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Students exhibit Pro Humanitate ethos

October 29, 2020

For the last few weeks I’ve been calling you, through our contact tracing system, and I’ve been answering your calls on the Wake Forest call center line.  All of these calls are about COVID-19. ...

N.C. voters can shape the election

October 29, 2020

My first semester at Wake Forest was the fall of 2012 when Former President Barack Obama was seeking re-election and faced Mitt Romney. By all accounts, that race was heated, but it ended with the civility...

Letter to the Editor: Alumnus Provides Advice to Graduating Seniors

Letter to the Editor: Alumnus Provides Advice to Graduating Seniors
May 19, 2020

Four years ago, you may have been a college freshman sauntering onto the Wake Forest University campus for your first day.  You noticed a lawn located in a central meeting area of the campus. If you...

Letter to the Editor: Incoming Freshman Reflects on the Student Experience

Letter to the Editor: Incoming Freshman Reflects on the Student Experience
April 24, 2020

To the Editors of the Old Gold and Black: The black and gold of Wake Forest weighs heavier this year for all Demon Deacons, but especially the newest and oldest. For the incoming Class of 2024, we will...

President Hatch Reflects On “From The Ground Up”

The Forklift Danceworks company, led by Wake Forest alumna Allison Orr ('93), follows landscaping staff on their morning duties as part of an artist-in-residence program on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. The company will work with facilities staff to create and stage a dance program in the fall of 2019.
October 10, 2019

This past week Wake Forest was the “stage” for a unique and inspiring dance performance “From the Ground Up” featuring over 70 members of our own Facilities and Maintenance workers as...

Martha Allman Is Part Of A Systemic Issue But Can Help Solve It

Martha Allman Is Part Of A Systemic Issue But Can Help Solve It
April 11, 2019

Some have expressed concern that Martha Allman is being unfairly targeted by anti-racist efforts. This concern has some validity — white supremacy is a system and no one individual bears or should be...

Letter To The Editor: Martha Allman Is Not The Problem

Letter To The Editor: Martha Allman Is Not The Problem
March 28, 2019

When I saw the picture from the 1982 yearbook of the Kappa Alpha Order in front of a Confederate flag, I was shocked.  But the shock was not because of the prominent display of the flag that symbolizes...

Letter To The Editor: Student Government Antisemitism Resolution

Letter To The Editor: Student Government Antisemitism Resolution
March 21, 2019

While we applaud the Student Government’s intention to combat antisemitism on campus, the resolution passed in December 2018 (and slightly amended in January 2019), Student Resolution 6 “Supporting...

Letter To The Editor: Gun Control

Letter To The Editor: Gun Control
March 21, 2019

A little over one year ago the editorial staff at Old Gold & Black wrote an opinion piece  entitled “Gun Violence in the U.S. Needs to be Better Addressed.” The article started a conversation...

Letter To The Editor: Diversity At Wake Forest

Letter To The Editor: Diversity At Wake Forest
March 7, 2019

In response to the “Editorial Board Reflects On Allman, Pittard Photos” staff editorial, I would like the editors to ask the administration and those involved selecting and admitting students to the...

Letter To The Editor: Political Correctness

Letter To The Editor: Political Correctness
February 28, 2019

To the Editor of the Old Gold & Black, I fear that our university has become intoxicated with political correctness, and it has impaired our ability to rationalize. In recent days, our undergraduate...

Letter To The Editor: Antisemitism Resolution

Letter To The Editor: Antisemitism Resolution
February 28, 2019

To the Editor of the Old Gold & Black, Wake Forest University’s Student Government is to be commended for its recent adoption of an antisemitism resolution. Coming on the heels of the Tree of Life...

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