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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

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...

A.P. African American Studies, and education as a whole, are too important to be decided by politicians, the Editorial Committee writes.

Editorial: AP course underlies danger of academic censorship

Editorial Committee February 13, 2023

Should curricula be determined by who prevails in the academic sphere or who prevails in that year’s election? In the case of A.P. African American Studies, which is currently slated for a 60-school...

Mourners gather in Half Moon Bay to commemorate the lives of those who died in a Jan. 23 mass shooting.

Editorial: We must support the WFU Asian community

Editorial Committee February 2, 2023

This year’s Lunar New Year celebration, which started on Jan. 21, is a time of refreshment and delight for nearly 1.5 billion people globally. Yet, for many Asian students on campus, this festive time...

Editor-in-Chief Connor McNeely is pictured outside of the Old Gold & Black office.

A goodbye from the editor

Connor McNeely, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

After a year of working as editor of the Old Gold & Black, it is finally time to say goodbye. This is the hardest column that I have ever had to write. It has been very difficult to leave behind...

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...

Editorial: (Dont) stop the presses

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 26, 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...

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