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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Wait Chapel is lit blue to support the University of Virginia. (Aine Pierre/OGB)

UVA, we stand with you

Editorial Staff November 17, 2022

On Nov. 13, students from the University of Virginia rode a charter bus back from a field trip to see a play in Washington D.C. As they arrived back on campus, students talked about the play they just...

The Old Gold & Black has published for 106 years, in no small part due to a country and a university that respects the freedom of the press.

Editorial: (Don’t) stop the presses

Editorial Staff November 3, 2022

This past weekend, six members of the Old Gold & Black editorial board traveled to our nation’s capital to celebrate the free press, college journalism and to hear new perspectives on how to perform...

A voting location at the First Assembly Church makes early voting easily accessible to Wake Forest students.

Editorial: Vote! Vote! Vote!

Editorial Staff October 20, 2022

Today, Oct. 20, North Carolina’s polls open for early voting in the 2022 midterms. Any voter who is not yet registered to vote may register during the early voting period, which ends on Nov. 5 at 3 p.m....

Multiple signatories to the faculty groups letter mentioned Wake Forests motto: Pro Humanitate (for humanity).

Editorial: Contract workers deserve a living wage

Editorial Staff September 22, 2022

This weekend, the Old Gold & Black published an article detailing the efforts of Wake Forward, a progressive-minded faculty group, to ensure fairer and better working conditions for contract-based...

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From the editor: A new tradition

Connor McNeely, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2022

For its entire history, the Old Gold & Black has been a weekly campus newspaper, upholding a tradition that members of the Wake Forest community have come to expect and depend upon. This fall, the...

Letter from the Editor: Congrats, grads!

Letter from the Editor: Congrats, grads!

Connor McNeely, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2022

 Congratulations! The Old Gold & Black is excited to see you take on the new challenges of post-undergraduate life as your final spring in the forest comes to an end. Although your eight semesters...

The ACC is currently headquartered in Greensboro.

ACC headquarters should remain in North Carolina

Editorial Staff, Editorial Staff April 20, 2022

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), to which Wake Forest belongs, will likely be moving its headquarters out of Greensboro, according to recent reporting. The same reporting also states that the ACC is...

Almost half of American adults say they have faced harassment online in 2021.

Harassment has no place in the public forum

Editorial Staff April 13, 2022

Recently, a fourth-year medical student at Wake Forest School of Medicine, Kychelle Del Rosario, was placed on a leave of absence “as a result of [an] inappropriate and misleading post”, according...

Autism Acceptance Month is an important moment to reflect on allyship.

The Old Gold & Black celebrates Autism Acceptance Month

Editorial Staff April 5, 2022

The month of April marks Autism Acceptance Month (AAM) — previously called Autism Awareness Month. Awareness is knowing that a person has autism, whereas acceptance is the connection and inclusion of...

A protest on Aug. 28, 2021 led to increased conversations around sexual violence on campus.

Editorial: Student participation in climate survey is imperative

March 16, 2022

Last October, the 2021 Old Gold & Black editorial board echoed Student Government’s call for a campus-wide survey to assess the prevalence of interpersonal violence on Wake Forest’s campus.  Five...

This years BHM shows more than ever that antiracism is important.

Editorial: Black History month highlights importance of antiracism

Editorial Staff February 24, 2022

As Black History month comes to a close, the Old Gold & Black recognizes that a single month is not enough to properly honor the contributions Black students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators,...

The Winston-Salem Fire Department played a crucial role in containing the fire.

Editorial: A thank you to first responders and WFU administration

Editorial Staff February 10, 2022

The fire that started at the Winston-Salem Weaver Fertilizer plant on Jan. 31 elicited a period of danger and concern and shed light on various environmental and social concerns. However, the brave and...

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