"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

The digital footprint that follows us off the screen (literally)

The digital footprint that follows us off the screen (literally)

Roksanna Keyvan, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

An epoch of economic prosperity and financial freedom is imminent. Transactions worth thousands — even millions — occur in seconds, with users anonymously sending and receiving money without having...

A student touches one of the rocks part of a meditation circle in between ZSR and Babcock and Luter Hall.

Stop and smell the…rocks?

Shaila Prasad, Opinion Editor March 28, 2023

I’ve walked into Farrell Hall more than 100 times, and in every single instance, I’ve associated it with stress and PTSD from accounting class. Now, I admire the pillars that guard the business school,...

TikToks data collection poses a threat to U.S. security, writes Oliver Hale.

TikTok threatens our national security

Oliver Hale, Contributing Columnist March 28, 2023

Like many people I know, I use TikTok almost two hours every single day. The addictive app serves short videos to more than 1 billion users worldwide, but it’s easy to get caught up in the glamor and...

Joe Biden speaks at a 2019 rally.

Biden was right to approve the Willow Project

Conor Metzger, Staff Columnist March 28, 2023

It seems that our president has done something so unexpected. So out of the blue. Something so preposterous, unimaginable and unprecedented. President Joe Biden has decided to perform an act that is actually...

A student scuba dives in Belize.

Biology class takes spring break trip to Belize’s coral reefs

Mia Springer, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Nose-to-nose with a reef shark, Wake Forest students got to experience biology textbook material in the wild during a spring break trip to Belize with their biology class.  BIO 311: Ecology and Conservation...

Wake N Shake, a 12-hour dance-a-thon, is a campus tradition.

Wake ‘N Shake raises nearly a quarter million dollars

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

The air in the Sutton Center was thick with energy and anticipation as students, faculty and staff flocked to the venue for the long-awaited annual Wake ‘N Shake event on March 25. As the clock struck...

Dr. Lorraine Wolf (left) and Dr. Jane Brown (right) chat before their lecture in Kulynych Auditorium.

Event series highlights ‘autism and the college experience’

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor March 28, 2023

According to a 2011 study, the most recent one conducted, as many as two percent of college students may meet diagnostic criteria for autism. From March 21-23, a series of events and sessions on Wake Forest’s...

JPEGMAFIA and Danny Browns new album is an enjoyable ride.

JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown are scaring the hoes

Finnegan Siemion, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

After long-awaited anticipation, JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown — rappers out of Baltimore, Maryland and Detriot, Michigan, respectively — released their debut collaborative record, “Scaring The Hoes...

Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh) protects her husband (Ke Huy Quan) and daughter (Stephanie Hsu).

Beyond excellent, ‘Everything Everywhere all at Once’ is important

Emma Shuford, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

A24’s “Everything Everywhere All at Once” has solidified its place among the best of cinema, sweeping seven Academy Awards at the 2023 Oscars. Claiming Best Picture — along with awards in acting,...

Paris Hilton promotes her video game, Jewel Jam, during a 2010 video game convention.

New family, new Paris Hilton

Lourdes Lopez, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

Paris Hilton is the “it girl” influencer to many millennials and members of Generation Z. She exemplifies a certain type of self-determined stardom as the young, aloof socialite she was in the early...

Tik Toks large user base and viral trends encourage a lack of originality.

TikTok stifles originality

Walker Newman, Staff Columnist March 23, 2023

If you have talked with a person from Generation Z recently, you might have noticed unusual language. Perhaps they broke out into song, and the words or melodies they sprouted would be unrecognizable except...

Activists pose after dousing Van Goghs Sunflowers with tomato soup.

Meme protests: The true unforeseen consequence of the Industrial Revolution

Roksanna Keyvan, Staff Columnist March 23, 2023

If you were to ask anyone in the 19th century about the potential consequences of the Industrial Revolution, not a single soul would have ever imagined responding with a sentence like “smeared cake on...

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