Old Gold & Black

Kodak Black releases album from behind bars

Kodak Black is currently in prison for charges related to possession of firearms (Photo courtesy of spotify.com)
Rapper Kodak Black drops new album Bill Israel while incarcerated
November 19, 2020

It’s been two years since Kodak Black dropped Dying to Live, arguably his best and most personal work. Unfortunately, ever since that release, Kodak’s faced hard times with the same trend of legal...

Medical classic brings back fan favorite

Meredith Grey, played by Ellen Pompeo, is dressed in the hospital’s COVID-19 gear, as the show picks up a plot line that veers much too close to reality (Photo courtesy of imdb.com)
Grey’s Anatomy is not shy about showing the trauma of COVID-19 at Grey-Sloane
November 19, 2020

I am not an original fan of Grey’s Anatomy as I was too young to watch when the show aired in 2005. Rather, I am one of the many young people that discovered the show on Netflix and binged it in unhealthy...

Upper quad features art installation; Jukebox Therapy

Students can scan the QR code on top of each box placed strategically around Hearn Plaza to add songs
to and listen to the playlist. Follow the project on Instagram to stay up to date with new additions (Photo courtesy of @jukebox_therapy_ on Instagram)
Senior Rhythm Badal has created a collaborative playlist for students to add to, as part of a project for her Public Arts class
November 19, 2020

Any avid reader of Vice-President Penny Rue’s weekly COVID-19 emails knows that the color purple is not a pleasant sight on campus. So students may have been alarmed when they came across three purple...

Masks are changing how we dress

As masks have become mandatory worldwide, they are used to define style (Catherine Regen / Old Gold & Black)
The fashion industry has been forced to adapt to the COVID-19 economy
November 19, 2020

Over the course of the fall semester here at Wake Forest, you might have noticed a slight change in fashion. Though it was relatively undetectable over the summer and the late spring of this year — due...

Giving credit where credit is due

Chaz speaks out about the ongoing misinformation concerning his abilities
November 19, 2020

I will no longer stand for the continual bastardization of my character within the pages of this newspaper. If one of my owners will stoop to the level of slander in the Old Gold & Black, then I have...

237 offers wide variety of ramen options

Only a year old, 237 is a bustling downtown ramen establishment
November 19, 2020

Roughly a year after opening, 237 has largely maintained its anonymity as one of the trendiest new eateries in downtown Winston-Salem. The exterior is marked not by its name nor any words at all, but rather...

Mojito Latin Soul Food opens restaurant

In the heart of Winston-Salem's downtown,
Mojito Latin Soul Food is convenient and delicious (Photo courtesy of @mojitolatinsoulfood on Instagram)
Bringing delicious Latin flavors to Winston-Salem, Mojito Latin Soul Food expands their food truck into a brand new restaurant featuring a menu of well-priced and delicious items
November 19, 2020

Mojito Latin Soul Food, located at 723 N. Trade Street, brings new and authentic Latin flavors to Winston-Salem, adding to the increasingly diverse mix of culinary offerings downtown.  The restaurant...

What Dairi-O means to me

The NC-based restaurant chain evokes nostalgic memories of college
November 19, 2020

As a senior who will be graduating this December, I’ve started to compile a list of “lasts.” The last time I’ll attend an in-person class. The last essay I’ll write the night before it’s due....

Alex Trebeck leaves incredible legacy

Alex Trebeck served as the host of the television game show Jeapordy! for 30 years. Often portrayed as the star, Trebeck claimed the true stars were the contestants (Photo courtesy of imdb.com)
News that the Jeapordy! host passed away hit the stands this past Monday
November 12, 2020

This Canadian-born syndicated game-show host fueled and satiated the curiosity of millions during his time in the spotlight? Who is Alex Trebeck? Trebeck, who died Sunday at age 80, was a mainstay...

BLACKSTARKIDS hits the music scene

Our writer sat down to speak with one of the artists that make up BLACKSTARKIDS
November 12, 2020

BLACKSTARKIDS have aspirations that extend well beyond the scope of your average young person. “If you need a friend you can call me. But hurry up don’t stall me, so we can live life like ‘Britney...

The Haunting of Bly Manor disappoints fans

The second season of the Netflix horror anthology is based on the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. The show features cast members from the first series and some new British actors (Photo courtesy of imdb.com)
Netflix released the second season of their anthology haunted house horror series
November 12, 2020

If the recent history of Netflix’s original shows have been any indication, the creators of these programs most certainly believe that patience is a requisite virtue of the audience. The Haunting of...

Cat receives abysmal review

Chaz sits in the window pondering the next way to be a nuisance (Andy Killebrew / Old Gold & Black)
In a continuation of the story from last week, Chaz continues to irritate
November 12, 2020

In order to gain more objectivity regarding my least favorite roommate, Chaz the Cat, I decided to write a formal review of him and his mannerisms. I frequently find myself mired in deep emotional muck...

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