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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...

Staff Editorial: Take a deep breath, Demon Deacons

Staff Editorial: Take a deep breath, Demon Deacons

Editorial Staff March 4, 2021

We here at the Old Gold & Black sincerely hope you enjoyed all 24 hours of your spring break earlier this week. If there’s one thing that’s certain, it is that we could all use a few moments to...

Staff Editorial: Bottom line up front- Keep it up

Staff Editorial: Bottom line up front- Keep it up

Editorial Staff February 25, 2021

The sun has risen on a new day at Wake Forest University. COVID-19 cases have receded, students are departing from quarantining in dreary hotel rooms and campus is beginning to buzz with life once again....

Staff Editorial: Communication among administrators, faculty and students must improve

Staff Editorial: Communication among administrators, faculty and students must improve

Editorial Staff February 15, 2021

Communication between administrators, faculty members and students has been abysmal this semester. Our campus has surpassed the total number of COVID-19 cases from last semester in three weeks, students...

Fate of semester relies on students

Editorial Staff February 4, 2021

Spring 2021 is the third consecutive semester in which Wake Forest has had its typical on-campus plans thwarted by the global pandemic. While that sentence may sound like something straight out of an episode...

Staff Editorial: Editorial staff reflects on semester

Editorial Staff November 19, 2020

When the Old Gold & Black transitioned to publishing exclusively online last spring, we had no clue what was in store for us, the university or the country. The past seven months have been a whirlwind...

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