Old Gold & Black

The Biological Science Behind Falling In Love

The Biological Science Behind Falling In Love
February 14, 2019

As you peruse the sea of written loving sentiments lining the greeting card aisle of Target, trying to decide on the perfect prose to give to your partner for Valentine’s Day, you may be wondering how...

Wake Forest School Of Law Goes Green

The Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University houses the Babcock Graduate School of Management and the Wake Forest School of Law.
February 14, 2019

On July 1, 2019, environmental lawyer Scott Schang will join Wake Forest School of Law as Professor of the Practice of environmental law. He will also be the director of an innovative, non-litigation clinic...

Under Pressure: Deflation Affects Football

Under Pressure: Deflation Affects Football
February 7, 2019

Super Bowl LIII was last Sunday, and the New England Patriots won against the Los Angeles Rams for their sixth NFL championship. The Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting event in America, and even though...

Exploring How Vegetarianism Affects The Body

Exploring How Vegetarianism Affects The Body
February 7, 2019

Whether it be because of religious beliefs, ethical dilemmas or just plain dietary preferences, vegetarianism and veganism are a growing trend throughout the United States. Wake Forest’s campus boasts...

Drought Impacts Plant Hydraulics And Survival

Drought Impacts Plant Hydraulics And Survival
February 7, 2019

Plant physiologist Dan Johnson spoke about “Fire and drought impacts on tree physiology and survival” to approximately 40 students and faculty in the Biology Department on Feb. 4. Johnson earned his...

Why You Should Be Thankful For Salt This Winter

Why You Should Be Thankful For Salt This Winter
January 31, 2019

At the end of last semester, there was a snow storm that left approximately 10 inches of snow on the Wake Forest campus. In preparation for the snow, you might remember salt being spread on sidewalks,...

Zoologist Showcases Work With Camera Traps

Zoologist Showcases Work With Camera Traps
January 31, 2019

Zoologist Roland Kays delivered the first Monday seminar of the semester to approximately 40 students and faculty in the Biology department on Jan. 28. His topic, “Making the most of wildlife ‘big...

Got Caffeine? Here’s What Your Daily Dose Does

Got Caffeine? Here's What Your Daily Dose Does
January 24, 2019

Caffeine, the most commonly used psychoactive drug, is found in soft drinks, chocolate, tea and coffee. It is of special importance to college students, as it simulates our central nervous system and helps...

Numerous Summer Research Fellowship Opportunities Available To Students

Numerous Summer Research Fellowship Opportunities Available To Students
January 24, 2019

It is nearing the end of January, which means that almost every Wake Forest student has a tab open on their ThinkPad searching for some variation of “summer internship.” However, an internship or summer...

The Real Reasons Behind Why You Binge-Watch

The Real Reasons Behind Why You Binge-Watch
January 17, 2019

After an exhausting day of facing the hardships and monotony of reality, from doing laundry to going to class, there is no escape quite like Netflix. Or Hulu. Or Amazon Video. Or HBOGo. No matter which...

Smurfs Or Science? Here’s Why The Sky Is Blue

Smurfs Or Science? Here's Why The Sky Is Blue
January 17, 2019

On the first day of my cell biology class, my professor posed a frivolous question: “Why is the sky blue?” The joking answer she gave — “Smurfs are in the sky!” — was part of her anecdote about...

Want That “A”? Science Shows Sleeping Can Help

Want That
December 6, 2018

There are a couple of key staples to finals week at Wake Forest. You can count on subpar midnight food the library offers, anti-stress puppies on campus to lick away your worries for two minutes, and —...

Load more stories
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"
Science & Technology