Old Gold & Black

We must stop prosecuting on social media

We must stop prosecuting on social media
March 17, 2016

This past weekend, ESPN released its most recent documentary, Fantastic Lies, in its critically acclaimed series 30 for 30. The documentary looked back on the sexual assault charges levied against three...

Students should pledge to abolish “r-word”

Students should pledge to abolish “r-word”
March 2, 2016

Beginning on March 14, the Wake Forest Chapter of Best Buddies and the Learning Assistance Center will host “Spread the Word to End the Word Week,” a campaign to eliminate “retard(ed)” from everyday...

Campus should value opposing ideologies

Campus should value opposing ideologies
February 18, 2016

In last week’s column, the Editorial Board of the Old Gold & Black argued the importance of students educating themselves on the issues surrounding the 2016 race for the White House. We claimed...

We need to educate ourselves before we vote

We need to educate ourselves before we vote
February 11, 2016

As the race for the 2016 Republican and Democratic nominations continue, students are starting to increase their knowledge about the platforms and stances of different candidates. For many students on...

Recreational facilities are important to Wake Forest

Recreational facilities are important to Wake Forest
February 4, 2016

Universities across the nation have been upgrading their recreation facilities, promoting a healthier atmosphere for their students on campus and making their schools more attractive to incoming students. Compared...

Citizens have a duty to participate in politics

Citizens have a duty to participate in politics
January 28, 2016

“Our political system is broken.” “Congress is so polarized that no meaningful legislation can ever be passed.” “Our politicians are all corrupt.” Phrases like these have become standard maxims...

DJ Khaled inspires fans with social media

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January 28, 2016

DJ Khaled has become increasingly popular lately with his new use of the social media platform Snapchat. Like other celebrities who have used social media to develop their fan-base — such as Drake who...

The OGB welcomes new leadership

The OGB welcomes new leadership
January 14, 2016

This issue of the Old Gold & Black is special for several reasons. This is the centennial issue of the Old Gold & Black. In January, 1916, we published our first issue. In addition, as the OGB...

Elected officials must confront scourge of gun violence

Elected officials must confront scourge of gun violence
December 3, 2015

Dec. 2 brought news of yet another gun massacre, this time in San Bernardino, Calif., only days after a gunman murdered two civilians and a police officer in a standoff in Colorado. So far, 14 people...

We must respect all members of the community

We must respect all members of the community
November 12, 2015

For many, the sense of community at Wake Forest was a large factor in choosing to attend this university. The community is more, however, than just the student body. Our community includes students, faculty...

Trailblaze encourages meaningful discussion

Trailblaze encourages meaningful discussion
October 22, 2015

Rape culture is an issue that plagues college campuses across the country. The Obama administration launched the “It’s On Us” campaign in September to target rape culture, but sexual assault on college...

Journalism department must modernize

Journalism department must modernize
October 15, 2015

The media industry is no longer siphoned into three segments; the lines between marketing, advertising and journalism are increasingly blurred. We on the Editorial Board believe that the journalism and...

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