Old Gold & Black

Play Compares Modern Politicians to Hitler

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December 15, 2017

Under eerie red lights, Agnes Eggling, played by freshman Madison Michles, tentatively welcomed the Devil (Herr Swetts), played by freshman Chase Woods, in A Bright Room Called Day. The production ran...

Public Art Probes the College Student Condition

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December 15, 2017

You may have eaten your Pit omelet this morning by a mannequin made of tape or noticed the tombstones recently displayed near the Shorty’s outdoor patio.   Professor David Finn’s Public Art students...

ZSR Archives creates a spooky night for students

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November 2, 2017

Entering ZSR Library’s Special Archives & Collections room on Monday felt like entering another world.  Lights dimmed, candles lit and tables lined with chocolates, merlot and first-edition novels...

Dance concert will showcase students’ talent

Dance concert will showcase students’ talent
December 3, 2016

Beginning tonight at 7:30 p.m., Scales Main Stage Theatre will be filled with the rhythmic clicking of tap shoes and the shimmer of hot stage lights off gold-embroidered tutus. The Wake Forest Dance Company...

Deacon Profile: Suyash Keshari

Deacon Profile: Suyash Keshari
November 17, 2016

Junior Suyash Keshari has a passion that has garnered awards in international Smithsonian competitions and magazine covers and features, as well as brought him face-to-face with the most ferocious and...

Workshop series promotes creative writing

Workshop series promotes creative writing
November 10, 2016

Why do we write?  Academic writing, of course, is essential and unavoidable in the “Work Forest” environment.  But why else? Psychiatrist Victor Frankl argues that we write in search of meaning,...

Students launch tutoring program

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Mi'Cole Swift likes the rocking chair in Alicia Wall's first grade class at Carman Trails Elementary School. Girls seemed to do better in more of a living room setting, said Principal Chris Raeker.
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November 3, 2016

Cook Elementary operates just two-and-a-half miles down University Drive. Plagued by poverty, the Title I school — meaning it relies almost completely on government funding — has remained the lowest-performing...

Fall Choral Concert has a theme of patriotism

Photo courtesy of Emily Eisert
October 19, 2016

In the midst of a tumultuous political year, Wednesday evening was pure red, white and blue ecstasy. Wake Forest Concert Choir and the Collegium Musicum Vocal Ensemble presented their Fall Choral Concert,...

Student group teaches ASL, embraces culture

Student group teaches ASL, embraces culture
October 6, 2016

While the human ear houses the three smallest bones in the body, it has some of the most eminent capabilities: eliciting communication and sensations of security, safety and pleasure.  But one in eight...

Chinese studies club hosts opera performance

Chinese studies club hosts opera performance
September 29, 2016

A traditional orchestra and opera performed on campus in the first of several Chinese culture events coming this semester. Eleven musicians clad in gold-embroidered, red satin jackets lined the Kulynych...

Meet the man behind the bells

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April 21, 2016

Every day at 5 p.m., Wait Chapel’s 48 bronze bells ring across campus. They play numerous tunes, including Tchaikovsky’s Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, “What a Wonderful World” and Pirates of the...

Group performs throughout community

Photo courtesy of Momentum Crew
April 14, 2016

Momentum Crew is a hip-hop group on campus of 30 students who pride themselves on their passion for dance and their family-like dynamic. “Momentum is almost like a safe-haven for people who really just...

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