Old Gold & Black

OGB reflects on Hatch’s presidency

OGB reflects on Hatch's presidency

Editorial Staff

October 15, 2020

“Meet in front of Reynolda in 5!” This was a recurring message in the Old Gold & Black’s editorial group chat to remind everyone not to be late to our monthly meeting with President Nathan Hatch. Pre-pandemic, the Old Gold & Black met with Hatch once a month — we would walk as a group i...

University must prepare for potential tragedy

University must prepare for potential tragedy

Editorial Staff

October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, it was announced that Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old student at Appalachian State passed away from neurological complications related to COVID-19. Dorrill had no underlying health conditions and was considered to be a “super healthy” college student who was in “tremendous shape,”...

Police Beat

Police Beat

Editorial Staff

October 1, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • A student who was consuming alcohol underage attempted to flee an officer by climbing the fence near Spry Stadium after crossing Polo Road. The report was filed on Sept. 25 at 12:24 a.m.   • A student consumed alcohol underage at an off-campus part...

University must focus on mental health

University must focus on mental health

Editorial Staff

September 24, 2020

While the university seems to have the coronavirus somewhat under control, there is a burgeoning challenge facing students as the semester progresses: worsening mental health conditions. As coursework picks up and the weather starts to get colder, the effects of the pandemic are undoubtedly weighing on o...

Police Beat

Police Beat

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September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • Offenders consumed alcohol underage at Poteat Hall and one passed out in the wrong room in Angelou Hall. All offenders were taken to the hospital. The report was filed on Sept. 16 at 1:51 a.m.  • Police found a seven-person party in South Hall. Fiv...

Continuing our call for transparency

Continuing our call for transparency

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September 17, 2020

As we enter the fourth week of classes, the university continues to evade students’ calls to increase their transparency surrounding COVID-19 cases on campus. We believe this has led to a rise in complacency amongst students and as a result, a rise in confirmed positive cases.  The university ...

Deacs & Democracy Podcast

Deacs & Democracy Podcast

Editorial Staff

September 13, 2020

Welcome to Deacs & Democracy, a podcast produced by Wake Forest University's student newspaper, the Old Gold & Black. In this limited series, Online Managing Editor Elizabeth Maline sits down with members of the university community who are engaged with the 2020 election, whether by workin...

University irresponsibly provides rally parking

University irresponsibly provides rally parking

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September 10, 2020

In making the decision to report remotely on President Donald Trump’s Winston-Salem rally, the Old Gold & Black considered both the safety of our writers and the need to continue following Wake Forest’s public health addendum to the code of conduct. College Republicans and Democrats had a simi...

Police Beat

Police Beat

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September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • Offenders were observed not wearing a protective face mask at ZSR Library. The report was filed on Sept. 1 at 3:15 p.m.  • Report of a violation of guest policy issued in Davis. Students complied and left room. No one present was wearing masks. The report was fi...

Old Gold & Busy at Home Podcast

Old Gold & Busy at Home Podcast

Editorial Staff

September 3, 2020

Welcome to the Old Gold & Busy at Home podcast! Olivia Field, Editor-in-Chief of the Old Gold & Black, sits down with members of the Wake Forest community to discuss how they have been keeping themselves busy at home during the COVID-19 quarantine. ...

Timeline explores university’s history with race

Timeline explores university's history with race

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September 3, 2020

As we watched protests unfold across the country in response to racial injustice and police brutality this summer, the board of the Old Gold & Black published a staff editorial titled “How Wake Forest Should Truly Begin Combating Systemic Racism.” Along with calling on the university to adopt a...

Police Beat

Police Beat

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September 3, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • Two suitemates with nine non-residents were found in a suite in Kitchin. No masks were worn when police officers arrived in the location. The report was filed on Aug. 24 at 11:09 p.m. • Unauthorized party was reported in Kitchin. Offenders were residents w...

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