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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

Boopie Miller (0) dribbles near half-court while being guarded by Notre Dame’s Markus Burton (3). Burton had 31 points in the matchup. (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

Wake Forest fails to finish against Notre Dame, falls 70-65

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor February 28, 2024

“It's been the same story for us on the road pretty much the entire year,” Wake Forest Head Coach Steve Forbes said after his team’s away loss on Tuesday night.  It was once again a game of two...

Dispensaries with an assortment of menstrual products have been placed in various buildings across campus such as the LGBTQ+ Center in Benson University Center (pictured).

Student Government and the Women’s Center start the Menstrual Access Project

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor November 30, 2023

It can happen anywhere. It can happen at any time. You’re sitting in class and suddenly, you just know. Discreetly, you rise out of your seat and make your way to the door while strategically trying...

Rhett Lowder was the Demon Deacons highest pick in the draft, going to the Cincinnati Reds in the first round.

Controversial call leads to Demon Deacon victory in game 1

June 11, 2023

Note: The first pitch was delayed from noon to 2:15 p.m. after ESPN producer Kyle Brown died before the game. The Old Gold & Black’s thoughts and prayers are with Brown’s family and loved ones. Emotions...

The Demon Deacons celebrate after a Bennett Lee solo home run.

Demon Deacons mash nine home runs en route to Omaha

June 11, 2023

After squeaking by the Crimson Tide yesterday on a controversial, game-changing call, Wake Forest made no doubt of today’s 22-5 win to punch their ticket to the College World Series. “It’s a big...

2022-2023 in review

2022-2023 in review

Editorial Board April 27, 2023

Read the Old Gold & Black section editor's summation of the 2022-2023 school year.

The Sports section covered a successful season for Wake Forest sports, including for football, which won the Gasparilla Bowl.


Ian Steffensen, Aaron Nataline, and Sean Kennedy April 27, 2023

This year has been a tremendous experience for the Old Gold & Black sports section as our writers have been able to cover one of the most successful years in Demon Deacon athletics history. Extraordinary...

The life section featured coverage on our generations preeminent artists, like Ice Spice.


James Watson and Adam Coil April 27, 2023

This past year, the Life section underwent great change. In the spring, we said goodbye to Life Editor Josie Scratchard, who moved on to greener pastures and became the Old Gold & Black’s Copy Chief....

For Features, Christa Dutton investigated the Mark H. Reece Collection of Student-Acquired Contemporary Art.


Isabella Romine and Chase Bagnall-Koger April 27, 2023

This year marks the second year of the Features section, whose focus is the exceptional students, faculty and alumni of Wake Forest University and their achievements. We strive to cover campus-centric...

In Fall 2022, News covered protest posters put up by Chinese international students  to protest the election of Xi Jinping and China’s COVID-19 policies.


Maddie Stopyra and Daniel Parolini April 27, 2023

The 2022-23 academic year presented students with a different set of challenges from previous years. For most students, the past year has offered what might be described as a “return to normalcy” as...

Earlier this semester, the environment section covered a tour of rocks on campus.


Addison Schmidt, Environment Editor April 27, 2023

Over the course of the 2022-23 academic year, the Old Gold & Black expanded the paper’s environmental coverage from a beat in the features section, to its own one-page section to a fully-fledged...

Multiple writers for the Opinion section wrote critiques of Greek life.


Shaila Prasad and Lauren Carpenter April 27, 2023

This year, the Opinion section went through several changes while also introducing fresh perspectives, all while our writers came out with some inspiring articles.  First and foremost, we held Wake...

For Features, Christa Dutton investigated the Mark H. Reece Collection of Student-Acquired Contemporary Art.

Art among us

April 12, 2023

The student art-buying trip is one of the most unique experiences Wake Forest has to offer. It all started in 1963 when Wake Forest’s Dean of Men and College Union Adviser Mark Reece and faculty members...

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