"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

Alice Hauser is one of 32 Americans who has received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year.

Deacon Profile: Alice Hauser

Isabella Romine, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

Since arriving at Wake Forest, senior Stamps Scholar Alice Hauser has advocated for refugees, advised three different Wake Forest administrators, studied abroad twice, completed three internships and participated...

Caleb Strickler poses with the head of the Demon Deacon costume.

Unmasking the Demon Deacon: Caleb Strickler

Brooke Degner, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022

The Demon Deacon is everywhere: football games, soccer games, Family Weekend, social media and every other type of Wake Forest event imaginable. I know we’ve all wondered at least once: who is the man...

Aaron Hardwick, Wake Forests new orchestra director, poses with his baton.

Deacon Profile: Aaron Hardwick

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor November 28, 2022

With a professional background in genres from bluegrass to musical theater and opera to video game music, Wake Forest’s newest Orchestra Director Aaron Hardwick seeks to enhance the program by highlighting...

Members of the club sip tea at High Climate Tea, a teahouse in Asheville, on Nov. 6. They also visited Dobra Tea, a nearby teahouse in the same city.

Meet the World Tea Association

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

21Sitting around a picnic table…Under a tent…On the floors of residence halls or tucked away in a lounge — a special community is brewing. This community is the Wake Forest World Tea Organization. Senior...

The Last Resort includes both an indoor bar and nightclub dance floor, and an outdoor “tiki bar” and patio.

A look behind the scenes of Last Resort

Elisabeth Rollins, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022

Boom. Boom. Boom. You feel the bass rattling the second you step out of the Uber and you are immediately greeted by the muffled sound of “No Hands” by Waka Flocka Flame playing from inside the bar....

Students at last year’s Puppies on the Quad event came out to help raise funds for the Yadkin County Animal Shelter and relieve stress.

Woof Forest brings joy to dogs and students alike

Anita Dongieux, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Wake Forest’s campus is filled with student-run organizations that cater to students who are looking to get involved in philanthropic work, make an impact on their community, and have a space outside...

The central location of Murphy’s Lunch draws workers in for a quick meal.

Visit the ‘one-man show’ at Murphy’s Lunch

Yushuo Wang , Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Whoosh, clatter, jingle. The minute hand of the wall clock ticked past 11:30 a.m. Diners filed in and out non-stop, shuffling around the room and filling cups from the drink machine. A man in a bottle-green...

Matthew Dailey (25) stands in front of the Army Mountain Warfare School.

Deacon Profile: Matthew Dailey

Addison Berry, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Sophomore ROTC cadet Matthew Dailey has always known that he wanted to be in the U.S. Army. When he was little, he loved Civil War comic books, military-themed coloring books and playing with his hundreds...

Wake Forest students welcome children from the wider Winston-Salem community to campus in 2019 for Project Pumpkin.

Project Pumpkin returns to Hearn Plaza

Elisabeth Rollins, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

It’s late October; the leaves have begun their annual shift to a compelling shade of crimson and the temperature outside calls for cozy sweaters and nights spent cuddled up under a warm blanket, watching...

The Silver Moon Saloon is a downtown bar grappling with the aftermath of a shooting.

The “commune” within Silver Moon Saloon

Bella Ortley-Guthrie, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Kimberly Varnadoe stands beside a barstool, adorned in a painting smock with a drink in hand. Her drink of choice at the moment? Tonic water and lime- she’s on duty preparing for her upcoming art show...

Deacs Decide encourages students to vote in elections and provides nonpartisan information on voting.

Deacs Decide gears up for the midterms

Addison Schmidt, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

With midterm elections approaching, many political parties are trying to get college students to the polls, including on Wake Forest’s campus. On Nov. 8, 2022, midterm elections will be held in every...

According to the government of Rhode Island, there are about half a million ASL speakers in the United States.

Inside the fight to put ASL in the undergraduate curriculum

Tenley Parr, Staff Writer October 10, 2022

The cornerstone of Wake Forest’s liberal arts education is its undergraduate curriculum, with five divisions and multiple miscellaneous requirements. One of these requirements is a foreign language,...

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