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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

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...

Willie Coles Between Body and Soul was purchased on the 2021 buying trip.

A daily intervention

April 12, 2023

Kayla Amador (‘19) was one of those kids who scribbled on the walls. She remembers that, instead of yelling at her, her mother would say “We should take her to art school!”  So when Amador arrived...

According to University Art Curator Dr. Jennifer Finkel, it is difficult to teach from artwork in the Reece Collection because it is hung in often-busy hallways.

Everywhere and nowhere

April 12, 2023

With public art, one of the first challenges to think about is contextualization. In a museum, works can tell a story, but in hallways, Finkel says there’s no way for the works to be in dialogue with...

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