist. Follow the project on Instagram to stay up to date with new additions (Photo courtesy of @jukebox_therapy_ on Instagram)
Upper quad features art installation; Jukebox Therapy
Senior Rhythm Badal has created a collaborative playlist for students to add to, as part of a project for her Public Arts class
Cooper Sullivan, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
As masks have become mandatory worldwide, they are used to define style (Catherine Regen / Old Gold & Black)
Masks are changing how we dress
The fashion industry has been forced to adapt to the COVID-19 economy
Connor McNeely, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
Pilot Mountain State Park is about a 20 minute drive from campus and showcases views of both mountains and the Winston-Salem skyline. The park has hiking trails and offers climbing opportunities as well (Maggie Burns/Old Gold & Black)
Outdoor activity can ease anxiety during finals
Spending some time in green spaces can help with anxiety and depression
Sophia Tompkins, Staff Writer • November 19, 2020
Runoff from stormwater creates pollution in streams near campus (Riley Herriman/WFU)
It must be something in the water: E. coli
Riley Herriman, Contributing Writer • November 12, 2020
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"