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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...

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...

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...

Lee Sasi is pictured with members of Wake Forest Jewish Life – (from left to right) Ella Sadikman, Austin Margol, Andrew Orfaly, Shaina Gurevitz, Chloe Mazo, Amit Melchior, Maverik Cortes and Levi Gurevitz. (Courtesy of Wake Forest Chabad)

Wake Forest Chabad and Hillel host Faces of October 7 event

Maria Silveira, News Editor March 30, 2024

On Tuesday, March 26, Wake Forest faculty, staff and students gathered in the Annenberg Hall for the Faces of October 7 event to hear Lee Sasi share her experience at the Nova Music Festival in Southern...

This year, over 1,600 participants registered to lend their support to a meaningful cause and worked together to raise $313,052.41 — surpassing their goal of $250,000.

Annual Wake ‘N Shake event raises over $313,000 to support cancer research

Ellie DeMinico, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024

Wake Forest students gathered together on March 23 to host the 19th annual Wake ‘N Shake — a 12-hour dance marathon held to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund at Atrium Health Wake...

The Womens Center and the Wake Forest School of Business partnered to host the Women-Owned Business Market.

Women-Owned Business Market features local entrepreneurs

Alexandra Meier, Senior Writer March 26, 2024

The Women’s Center partnered with the Wake Forest School of Business to host the first Women-Owned Business Market on Mar. 20. Wake Forest students and faculty gathered in the Founders Living Room of...

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