"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Un Verano Sin Ti is an amazing listen.

Album of the year: ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’

Caroline Mederos, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022

On May 6, 2022, Benito Ocasio Martínez, more commonly known as Bad Bunny, dropped the album of the summer — and arguably, of the year — “Un Verano Sin Ti”. The album features 23 songs and features...

Tyree Appleby controls the ball en route to a 32-point performance in Madison, WI.

Appleby shines as Wake Forest stuns Wisconsin in Madison

Sean Kennedy, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

If it hasn’t been noticed already, Wake Forest basketball is in a renaissance period under head coach Steve Forbes, and it’s been further proven by one of their most valuable non-conference wins in...

A protest on Aug. 28, 2021 led to increased conversations around sexual violence on campus.

The brutal aftermath of a sexual assault at Wake Forest

Lauren Carpenter, Staff Columnist November 30, 2022

On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 27, I was sexually assaulted and left on the sidewalk in front of the unaffiliated Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) house. With no phone or ID, I was left alone to get back to...

Mourners gather in Colorado Springs to mourn the victims of the Club Q shooting.

Everything about the Club Q shooting is political

Addison Schmidt, Assistant Environment Editor November 30, 2022

On Sunday, Nov. 20, five families woke up for the first time without their relatives. While gun violence in all forms is abhorrent and devastating, the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, CO, on the...

President Wente addresses the university community from the fourth floor of the Sutton Center.

Wente delivers annual presidential address

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

In her second annual address at Wake Forest University after a year-and-a-half in office as president, Dr. Susan Wente reviewed her administration’s accomplishments thus far and offered a blueprint for...

The CareYaya startup team meets.

Healthcare service CareYaya expands to WFU

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

CareYaya, an online healthcare service platform that connects families with affordable caregivers service, has recently expanded to Wake Forest. “What we are carrying out is a health equity project...

Caleb Strickland poses with the head of the Demon Deacon costume.

Unmasking the Demon Deacon: Caleb Strickler

Brooke Degner, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022

The Demon Deacon is everywhere: football games, soccer games, Family Weekend, social media and every other type of Wake Forest event imaginable. I know we’ve all wondered at least once: who is the man...

A Wake Forest University Police vehicle is parked outside of Truist Field.

Trespassing suspect worked for campus dining, WFUPD major says

Isabella Romine, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

The individual who per an Oct. 27 community safety advisory was charged with trespassing worked briefly for campus dining, Wake Forest Police Department Major Jamie Herring told the Old Gold & Black....

George Saunders writes devastatingly simple stories, but there is usually hidden meaning beneath.

How George Saunders breaks your heart

Adam Coil, Life Editor November 29, 2022

George Saunders is one of the most successful and powerful fiction writers alive today. He has Thomas Pynchon saying good things about him, and he’s got Zadie Smith saying things like, “not since Twain...

Wake Forests defensive line tries to break through to the Duke quarterback.

Blue Devils take the Demon Deacons to the darkest depths

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

In its final football game of the regular season, Wake Forest came up short when it mattered in a 34-31 loss to Duke. Despite three touchdown passes from QB Sam Hartman — tying the ACC record for career...

Aaron Hardwick, Wake Forests new orchestra director, poses with his baton.

Deacon Profile: Aaron Hardwick

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor November 28, 2022

With a professional background in genres from bluegrass to musical theater and opera to video game music, Wake Forest’s newest Orchestra Director Aaron Hardwick seeks to enhance the program by highlighting...

The university’s next steps

November 23, 2022

The university is looking to take steps to educate the student body on safe sexual practices and consent. “The Title IX Office is working with Vice President Kidd Brown to solicit ideas from students...

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