Old Gold & Black

The Best Western is the premier destination for Wake Forest University Students that meet the fate of encountering COVID-19.

Student reflects on painful Best Western stay

Tommy Murphy, Contributing Writer February 4, 2021

The clock struck 1 p.m. on my first full day quarantining at the Best Western. I created a schedule on a whiteboard the previous night so I could make great use of these two weeks away from campus. The...

All’s fair in love and quarantine

All’s fair in love and quarantine

Isabella Mason September 10, 2020

Being alone in quarantine isn’t easy. This is something that we all know to be true at this point, which has driven many of us to engage in quarantine hookups, relationships or even just friendships....

How does Wake Forest’s response compare to other universities?

How does Wake Forest’s response compare to other universities?

Catherine Regen July 15, 2020

On June 30, Wake Forest announced their “Our Way Forward” plan, which includes preliminary details for how campus is going to open back up in the Fall. The plan, as it stands until July 15 when we...

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19

Khushi Arya April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge social, economic and political implications across the globe. With this in mind, I decided to interview different people from India and the U.S. I found that, despite...

COVID-19’s Quiet War Against Suburbia

COVID-19’s Quiet War Against Suburbia

Marlee Rich April 21, 2020

I jolt back into consciousness after the cat knocks my finance textbook off the kitchen table.  Simultaneously, my older sister bellows at her third graders via Zoom, and I hear my little sister snooze...

Minnesota United defender Michael Boxall ran around Bde Maka Ska last month to stay in shape without team workouts.

Quarantine Workouts To Help Improve Your Mind And Body

Lindsay Hayden April 13, 2020

With the world turned practically upside-down, it can be hard to feel like we have control over anything these days. Despite continued uncertainty, one thing we can control is the way we treat ourselves...

Staying Busy While Socially Distancing

Staying Busy While Socially Distancing

Jessica Mark April 1, 2020

At first, sheltering at home and staying socially distanced might have seemed like a nice break from the chaos of everyday life. However, as the days drag on, we may feel more and more isolated. We may...

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