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University Should Increase Transparency

University Should Increase Transparency
October 3, 2019

In recent weeks, the Wake Forest campus community has been deeply affected by emails received by several members of the Departments of Sociology and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies as well as the...

President’s Ball Is A Night To Remember

President's Ball Is A Night To Remember
October 3, 2019

As a freshman here at Wake Forest University, the memories of senior prom, homecoming and other classic high school dances still remain at the front of my mind. The throbbing speakers playing music pre-approved...

We Miss The Old Campus Grounds

We Miss The Old Campus Grounds
September 26, 2019

A year ago, Wake Forest students returned to campus after the summer to find that a beloved campus staple, the Campus Grounds coffee shop, had changed forever in the wake of the renovations of Taylor Residence...

Deacs Fend Off Tar Heels To Remain Undefeated

Deacs Fend Off Tar Heels To Remain Undefeated
September 19, 2019

The fact that it was not an official ACC game did not matter at all once the whistle blew to renew the storied in-state rivalry between Wake Forest and UNC on Friday night at BB&T Field.  With...

Students Should Participate In Activism

Students Should Participate In Activism
September 19, 2019

 A year ago, led by Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist Greta Thunberg, young people around the world began "school striking for climate" — walking out of school for a few hours each Friday in order...

The Career Fair Should Appeal More Broadly

The Career Fair Should Appeal More Broadly
September 12, 2019

Yesterday, hundreds of Wake Forest students from all years gathered in the Sutton Center for the Career Fair, where they met with representatives from dozens of potential employers across the country. Undeniably,...

Thrive Positively Impacts The Community

Thrive Positively Impacts The Community
September 5, 2019

Five years ago, Wake Forest introduced the Thrive initiative, designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and perspective to live healthy and fulfilling lives at Wake Forest. On Sept. 4, the...

OGB Puts Sci & Tech Section On Temporary Hiatus

OGB Puts Sci & Tech Section On Temporary Hiatus
August 29, 2019

Last year, the Old Gold & Black introduced a new Science & Technology section intended to highlight STEM-related news as well as student and faculty research on Wake Forest's campus. This semester,...

Administration Should Use Summer To Make Progress

Administration Should Use Summer To Make Progress
April 25, 2019

 This semester, the Wake Forest campus has engaged in conversations regarding the university's relationships with racism and white supremacy, especially following the discovery of racist blackface photos...

Deacon Profile: Lawton Manning

Deacon Profile: Lawton Manning
April 25, 2019

Senior Lawton Manning has a special relationship with the Old Gold & Black. Working in the digital collections department in Z. Smith Reynolds Library, he has spent the past year digitizing old issues...

Local Journalism Provides Intimate Coverage Of Communities

Local Journalism Provides Intimate Coverage Of Communities
April 18, 2019

On Monday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service, which is considered to be the most prestigious of these awards. The local newspaper was lauded for their coverage...

An Open Letter To Wake Forest’s Admitted Students

An Open Letter To Wake Forest's Admitted Students
April 11, 2019

Last week, the Wake Forest Office of Admissions sent decision letters to applicants to the Class of 2023. To all admitted students, congratulations! Admission to a highly competitive institution such...

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