Old Gold & Black

In Memoriam: Professor David Coates

Wake Forest Political Science professor David Coates, the Worrell Professor of Anglo American Studies, teaches his seminar class in Tribble Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2008.

Charlie Engel

August 30, 2018

“A wizard in the classroom,” “incredibly knowledgeable as well as very fair, kind and encouraging,” “fantastic professor” and “influential scholar in his field” are all phrases students have used to describe Dr. David Coates. Coates passed away on Aug. 7 in Asheville, NC after battling ...

Wake Forest Should Require a Personal Finance Course

Wake Forest Should Require a Personal Finance Course

Charlie Engel

April 26, 2018

Americans now have $1.4 trillion in unpaid student debt, according to the Federal Reserve.  For a local perspective, US News reports the average North Carolinian in the class of 2015 has a student loan debt of approximately $26,000.  To compound these large amounts of debt, large portions of young Amer...

Norwegian company reuses coffee grounds

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Charlie Engel

October 19, 2017

In the city of Oslo, Norway lives a creative businesswoman named Siri Mittet. Read More »

Farming needs aid as climate change worsens

Farming needs aid as climate change worsens

Charlie Engel

September 21, 2017

As communities look for measures to address the changing climate, agricultural production proves to be a key practice in need of improvement. Read More »...

Wake Forest needs to spearhead climate change

Wake Forest needs to spearhead climate change

Charlie Engel

September 1, 2017

The Wake Forest student body is dormant on the pressing issue of climate change. Read More »...

The Charles Koch Foundation Carries a Unique Reputation

The Charles Koch Foundation Carries a Unique Reputation

Charlie Engel

April 22, 2017

In the spirited and necessary debate surrounding the Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) donation to the Eudaimonia Institute, there have been many perspectives brought to light.  Read More »...

2018 recruiting class looks like Clawson’s best

2018 recruiting class looks like Clawson’s best

Charlie Engel

April 13, 2017

Dave Clawson and his staff are off to a hot start on the recruiting trail for the class of 2018. Read More »...

Has Wake Forest landed a new French Superstar?

Has Wake Forest landed a new French Superstar?

Charlie Engel

April 6, 2017

After his official visit on Feb. 11, reports increasingly suggest that Olivier Sarr will suit up as a Demon Deacon for the 2017-2018 basketball season. Read More »...

Golfers to watch closely heading to the Masters

Golfers to watch closely heading to the Masters

Charlie Engel

March 23, 2017

With the Masters Tournament on the horizon, many casual and serious followers are interested in which players to keep an eye on this year during the Masters at the Augusta National on April 6. Read More »...

Buy or sell the hype on these tournament teams

Buy or sell the hype on these tournament teams

Charlie Engel

March 16, 2017

This list explores which teams are hot and which are not entering the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Read More »...

The 2017 football recruiting class reviewed

The 2017 football recruiting class reviewed

Charlie Engel

February 24, 2017

While it’s imperative to get highly touted recruits, it’s also key to have coaches with the ability to recruit talent. Read More »...

Democrats should choose their battles wisely

Democrats should choose their battles wisely

Charlie Engel

February 16, 2017

In wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders, subsequent large protests and noteworthy pushback against Republican legislators in town halls across the country, the agitation that Democrats currently share is evident. Read More »...

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