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Student looks for missed connection

The four friends at the Wake Forest v. UVA football game last month. All that’s left of the magical interaction is a hat and a missed connection (Essex Thayer/Old Gold & Black)
A student met a girl at the Wake Forest-UVA game, but never got her number
November 5, 2020

Dear Abigail (Abie, Abbie, Abby, Abbey, Aby, Abi), For my friend’s sake, I wish I knew more than just your first name; perhaps, I would not be writing this. All I know is that you like cowboy hats,...

Changing the stigma of hookup culture

Changing the stigma of hookup culture
Women speak out about their opinions pertaining to the hookup scene
October 22, 2020

It is no secret that hookup culture is prominent on college campuses in the United States. College students are stressed, overworked and anxious. It makes sense that we don’t have the time and energy...

All’s fair in love and quarantine

All’s fair in love and quarantine
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....

Deacon Dates

Deacon Dates
February 13, 2020

For the third time, the Editorial Board of the Old Gold & Black took a break from copy-editing, AP Style and InDesign layout to play Cupid and spark a little romance among our fellow students. Our...

Valentine’s Day horoscope date ideas: Wake Forest edition

Valentine's Day horoscope date ideas: Wake Forest edition
February 10, 2017

Horoscopes can be amusing, but do not usually give any specific advice. This February, the Old Gold & Black offers Deacon-date ideas categorized by zodiac sign to ensure that the stars all align for...

Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be confined to one day

Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS
February 18, 2016

Given that Valentine’s Day has recently come and gone, I figured most people would still be finishing off their carton of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and watching that last episode of “Parks and Rec.”...

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