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Editorial: The rankings are flawed, but so are we

Executive Board September 22, 2023

The decline was largely due to U.S. News’ overhaul in its methodology. The news organization did not consider small class sizes, instruction by professors with a terminal degree, alumni giving average,...

Members of the UNC Chapel Hill community must now grapple with the latest shooting to occur on a college campus (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

From the Editor: We stand with UNC

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2023

I picked up the phone on Monday to answer a call from my sister, a senior at UNC Chapel Hill. I was folding laundry. She was driving home from the grocery store. Thank goodness she was at the store. Just...

Letter from the Editor: Welcome to the Class of 2027

Letter from the Editor: Welcome to the Class of 2027

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2023

Class of 2027,  On behalf of the Old Gold & Black, welcome to Wake Forest!  For many of you, Wake Forest has long been the destination. You dreamed of getting that letter in the mail, and now...

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From the Editor: Cheers to the Class of 2023

Christa Dutton, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2023

Dear Class of 2023,  Congratulations! College graduation is a milestone that I’m sure you all have dreamed of achieving, and you should all be immensely proud that you are graduating from a university...

Notes of encouragement to survivors are displayed at the Safe Office Crews March 30 Speak Out event.

Editorial: Building on Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Editorial Committee April 13, 2023

Wake Forest’s sexual assault awareness month events focus on building a community for survivors while educating others about the severity of sexual assault and its effects on students. The Safe Office...

This is the third editorial the Old Gold & Black has written this year about gun violence on college campuses.

We stand (again) with victims of gun violence

Editorial Committee April 11, 2023

How many lives must be lost? How many bullets must be fired before enough is enough?  This is the cry of a generation — one that has been raised in a culture where gun violence is accepted into our...

Hasan Pyarali (left) and Jackson Buttler (right) participate in a presidential election debate.

Old Gold & Black announces Student Government endorsements

Editorial Board April 3, 2023

The following represents the endorsements of the Old Gold & Black's editorial board, which are conducted by a majority vote based on interviews with the candidates, their respective platforms and their...

Editorial: Womens History Month is especially important now

Editorial: Women’s History Month is especially important now

Editorial Committee April 3, 2023

We celebrated Women’s History Month this year with a series of compelling events by the Women’s Center that reaffirmed the importance of gender equality. But this month also came with an understanding...

From Exec: Celebrating our success and moving forward

From Exec: Celebrating our success and moving forward

Executive Editors March 16, 2023

This past weekend, editors from the Old Gold & Black traveled to New York City to participate in the College Media Association (CMA) spring conference. The sessions there sharpened our skills as reporters...

Kenneth Townsend from the Office of Leadership and Character welcomes Bryan Stevenson to the Wait Chapel stage.

Editorial: Bryan Stevenson is right; we need to get proximate

Editorial Committee March 2, 2023

Bryan Stevenson had a message for students this past Thursday: if you want to be a force for justice, you need to get proximate to those who are suffering. Stevenson, a capital litigator and founder-director...

The Rock, which is the center of MSUs campus, is converted to a memorial for the victims of the Feb. 13 students.

Editorial: We stand with MSU

Editorial Committee February 24, 2023

On Feb. 13, a gunman broke into two buildings at Michigan State University (MSU) — Berkey Hall and the MSU Union building. The attack — which spanned from 8:18 to 11:35 p.m. — left three students...

Flags on Tribble Courtyard represent Americans struggling with mental health challenges.

Editorial: Mental Health week remains important

Editorial Committee February 16, 2023

As February progresses, the blooms of spring fill the forest, casting a verdant spell across the Wake Forest campus. Under the gentle warmth of the sun‘s rays, students meander through the grounds, soaking...

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