"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Covers the campus like the magnolias
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Georgia Kathryn Duncan poses with her tools.

Creativity during COVID-19

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor March 16, 2023

When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly shut down the world, millions were left isolated in their homes. Before this, our overly regimented lives were scheduled down to the minute, crammed with school, sports...

Sophomore Annie Russell still experiences symptoms of COVID-19.

Deacon Profile: Annie Russell

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor March 16, 2023

Annie Russell is a sophomore from Belmont, N.C., who is majoring in Business and Enterprise Management (BEM) and minoring in Health Policy and Administration. She is also one of the approximately 20% of...

Phil Berger Jr. has been a justice of the N.C. Supreme Court since 2020.

WFU Law graduates on the NC Supreme Court: Phil Berger, Jr.

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor March 15, 2023

Long before Phil Berger, Jr. (R) was an associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, he was a third grader roaming the Reynolda campus. His father, who later went on to be President Pro Tempore...

Richard Dietz poses in his judges robes.

WFU Law graduates on the NC Supreme Court: Richard Dietz

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor March 15, 2023

Associate Justice Richard Dietz, one of two Wake Forest Law School graduates on the seven-member North Carolina Supreme Court, believes Wake Forest is the “finest law school in the world.” “There’s...

The National Eating Disorders Association trains college-aged women to lead The Body Project on their campuses to combat unrealistic beauty ideals.

The Body Project fights ‘eating disorder culture’

Collyn Ballentine, Contributing Writer March 2, 2023

"It's going to be starvation nation tonight!" shouts a tall, thin blonde woman through her door into the common room of a Wake Forest dorm.   Her roommate says, “I’m feeling skinny and hungry.” The...

Senior Zac Contreras artwork lines the halls of the stArt Gallery.

Deacon Profile: Zac Contreras

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor February 24, 2023

In downtown Winston-Salem, senior Zac Contreras' eye-catching and distinctive artwork hangs behind glass windows at the stArt Gallery, the ghoulish figures in the frames eyeing passersby. The paintings...

Margaret Bender poses for a photograph in Chile.

Deacon Profile: Margaret Bender

Isabella Romine, Features Editor February 15, 2023

In the western region of North Carolina, just south of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, live the officially recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). The tribe is undertaking language...

Sophomores Stephanie Glaser and Matthew Trosino, who helped bring Marriage Pact to Wake Forest, pose at a football game.

It’s a love story, baby, just answer 53 questions

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor February 15, 2023

Wake Forest junior Ted Bossong is currently abroad in London, England. One night, one of his roommates, who studies at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, found something called Marriage Pact. As...

Kylan Reasoner repairs the broken scale that weighs the espresso machine coffee grounds.

Coffee date? If you Sayso

Danielle Parker, Contributing Writer February 15, 2023

It is a Saturday afternoon, and you need to get work done. You pull up to Louie & Honey’s Kitchen only to find that the line is out the door, and all the tables are taken. Where do you go now?...

CC Carjaval poses with her seeing-eye dog.

Deacon Profile: CC Carjaval

Shaila Prasad, Opinion Editor February 3, 2023

Sophomore CC Carvajal is from Charlotte, NC, and hopes to become a clinical psychologist. Currently pursuing a major in psychology and a minor in Spanish, she plans to obtain a doctorate after graduation....

Across the country, ChatGPT sparks discussion about the role of AI in education.

ChatGPT threatens academic status quo

James Li, Contributing Writer February 1, 2023

Artificial Intelligence — and the power it might hold — has fascinated the public imagination for a long time. But what was once confined to fanciful dystopian movies might have just arrived last year.  ​​The...

Members of the archery club practice at Waterfall Field near Reynolda Village.

Keeping a bullseye on Archery Club

Isabella Romine, Features Editor January 26, 2023

While most students at Wake Forest could name one of the archers that have sprung into popular culture in the last few years, fewer likely know that the university has its own archery club.  Three...

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