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What This Semester Means for the Future of Online Learning

What This Semester Means for the Future of Online Learning
April 28, 2020

For the past several weeks, students and professors have been forced into a position they did not sign up for — remote learning.  Lectures have become Zoom calls, discussions are waged in online forums...

From Wuhan to Winston-Salem – Experiencing a Pandemic Twice

Cheng Zhuo (’20) — “When I [used to] introduced myself to people, they paid attention to my name. Now, all they hear is that I am from Wuhan.”
April 24, 2020

I first met Cheng Zhuo in 2015. His name appeared when the university housing portal informed me that he was to be my first-year roommate in the basement of Johnson. As we shared the basic details of our...

Those Who Remain

Those Who Remain
April 9, 2020

The arrival of April always marks a grand revival on campus. The numbness and intensity of winter subsides and students flock to the courtyards, quads and fields dotting campus to celebrate the sun. Sadly,...

A Close Reading of 3.15.20 – Childish Gambino’s Thematic Magnum Opus

A Close Reading of 3.15.20 – Childish Gambino’s Thematic Magnum Opus
April 4, 2020

When approaching a piece of art, there are two general camps of people.  Some will stare at the piece and interrogate it as it exists. They choose to forgo any context and wrestle with the art on its...

Stormwater Drainage Has An Impact On Campus

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March 5, 2020

With springtime on the horizon, Winston-Salem looks forward to the warmer weather and longer days, but with that warmer weather comes a consequence ––the upcoming months bring some of the highest levels...

Moving On — Part 4: After You Fall Down

Moving On — Part 4: After You Fall Down
December 5, 2019

This is the fourth and final part of a series entitled “Moving On.” The Old Gold & Black published previous sections throughout the remainder of the semester, which can also be found on our website. Lawson...

Moving On — Part 3: An Inside Look At Parkinson’s Effects

November 21, 2019

This is the third part in a series entitled “Moving On.” The Old Gold & Black will be publishing subsequent sections throughout the remainder of the semester, which can also be found on our website. Two...

Moving On: Part II — The Symptoms

Moving On: Part II — The Symptoms
November 14, 2019

This is the second part in a series entitled "Moving On." The Old Gold & Black will be publishing subsequent sections throughout the remainder of the semester, which can also be found on our website. What...

Wake Forest Celebrates International Science In The 35th Perspectives in Biology Symposium

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November 14, 2019

This past weekend, three of the most influential scientists in their respective fields came together with Wake Forest faculty, students and biologists from five nearby states to learn from one another...

Moving On: Part I — The Diagnosis

Moving On: Part I — The Diagnosis
November 7, 2019

Three years ago, Keith Lawson sat waiting in his local neurologist’s lobby, waiting for his name to ring across the room so that he could get on with the rest of his day. He had a lot planned and not...

Wake Forest Hosts 34th Annual Biology Symposium

Wake Forest Hosts 34th Annual Biology Symposium
November 15, 2018

On Friday evening, more than 90 people from Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina gathered in Benson 401 for Wake Forest’s 34th annual Perspectives in Biology Symposium. Based...

Office of Sustainability seeks a targeted approach

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November 10, 2017

Walk through Wake Forest’s campus on any given afternoon and you’ll likely come across bikes parked outside each building, students touting reusable water bottles and any number of sustainability stickers...

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