"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

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Navigating being Black at a PWI

Janeel Black, Guest Writer August 18, 2022

My entire academic career should have prepared me for what I would encounter here at Wake Forest – or so I thought. I went to predominantly white institutions (PWIs) my entire life, but I didn’t know...

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Mental Health at Wake Forest

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor August 18, 2022

4Mental health is a vital aspect of the college experience. College can be incredibly fun, but it can also be a rocky time for many students’ mental well-being. I spoke with University Counseling Center...

A graphic of multiple gears telling students to set goals, seek feedback, reflect on experiences and build relationships.

Your network is your net worth

Connor McNeely and Christa Dutton August 18, 2022

Professors can often appear intimidating. You have probably seen depictions of them pacing in front of a crowded lecture hall with 500 students, cold-calling on a whim, a grin on their face when someone...

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News Recap 2021-2022

Aine Pierre and Christa Dutton August 18, 2022

You are about to embark on your own Wake Forest journey — one that will undoubtedly be shaped by the people you’ll meet and the personal experiences you’ll have. It will also be marked by the events...

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Being LGBTQ+ at Wake Forest

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Features Editor August 18, 2022

Congrats! You’re a part of the LGBTQ+ community and you just moved to the American South, a region infamous for its persevering hostile political climate towards LGBTQ+ residents (after all, HB 2, the...

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Academic tips and tricks

Meredith Prince, Features Editor August 18, 2022

When entering your first year of college, you’ll probably spend most of your time worrying about the social scene: making friends, finding your people, getting invited to that cool party next Friday,...

Cultural Affinity Group Roundtable

Cooper Sullivan August 18, 2022

There is only one thing that every student on Wake Forest’s campus would like to have more than a reading-optional, no-homework, grade-yourself divisional credit, and that is to be accepted. For many...

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Previewing Wake Forest sports

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor August 18, 2022

Class of 2026, congratulations on your acceptance into Wake Forest, and welcome to DEACTOWN. Our Division I teams are loaded with talent and remain competitive year in and year out. Last year was a memorable...

Campus Garden hosts daily volunteer hours that are open to all Wake Forest students.

Get involved with sustainability on campus

Una Wilson, Assistant Features Editor August 18, 2022

During your time at Wake Forest, you will find many ways to volunteer both on campus and in the surrounding Winston-Salem community. Few volunteer networks, however, are as vast and interdisciplinary as...

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Construction changes campus landscape

Maddie Stopyra, Staff Writer August 18, 2022

Freshmen, we’re here to tell you the ways your new home has grown and altered in the past few months, and to returning students, the construction that began last academic year has finally come to fruition....

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What to do in Winston-Salem

Sophie Guymon, Opinion Editor August 18, 2022

As someone who grew up a quick train ride away from San Francisco (indisputably one of the best cities in the United States), I was skeptical of Winston-Salem at first. However, once I looked beyond the...

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