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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

The Wake Forest Undergraduate Class of 2024 graduated on Monday, May 20.

The Class of 2024 graduates

Breanna Laws, Managing Editor May 21, 2024

The Wake Forest Class of 2024 turned their tassels and welcomed a new chapter of their lives on the morning of May 20. For many graduates, the 2024 commencement ceremony was a once-in-a-lifetime event,...

This afternoons protest evolved into an encampment.

Live updates: Pro-Palestinian protest on Hearn Plaza evolves into encampment

Maddie Stopyra, Ella Klein, and Shaila Prasad April 30, 2024

  For the most timely updates, the Old Gold & Black is live-tweeting updates from its X account, found at @wfuogb. Update May 3, 9:13 p.m.: Managers of the Instagram account @freepalestinewfu...

Schifrin was invited back to Wake Forest due to popular demand from donors.

PBS Foreign Correspondent Nick Schifrin discusses global conflict and reporting with empathy

Shaila Prasad, Deputy Editor April 21, 2024

PBS Foreign Correspondent Nick Schifrin was a senior at Columbia University when the first of the twin towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001. He was managing editor of The Daily Spectator and a history major —...

Leaders from Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), Baptist Student Union (BSU) and Episcopal Student Fellowship (ESF) spoke at the Faith Forum.

Faith Forum brings a Christian perspective to the conversation about the Israel-Hamas war

Caroline Khalaf, Staff Writer April 20, 2024

To incite conversation about how the Israel-Hamas war impacts those with Christian backgrounds, senior Hazik Azam brought three campus ministries together for a Faith Forum titled “Christian Perspectives...

President of the Muslim Student Association addresses the crowd as they gather at the Manchester plaza to celebrate the breaking of the Ramadan fast on April 2nd, 2024 at sundown.

Annual Fast-A-Thon brings students and community together

Skyler Villamar-Jones, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Approximately 100 Wake Forest community members gathered at the fire pits on Manchester Plaza, socializing and listening to organizers of the annual Ramadan Fast-A-Thon until the sun set. Together, all...

(Courtesy of Wake Forest Student Government)

Student Government announces 2024 election results

Maddie Stopyra, Editor-In-Chief April 10, 2024

Student Government announced the results of the 2024 Student Government elections at approximately  12:57 p.m. on April 10. Here are the results, according to the Student Government Instagram.  President:...

Wake Forest sophomore dies after suffering complications from a blood clot

Wake Forest sophomore dies after suffering complications from a blood clot

Maddie Stopyra, Editor-In-Chief April 9, 2024

Update 4/11: According to an email from the Office of Communications and External Relations, a memorial service will be held at Myers Park United Methodist in Charlotte, N.C. at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April...

Candidates for treasurer Shelby Balmer and Micah Bozkurtian participate in the Student Government debate. (Courtesy of Alexandra Meier)

Candidates expand on their platforms at Student Government debate

Alexandra Meier, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Ahead of the upcoming Student Government elections on April 9, candidates for four executive positions participated in a debate on April 7 to communicate their platforms to the student body. Moderated...

A 1.35-mile-long stretch of Polo Road between its intersections with University Parkway and Ransom Road — which runs along Wake Forest’s campus — will see upgrades to pedestrian safety, including the addition of pedestrian and vehicle signals and the construction of a new sidewalk.

Winston-Salem City Council approves Polo Road improvement project

Jessica Barry, Contributing Writer April 8, 2024

The Winston-Salem City Council passed a resolution on Monday, April 1 awarding an over 3 million dollar contract to improve pedestrian infrastructure along Polo Road.    A 1.35-mile-long stretch...

Voting for Student Government will open on The Link at 12 p.m. on April 9 and students can cast their votes until 11:59 a.m. on April 10. (Courtesy of Student Government)

Campaigning begins for 2024 Student Government elections

Maddie Stopyra, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2024

Candidates running for executive and senator positions in Student Government have begun campaigning for office. Voting will open on The Link at 12 p.m. on April 9 and students can cast their votes until...

On Saturday, March 30, 2024, the Hindu Student Association (HSA) and the South Asian Student Association (SASA) hosted a Holi spring festival of colors celebration on Manchester Plaza. The event began with offerings of food and a variety of performances, followed by the first colors being thrown into the air by all.

Blossoming in color: Wake Forest celebrates Holi

Shaila Prasad, Deputy Editor April 3, 2024

On March 30, members of the Wake Forest community gathered on Manchester Plaza to celebrate the Hindu festival Holi. Hosted by the Hindu Student Association (HSA) and the South Asian Student Association...

Stein is set to face off against Republican Lt. Governor Mark Robinson, whose inflammatory rhetoric has made the race one of the most closely watched going into the fall. (Courtesy of Josh Stein for North Carolina)

Josh Stein pitches his vision for North Carolina

James Watson, Arts & Culture Editor April 2, 2024

On Friday, March 22, the Old Gold & Black alongside several other student publications, were invited to sit down virtually with North Carolina Attorney General and Democratic nominee for Governor Josh...

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