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Members of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC), including Mondello and Blodgett, after the inauguration.

WFU students leave mark on inauguration

Cate Pitterle, News Editor February 25, 2021

This year’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 20 was far from normal — with waving flags in place of massive crowds, social distancing among the few guests in attendance and threats of violence after...

McMahon and her sister pose with inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, who captivated the nation with her poem “The Hill We Climb.”

Inauguration highlights unity as fears linger

Izzy McMahon, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

Themes of unity and democracy echoed across the National Mall on Jan. 20 during President Biden’s inaugural address in a speech not heard by eager spectators, as it usually is, but instead by the 25,000...

Results of the first-ever Old Gold & Black election poll

Results of the first-ever Old Gold & Black election poll

Elizabeth Maline and Rafael Lima November 5, 2020

For the first time in its 104-year history, the Old Gold & Black conducted an election poll, surveying Wake Forest students about their opinions regarding four races. The poll exposed several key themes...

The presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden continues to be contested as key battleground states like Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada have thousands of uncounted ballots remaining (Brendan Smialowski and Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Election results remain unknown amid tight race

Olivia Field, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020

Anxious. Scared. Great. Moderately Hopeful. Frightened. Pumped. Not great, not bad. Fine, but depends on results tomorrow.  These are the answers from Wake Forest students to a simple question...

Cooney worked as a judge at the 203 precinct in Winston-Salem during the election (Melisa Cooney/Old Gold & Black)

Sustaining democracy: a poll worker’s experience

Melissa Cooney, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

I spent most of the fall feeling frustrated, knowing that I had the privilege of voting, but not knowing how much of an impact I would actually make. There’s something so powerless about the election....

Photo courtesy of lawfareblog.com

Your OG&B Election Day Preview

Elizabeth Maline, Rafael Lima, and Aine Pierre November 2, 2020

Presidential Race: Former Vice President Joe Biden has been the front-runner for the 2020 presidential race for what seems like forever now. Biden’s lead over President Donald Trump has fluctuated on...

Doug Emhoff, husband of vice-presidential candidate Kamala  Harris, addresses supporters of the campaign at Campus Gas on Monday. The event was conducted entirely in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines (Elizabeth Maline/Old Gold & Black)

Doug Emhoff campaigns for Biden-Harris ticket

Elizabeth Maline, Online Managing Editor October 29, 2020

With just a week left until the election, Kamala Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff paid a visit to Winston-Salem on Monday morning to get out the vote.  This was Emhoff’s third trip to North Carolina...

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