"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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

President Wente addresses the university community from the fourth floor of the Sutton Center.

Wente delivers annual presidential address

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

In her second annual address at Wake Forest University after a year-and-a-half in office as president, Dr. Susan Wente reviewed her administration’s accomplishments thus far and offered a blueprint for...

The CareYaya startup team meets.

Healthcare service CareYaya expands to WFU

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

CareYaya, an online healthcare service platform that connects families with affordable caregivers service, has recently expanded to Wake Forest. “What we are carrying out is a health equity project...

A Wake Forest University Police vehicle is parked outside of Truist Field.

Trespassing suspect worked for campus dining, WFUPD major says

Isabella Romine, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

The individual who per an Oct. 27 community safety advisory was charged with trespassing worked briefly for campus dining, Wake Forest Police Department Major Jamie Herring told the Old Gold & Black....

Students march around Hearn Plaza at an Aug. 28, 2021 protest concerning sexual violence.

‘We have work to do:’ Campus Climate Survey data released

Christa Dutton, Breanna Laws, and Connor McNeely November 22, 2022

Fifty-five percent of the total sample gathered by the Campus Climate Survey reported experiencing at least one incident of sexual misconduct. The results of the survey, which was conducted in the spring...

Various signs promoting candidates running for local office are placed outside the Forsyth  
County Government Center, which served as an early voting site in downtown Winston-Salem.

A look at voter turnout in Forsyth County

Bella Ortley-Guthrie and Yushuo Wang November 16, 2022

Jamaal Womble, 42, stood outside the brick building of the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center Branch Library in Winston-Salem, NC. He was wearing a cap that blocked the setting sun out of his eyes...

A sign outside of ZSR Library promotes an early voting site at Winston-Salem First Assembly, where many students casted votes.

NC midterms evoke diverse responses

Ashlyn Segler, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

As election results poured in late Tuesday night, the North Carolina midterm outcome evoked mixed reactions from students across campus.  With relevant and contentious issues like abortion access,...

Brad Jones has been dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for 12 years.

Brad Jones steps down as graduate dean

Eli Leadham , Contributing Writer November 10, 2022

Brad Jones, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, announced on Nov. 1 that he will step down on June 30 after 12 years in the position to go on a year-long research leave with the Wake Forest...

The Wake Forest debate team poses after its success at the Gonzaga tournament.

Wake Forest Debate wins Gonzaga tournament

Isabella Romine, Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

Wake Forest Debate seniors Ari Davidson and Ana Bittner took first place at the national 2022 Jesuit Debates tournament at Gonzaga University after defeating the University of Michigan in a 3-0 decision...

Poll observers are appointed by political parties to observe polling places.

Election anxieties drive increase in poll observers

Christa Dutton , News Editor November 8, 2022

As Election Day nears, Republicans in Forsyth County are heavily recruiting poll observers through social media, reflecting the nationwide movement among Republicans of paying special attention to election...

A few Chinese students printed and hung posters in campus buildings to protest the election of Xi Jinping and China’s COVID-19 policies.

“My family would be in danger”

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Protest posters criticizing the Chinese government and Chinese President Xi Jinping are currently hanging in multiple campus buildings at Wake Forest in response to China’s 20th National Congress of...

A firetruck arrives at Reynolda Hall to extinguish the fire.

BREAKING: Pit dishwasher catches fire; no injuries reported

Cooper Sullivan, Multimedia Managing Editor November 2, 2022

At 8:48 p.m. Wednesday, a dishwasher in the Pit caught on fire. No one was hurt and damages are isolated to the particular dishwasher. The cause of the fire was a malfunctioning heating element, according...

The Residence Life & Housing office is located in Angelou Hall.

University to provide winter break housing for international students

Hope Zhu, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

The university plans to provide winter break housing for international students this winter break, according to Associate Director of Operations of Residential Life and Housing Zachary Blackmon. Many of...

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