"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...

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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,...

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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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Conquer college with these “surefire” tips

Cooper Sullivan, Multimedia Managing Editor August 18, 2022

Disclaimer: The article below is satirical in nature. Stop watching the “what do I need to bring to college?” TikTok videos this instant! While they can provide some sort of inspiration to your shopping...

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What I wish I’d done freshman year

Una Wilson, Assistant Features Editor August 18, 2022

Freshman year can feel both exhilarating and terrifying. From deciphering the difference in food quality between North Pit and South Pit to discovering the meaning of the word ‘darty’, Wake Forest...

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Wake A-Z

Meredith Prince and Adam Coil August 18, 2022

When first arriving at a new school, first-year students will anxiously search the web to find all the information they can about their new home. Surprise, surprise — you can’t find everything. Never...

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Freshman Frights

Maryam Khanum, Opinion Editor August 18, 2022

Being a freshman in college is never an easy task — between the homesickness, the entirely new environment and the general sudden independence gained as soon as you move in, it’s almost too easy to...

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