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Students Attend Investigative Reporting Workshop

Erin Stephens/Old Gold&Black
March 29, 2018

Journalism students spent last Saturday learning investigative reporting techniques from reporters from The New York Times and ProPublica at the Ida B. Wells Society’s investigative reporting workshop.  “I...

ZSR Hosts “Blind Date with a Book”

Erin Stephens/Old Gold & Black
February 22, 2018

On the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 14, a single table caught curious students’ attention as they shuffled in and out of the atrium’s main entrance. On it sat a turquoise, plastic bucket filled with...

Deacon Profile: Catherine Woodard

Photo courtesy of James Levine
November 17, 2017

When Catherine Woodard reads from her latest book and first full-length poetry collection, Opening the Mouth of the Dead, she brings a bucket of moonpies with her to cities not in the south. She urges...

Inner beauty shines in Inner Rhythm Choir

Erin Stephens/Old Gold & Black
November 2, 2017

Four rows of faded plastic, multicolored chairs faced the front of the narrow room. In them sat the members of Inner Rhythm Choir, some smiling and talking to one another and some sitting quietly, staring...

Deacon Alumna Profile: Emily Giffin

Photo courtesy of Emmanuelle Choussy
October 6, 2017

At just five years old, Emily Giffin wrote her first book, The Funny Pandas and the Messy Room. Since her young debut, Giffin has written eight New York Times bestselling novels: Something Borrowed, Something...

Deacon Profile: Connor Buck

Photo courtesy of Connor Buck
September 28, 2017

After quitting the track and cross country teams his freshman year, junior Connor Buck wanted to find another passion to occupy his time. As a result, he and a group of friends started a clothing company...

Students take outdoor adventures nearby

Julia Ough/Old Gold & Black
September 28, 2017

In North Carolina, the shift from summer to fall brings with it all the familiar signs. The air feels crisper, the leaves slowly fade from green to varying hues of red, orange and yellow and autumn-inspired...

Virtual reality class explores the world’s newest technology

Virtual reality class explores the world’s newest technology
September 7, 2017

Imagine walking across a wooden plank. Your eyes glance down and 90 stories beneath you lies a bustling street. People are walking and cars are zooming past one another on the city blocks below. As soon...

To spend a semester overseas or stay stateside?

Erin Stephens/Old Gold & Black
August 24, 2017

“At first you’re scared,” a friend explained to me. “Then you’re brave.” In just a few words, this adage captured my own semester›s worth of feelings and experiences I felt while  studying...

Discover Wake Forest’s hidden gems

Amanda Wilcox/Old Gold & Black
August 24, 2017

On a campus that may seem daunting now, it’s important to keep exploring and find places that make you feel at home. For me my freshman year, it was Campus Grounds. The warm, soft lighting surrounding...

Jeremy Sexton: Music (Liberal Arts)

Jeremy Sexton: Music (Liberal Arts)
April 27, 2017

While most students confine themselves to study spaces across campus, senior Jeremy Sexton has spent his last weeks on campus composing not one, but two pieces for upcoming performances. All while studying...

Sam Kridgen: Music (Performance)

Sam Kridgen: Music (Performance)
April 27, 2017

When searching for universities to attend, Sam Kridgen had three distinct requirements. “I really wanted a school that was in the ACC; I really liked sports,” Kridgen said. “But also one that had...

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