Old Gold & Black

Finding support in the time of COVID-19

Finding support in the time of COVID-19
September 17, 2020

After only one month back on campus, a large portion of the student body is struggling with mental health in ways they never have before. People feel isolated due to online classes and limited human contact,...

Best Buddies fosters friendship, community

Best Buddies fosters friendship, community
September 17, 2020

“Joy, genuine joy.” That’s how senior McKinley Mueller describes Wake Forest’s Best Buddies, which she co-leads.  Best Buddies is an international organization that aims to foster friendships,...

Deacon Profile: Timothy Heath

Deacon Profile: Timothy Heath
September 17, 2020

Timothy Heath is the marching band director of the Spirit of the Old Gold & Black (SOTOGAB). After the band's successful performance during College GameDay, Heath is looking forward to a great season. Why...

Student Government General Assembly

Student Government General Assembly
September 17, 2020

I. Executive Reports President Miles Middleton addressed the suggestion that was brought up in cabinet regarding accountability with the SneezSafe survey. He will be working with administration to see...

University engages in census process

University engages in census process
September 17, 2020

Sept. 30 marks the last day that a resident of the United States can fill out the form to be counted in the 2020 Census.  The census, a decennial count of U.S residents dating back to 1790, determines...

Trump rally ignores distancing guidelines

Trump rally ignores  distancing guidelines
September 10, 2020

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump arrived in Winston-Salem N.C. via Air Force One to host a campaign rally at the Smith Reynolds Airport, located only three miles from Wake Forest’s campus. At least...

Hatch announces diversity updates

Hatch announces diversity updates
September 10, 2020

After releasing the commission on Race, Equity and Community’s final report in early June, President Nathan Hatch sent an email to the university on Sept. 5 to provide an update on diversity and inclusion...

New state restrictions bring more flexibility

New state restrictions bring more flexibility
September 10, 2020

On Sept. 1, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced during a press conference that the state will enter Phase 2.5 of COVID-19 restrictions, “continuing our state’s dimmer switch approach to easing...

Deacon Profile: Miles Middleton

Deacon Profile: Miles Middleton
September 10, 2020

The combination of COVID-19 and a nationwide racial justice movement has reinforced the need for discussions and dialogue on campus more than ever, and no person has come more into the spotlight than Student...

Dashboard continues to lack information

Dashboard continues to lack information
September 10, 2020

Across the country, administrators at college campuses have released COVID-19 dashboards, displaying metrics related to the presence of the coronavirus on their campuses. The goal of a college’s COVID-19...

Professor reflects on power of protests

Professor reflects on power of protests
September 10, 2020

This summer, Americans watched in awe of the events that unfolded following the death of George Floyd, which prompted a resurgence in the Black Lives Matter Movement. Protesters gathered in large numbers,...

Police Beat

Police Beat
September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Violation/Underage Consumption • Offenders were observed not wearing a protective face mask at ZSR Library. The report was filed on Sept. 1 at 3:15 p.m.  • Report of a violation of guest...

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