Old Gold & Black

Old Gold and Black Gifts

Old Gold and Black Gifts
December 8, 2016

Sometimes, the hardest people to buy gifts for are the people to whom you’re closest: your family.    If you’re anything like me, you’re probably beginning to feel the looming pressure of buying...

“Doctor Strange” is a magical kind of strange

“Doctor Strange” is a magical kind of strange
November 10, 2016

The premise of Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” is simple enough to understand. Famed neurosurgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) saves lives and performs operations that no one else can until...

Be brave this autumn season with bold lip colors

Be brave this autumn season with bold lip colors
November 3, 2016

As someone who survived the awkward middle school phase wearing a black hoodie over my school uniform every day, nontraditional lipstick colors like blue, black, purple and very dark red were some sort...

What to expect when you’re about to go abroad

What to expect when you’re about to go abroad
October 28, 2016

People will tell you a lot of different things as you think about going abroad, or even just start planning your next international vacation. Things might start to get confusing with everyone talking...

Discover one of North Carolina’s hidden gems

October 19, 2016

At the mouth of the Cape Fear River lies one of North Carolina’s lesser-known gems. Accessible only by a 20-minute ferry ride from Southport, North Carolina, Bald Head Island is an interesting mix of...

Protect yourself from influenza while you can

200 dpi 5 col x 10.75 in / 246x273 mm / 837x929 pixels Julie Notarianni color illustration of a knight riding a stallion with a large flu shot syringe. The Seattle Times 1999 

With FLU, The Seattle Times by Judith Blake
October 13, 2016

As Ned Stark was fond of saying, winter is coming, and that means so is the flu. All kidding aside, though, influenza is no joke, and immunizations are of utmost importance. Thankfully, flu shots are offered...

The five emotions of preparing for Family Weekend

The five emotions of preparing for Family Weekend
October 6, 2016

Family Weekend is a time of fun with your parents and siblings. However, the two or three weeks leading up to the event are fraught with some intense emotions that you may or may not fully know how to...

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
September 15, 2016

Long-distance relationships of any sort are difficult. Long-distance friendships are especially hard to hold onto when you’re both maintaining separate lives while still trying to keep each other up-to-date...

Gotta catch ‘em all with the Pokemon Go app

Gotta catch ‘em all with the Pokemon Go app
September 8, 2016

This summer, the world of Pokémon was brought one step closer to reality. Jumping aboard the wave of 90s and early-2000s nostalgia, Niantic, Inc. released Pokémon Go in mid-July, and it took off immediately. By...

“Suicide Squad” doesn’t live up to the hype

“Suicide Squad” doesn’t live up to the hype
September 1, 2016

This summer saw a number of big movie releases, and while some went above and beyond expectations, others, like director David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad,” are a little more up in the air. “Suicide...

Don’t let homesickness define your year

Chris Ware/Lexington Herald/MCT
August 24, 2016

Starting college is scary. Suddenly, you’re living in a new place away from home for the first time with new people and new experiences. It’s overwhelming, and you’re almost guaranteed to be hit...

To go or not to go; that is the question

To go or not to go; that is the question
August 24, 2016

To study abroad or not to study abroad; that is the question. But really, it’s a big question, especially as you begin thinking about what you want to major in and when you want to graduate. Wake Forest...

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