"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

DeMarinis twins. (Courtesy of the DeMarinis twins)

Twin tales

Jimena Elmufdi, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

From exploring the longstanding question of nature versus nurture to the miracle of perfect DNA replication, twins have always been a source of fascination. With more than five pairs of twins on campus...

Incendiary Brewing Company is located next to Cugino Forno Pizzeria. (Photography Courtesy of Visit Winston Salem)

Following the Winston-Salem brewery trail

Macon Sandifer, Contributing Writer November 29, 2023

Infused with the emerging hip culture and the industrial aesthetic of the former tobacco hub, Winston-Salem sits atop the craft beer scene. It offers students and natives alike a unique drinking experience. After...

Receiving an AASHE award would not only promote the visibility of Wolter’s composting achievements but also help to encourage further sustainable practices at Wake Forest.

Deacon Profile: Quin Wolters

Jimena Elmufdi, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

After graduating from Wake Forest last May, Quin Wolters, a former mathematical economics major and environmental studies minor, chose to continue her professional journey right here on campus. As a...

(Photo from 1980 edition of The Old Gold and Black)

A deep dive into Wake Forest’s underground world

Virginia Noone, Photo Editor November 3, 2023

Wake Forest culture has lore that runs deep — a few feet deep, actually. During the first semester, whispers about the secret tunnel system that runs below campus and connects dorms spread as quickly...

The Lilting Banshees advertise at the Fall Involvement fair (Courtesy of Wake Forest University).

Exploring the campus club experience

Mia Banks, Contributing Writer November 1, 2023

It is a hot and sweaty September afternoon on the Wake Forest campus. Excitement about the new school year radiates from all students with their ambitions set high to go above and beyond. The club fair...

Zoe Clay poses for their graduation tabloid photograph in 2022.

Remembering Zoe Clay (’22)

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor October 27, 2023

Physical reminders of Zoe Clay (‘22) are everywhere on Wake Forest’s campus. One of Zoe’s Latin projects still sits on the desk of classics Professor Dr. T. H. M. Gellar-Goad’s office. A research...

Close to two and a half centuries ago — in 1788 — this was the land on which the First Fleet of European colonizers set their sights, declaring their ownership of Botany Bay.

Sowing the seeds of reconciliation and resilience

Natasha Heisenberg, Features Editor October 20, 2023

The Pacific Ocean stretches endlessly toward the horizon, its surface glimmering as sunlight dances atop the cobalt waves. Where the sea meets the southeastern coast of Australia, foam gathers along the...

“Kidd You Not” aims to bring guests about whom students might not know much, or perhaps those we perceive to be different from us. (Courtesy of Spotify)

Dr. Shea Kidd Brown’s new podcast explores guests’ ‘origin stories’

Walker Newman, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

“Where’s home for you?”  That’s the signature question that Vice President for Campus Life Dr. Shea Kidd Brown likes to ask students when she first meets them. She says it lets students share...

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker was held hostage in Texas on Jan. 15, 2022, during a religious service. His actions allowed him and other hostages to escape without casualties. (Courtesy of Temple Emmanuel)

An Intimate Dinner with National Hero Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker

Eve Darke, Contributing Writer October 14, 2023

On Jan. 15, 2022, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker and three members of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas were held hostage at gunpoint during a religious service. For 11 hours, Rabbi Charlie and...

The Magnolia Room is located on the third floor of the Reynolda Building. The dining option serves lunch exclusively during the week in a more formal dining environment than other places on campus.

Meet the ‘Mag Room Munchers’

Jimena Elmufdi, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

Many places on campus have their own version of “the usual suspects.” But the Magnolia “Mag” Room, located on the second floor of Reynolda Hall, has a much more dedicated audience. Known by...

Dr. Stan Meiburg is currently the co-executive director of the Andrew Sabin Family Center for Environment and Sustainability for Wake Forest University. (Courtesy of Wake Forest)

Deacon Profile: Stan Meiburg

Daniel Parolini, News Editor October 11, 2023

In more ways than one, Wake Forest is a different campus from the one Dr. Stan Meiburg knew as an undergraduate studying political science almost 50 years ago. For one, it’s grown quite a bit. And...

Jackson Buttler, Wake Forest Universitys current Student Body President sits in his office in Benson Student Center.

Deacon Profile: Jackson Buttler

Isabella Romine, Features Editor October 6, 2023

When Student Body President Jackson Buttler reflects on his time at Wake Forest, it’s impossible to imagine his experience without Student Government.  Yet his Student Government career could have...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All Old Gold & Black Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest