"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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

Hanging in the Old Gold & Black office are the mock-ups of our newly-redesigned issue.

A new era for the Old Gold & Black

Editorial Staff January 27, 2022
Having been around for 106 years, the Old Gold & Black has undergone a lot of changes —- and covered a fair share of them, as well. This week, we are beginning what we hope will be a year-long reimagining of this newspaper.
University should respect sanctity of a snow day

University should respect sanctity of a snow day

Editorial Staff January 20, 2022

 The warm feeling of fondness that is associated with memories of snow days can be shared by most Wake Forest students, whether they were lucky enough to be from a hometown with snowy winters or a town...

Administration is encouraging masks, but this encouragement falls short.

Administration must test students for COVID-19

Editorial Staff January 13, 2022

In October 2020, Wake Forest implemented new restrictions on gatherings because of rising COVID-19 cases in an effort to “evaluate the prevalence of the virus and slow the pace of its spread while we...

One final letter from the Editor

One final letter from the Editor

Alexandra Karlinchak , the best December 2, 2021

I have spent nearly four years walking the hallowed campus of Wake Forest. Through multiple academic challenges, personal hardships and times of extreme spiritual and emotional growth, I have spent the...

Staff Editorial: Lead with respect and empathy

Staff Editorial: Lead with respect and empathy

Editorial Staff November 18, 2021

Tensions are high, norms are shifting and it feels that consistency is few and far between. Your mind might have traveled to any number of scenarios while reading that sentence. Perhaps you are thinking...

Staff Editorial: Show support for our athletic teams

Staff Editorial: Show support for our athletic teams

Editorial Staff November 4, 2021

If the past week has taught us anything, it’s that now is an exciting time to be a Demon Deacon student and fan. This year, and this fall season, in particular, may truly be the best time in our school’s...

Staff Editorial - University must uphold core values

Staff Editorial – University must uphold core values

Editorial Staff October 28, 2021

For an institution that prides itself on its inclusivity and pro humanitate mindset, Wake Forest has done a poor job meeting students’ needs when it comes to continued COVID-19 protection. It is hypocritical...

Staff Editorial: University must update data systems

Staff Editorial: University must update data systems

Editorial Staff October 21, 2021

On Sept. 30, the Old Gold & Black ran an article detailing Assistant Vice President for Equitable Policy and LGBTQ+ Center Director A.J. Mazaris’ efforts toward ensuring preferred names are visible...

Staff Editorial - OGB endorses Campus Climate Survey

Staff Editorial – OGB endorses Campus Climate Survey

Editorial Staff October 14, 2021

On Aug. 30, the Old Gold & Black’s editorial board committed to investigating and reporting on issues of interpersonal violence on Wake Forest’s campus. Since then, we have launched our special...

Staff Editorial - Resilience is Key

Staff Editorial – Resilience is Key

Editorial Staff September 30, 2021

Per usual, there are a barrage of important topics our Editorial Board could cover in this week’s editorial piece. (Though, 300 words can hardly do justice to a topic such as climate change,...

Editorial Staff: Move with patience and purpose

Editorial Staff: Move with patience and purpose

Editorial Staff September 23, 2021

You can see it as you walk through the quad: droopy eyelids and ever-widening yawns; massive coffees and bottomless energy drinks; overflowing backpacks and too-full notebooks. You don’t need to expressly...

Editorial Staff: Communication must be improved

Editorial Staff: Communication must be improved

Editorial Staff September 9, 2021

The past few weeks have proven incredibly challenging for our student body and the Winston-Salem community. In more ways than one, these recent events have shone a light onto Wake Forest, illuminating...

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