Old Gold & Black

Ex Machina Director Explores Death

Photo Courtesy of imdb.com
March 22, 2018

Cold open. A single shot of a woman, seated, dressed in a white hospital uniform, spans the screen. She is disheveled. Her gaze is worn, battered, scared. Silence; then questions, to which she responds,...

The Nintendo Switch Continues to Succeed

Photo Courtesy of amazon.com
March 22, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has been out for a little over a year now and it has certainly had its ups and downs receiving a lot of praise as well as a lot of criticism. For one, the Switch sold well. Almost too...

“Love, Simon” Tells a Story Long Overdue

Photo Courtesy of imdb.com
March 22, 2018

Romantic comedies and coming-of-age movies have long been compared to the cinematic standards set by John Hughes’ 1980’s classics. Last weekend, a major-studio movie was released that finally lived...

Comedy Flourishes at Open Mic Night

Photo Courtesy of Campus Grounds
March 22, 2018

Late on Monday evening, Campus Grounds wasn’t filled with light chatter or the sounds of students studying. Instead, the front room was filled with roaring laughter as students performed stand-up comedy...

Plant-Based Eating is Simple on Campus

Olivia Field/Old Gold & Black
March 22, 2018

Whenever I tell people that I’ve been vegan for almost five years, I often receive one of two responses: “Wow, I can’t even go one day without meat,” or “Oh, so do you only eat grass or something?” For...

Michel Van der Aa Brings his Unique Vision to Campus

Photo Courtesy of Emanuele Torquati
March 22, 2018

A woman ascends a ladder through a hole, reaching a barren desert. An old man covers his left eye while a variety of urban stills flash behind him. An elderly woman gazes at a mirror while her movements...

A Positive Perspective on the “Take Two” Station

Heather Hartel/Old Gold & Black
March 16, 2018

As most students are deeply divided on this Benson Center staple, two Old Gold & Black staff members review the Asian Fusion options. We all know the dreaded feeling when your friends decide to avoid...

A Negative Perspective on the “Take Two” Station

Heather Hartel/Old Gold & Black
March 16, 2018

As most students are deeply divided on this Benson Center staple, two Old Gold & Black staff members review the Asian Fusion options. Many Wake Forest students remember the horror that they experienced...

Students Travel to Utah for OP Spring Break

Miller Ligon/Old Gold & Black
March 16, 2018

What makes a great Spring Break Trip? Fantastic leaders, a group of friends and apparently lots of snow. Just like many of the great opportunities Outdoor Pursuits offers throughout the year, spring break...

“Ugly Delicious” Offers a Refreshing Take on Food

March 16, 2018

Netflix’s newest original food and travel program, Ugly Delicious, stars James Beard Award-winning chef David Chang and friends as they focus on the history and geography of some of the world’s favorite...

The Importance of Experiencing Culture Abroad

Bob Downing/Akron Beacon Journal/MCT
March 16, 2018

Don’t deny it: for many of us, studying abroad means that we get to go somewhere exotic every weekend. If you want to go to Amsterdam multiple times in one semester, you can. If you want to go to Oktoberfest...

A Predictable Evening at the Oscars

Scott Varley/TNS
March 16, 2018

This year’s Oscars were more convention than revolution, as Owen Gleiberman expounds in his column in Variety. Although for Hollywood this was a year of scandalous revelation (and hopefully paradigm-shifting...

Load more stories
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"
Life