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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

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Olivia Field April 30, 2020

While going back and forth about how to write this letter for you all, I decided that I didn’t have much authority to tell you how to reflect on your time at Wake Forest. As a junior, I can only imagine...

Abby Moore: Russian

Abby Moore: Russian

Andy Killebrew April 30, 2020

Though the situation around graduation this year is peculiar, senior Abby Moore thinks that it could offer a unique perspective that might prove itself useful for her and her classmates. “I think it...

Noah Watkins: Chemistry

Noah Watkins: Chemistry

Andy Killebrew April 30, 2020

While reflecting upon his time at Wake Forest, Noah Watkins spoke freely and fondly of the relationships that he forged with other people. He described camaraderie in a variety of places: in class, with...

Vera Zhang: Computer Science

Vera Zhang: Computer Science

Catherine Regen April 30, 2020

Vera Zhang wasn’t always interested in Computer Science (CS). Despite her mother pushing her to select it as her major, it wasn’t until she took her first CS class at Wake Forest that she realized...

Alex Casale: Chinese Language and Culture

Alex Casale: Chinese Language and Culture

Eric Omorogieva April 30, 2020

 In 2009, a sixth grader from Glen Cove, N.Y. was in the midst of choosing a foreign language for high school and had no idea that this decision would affect the rest of her life. Fast forward to 2015....

Hannah Thiessen: Music in the Liberal Arts

Hannah Thiessen: Music in the Liberal Arts

Will Zimmerman April 30, 2020

Hannah Thiessen, who hails from Annapolis, Md., came to Wake Forest knowing exactly what it was that she wanted to study: conducting. As a high school senior, Thiessen was initially unsure of what kind...

Zoe Schneider: Classical Studies

Zoe Schneider: Classical Studies

Maggie Burns April 30, 2020

Zoe Schneider is a senior from Orinda, Calif. and she is a Classical Studies major through and through. Choosing this major was easy for Schneider, because she has always had a passion for the classics,...

Laurence Roberts: Philosophy

Laurence Roberts: Philosophy

Melissa Cooney April 30, 2020

Laurence Roberts’ academic journey at Wake Forest has blossomed over his four years as a Demon Deacon. Roberts is a philosophy major and is double minoring in interdisicplinary writing and German studies....

Emelyn Hatch: Classical Languages: Latin

Emelyn Hatch: Classical Languages: Latin

Caroline Walker April 30, 2020

Senior Emelyn Hatch is from Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania and she is majoring in Classical Languages: Latin. She originally thought that she wanted to be a biology major when she came to campus, but she began...

Robby Bradford: Physics

Robby Bradford: Physics

Ryan King April 30, 2020

Robby Bradford is a Physics major from Huntsville, Ala. He was originally attracted to physics because, beyond offering practical and applicable knowledge, it satisfies his curiosity about the fundamental...

Wubetu Shimelash: Communication

Wubetu Shimelash: Communication

Rafael Lima April 30, 2020

If you have been at Wake Forest long enough, chances are you have seen Wubetu Shimelash sporting his signature fedora, working on clips for his next documentaries with heavy camera sets at the quad. Or...

Ashley Estrela: Politics and International Affairs

Ashley Estrela: Politics and International Affairs

Jonathon Trattner April 30, 2020

As a high school student, Ashley Estrela googled southern universities, and Wake Forest came up. She hadn’t heard of it before. Born and raised in Cape Cod, Mass., she knew she wanted to go to college...

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