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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...

Staff Editorial: Fall in the Forest sparks optimism

Staff Editorial: Fall in the Forest sparks optimism

Editorial Staff August 26, 2021

As we look around campus these days, it is impossible not to feel enlivened and excited by all the clamor and the noise. In-person classes have returned, the quad is abuzz with student life, Moe’s has...

Editorial Staff: Police reform remains a necessity

Editorial Staff: Police reform remains a necessity

Editorial Staff April 22, 2021

On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the fatal arrest that took George Floyd’s life. Around the same time the verdict...

Editorial Staff: Community ties need strengthening

Editorial Staff: Community ties need strengthening

Editorial Staff April 15, 2021

Wake Forest University has a moral obligation to improve its relationship with the surrounding Winston-Salem community. The education, nutrition, housing and healthcare disparities that impact certain...

Staff Editorial: Community needs additional days off

Staff Editorial: Community needs additional days off

Editorial Staff April 8, 2021

Happy post-Mental Wellness Day from the OGB Editorial Board! We hope that you too enjoyed your all-too-brief, essentially nonexistent break from the hustle and bustle of academic life at Wake Forest. At...

Staff Editorial: We all could use a laugh (or two)

Staff Editorial: We all could use a laugh (or two)

Editorial Staff April 1, 2021

Welcome, and happy April Fools’ Day from the Editorial Staff of the Old Gold & Black. If your multiple midterm weeks were anything like ours, we’re sure you’d agree that “Work Forest” is...

Staff Editorial: Gun reform legislation proves dire

Staff Editorial: Gun reform legislation proves dire

Editorial Staff March 25, 2021

Once again, national newspaper headlines are filled with stories of death and destruction. Less than one week after the series of mass shootings that occurred in Atlanta, 10 victims died at the hands of...

Staff Editorial: OGB stands with Asian community

Staff Editorial: OGB stands with Asian community

Editorial Staff March 18, 2021

Eight individuals were murdered in cold blood in Atlanta on Tuesday. These atrocities, racially motivated or not, are incredibly disheartening, humiliating and demoralizing to an extent that words cannot...

Staff Editorial - A year of COVID: the fight goes on

Staff Editorial – A year of COVID: the fight goes on

Editorial Staff March 11, 2021

One year ago, life at Wake Forest underwent one of the most drastic shifts in our university’s storied history. On March 11, 2020, an email was sent from the university stating that students would not...

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