Old Gold & Black

2020-2021 Staff

Alexandra Karlinchak
Editor-in-Chief

Alexandra Karlinchak

Alexandra is a junior from Erie, Pennsylvania who is majoring in Politics & International Affairs and double minoring in Journalism and Psychology. In her spare time, you can catch her listening to podcasts, going on abnormally...

Ben Conroy
Print Managing Editor

Ben Conroy

Ben is a sophomore from Dayton, Ohio. He intends on majoring in Communication with a minor in Journalism. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing basketball and frequenting the campus Chick-fil-A.

Will Zimmerman
Online Managing Editor

Will Zimmerman

Will is a sophomore from New York. He began writing for the Old Gold & Black during his freshmen year as a staff writer, before being promoted to sports editor, and then online managing editor. You can find Will glued to the...

Charlie Benedict
Business Manager

Charlie Benedict

Charlie is a sophomore from Atlanta, GA majoring in Accountancy. Outside of school, he likes playing and watching most sports, soft blankets, and poptarts.   

Olivia Field
Senior Writer

Olivia Field

Olivia is a senior from Miami, Florida, who is majoring in Politics & International Affairs and minoring in English and French studies. In her spare time, you can find her scrolling through political twitter, watching obscure...

Emily Beauchamp
Senior Writer

Emily Beauchamp

Emily is a senior from Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is majoring in communication with minors in psychology and entrepreneurship. Emily is a proud member of her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta. She works part time as a waitress...

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Senior Writer

Elizabeth Maline

Elizabeth is a senior from Tenafly, NJ. You will often see her running across campus trying to make it to her next meeting, watching cable news on her laptop or daydreaming about where she would like to travel next. 

Rafael Lima
Senior Writer

Rafael Lima

Rafael is a senior from Natal, Brazil, who is majoring in Communication with minors in Journalism and Political Science. He is an avid sports fan, to the point of self-learning English to keep up with the news about his beloved...

Senior Writer

Jack Portman

Cate Pitterle
News Editor

Cate Pitterle

Cate Pitterle is a freshman from Cary, North Carolina. She can often be found exploring Winston-Salem, watching nostalgic movies on Disney+ or grabbing coffee and a croissant from Camino.

Aine Pierre
News Editor

Aine Pierre

Aine is a freshman from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She intends to major in Classics and Political Science. When not in the OGB office, you can find her watching Avatar: the Last Airbender with her friends, obsessively refreshing fi...

Essex Thayer
Sports Editor

Essex Thayer

Essex is a freshman from Baltimore, Maryland. He intends on majoring in Political Science with a minor in Journalism. In his free time, he enjoys cheering on the Ravens, Capitals, and watching the Deacs play.  

Sports Editor

Christina Denovio

Selinna Tran
Life Editor

Selinna Tran

Selinna Tran is currently a sophomore studying computer science and economics along with a minor in environmental studies. She love literature (Classics are the best), art, and alt rock music. Stay swag.   ...

Connor McNeely
Opinion Editor

Connor McNeely

Connor McNeely is a sophomore from Mooresville, North Carolina. He is majoring in English with a minor in Economics. In his free time you can find him swimming in the Reynolds Gym pool, looking longingly at the empt...

Julia Ochsenhirt
Assistant News Editor

Julia Ochsenhirt

Julia Ochsenhirt is a freshman from Richmond, Virginia and plans to double-major in English and Politics & International Affairs. In her spare time, you can find her curled up with a good book, blasting Taylor Swift in...

Jake Stuart
Assistant Sports Editor

Jake Stuart

Jake is a Freshman from Denver, Colorado, who intends to major in Business and minor in communications for Sports Broadcasting. In his free time, you can find him cheering on the Deacs and his Colorado Sports teams, fishing, watc...

Joe Cho
Assistant Life Editor

Joe Cho

Joe Cho is a sophomore from Jackson, New Jersey majoring in Biophysics and minoring in Mathematics. In his spare time, he loves to dabble in guitar, cook for his suitemates, and continue crafting his magnum opus, his or...

Katie Fox
Photography Editor

Katie Fox

Katie Fox is a sophomore from Northville, Michigan majoring in History and minoring in Secondary Education for Social Studies. Outside of the OGB, Katie is the social media manager for her a cappella group, Minor Variation, ...

Renting Cai
Digital Media Editor

Renting Cai

Renting Cai is originally from Shenzhen, China and now a senior at the Wake Forest University. He is the Digital Media Editor for OGB and enjoys delivering stories using multimedia methods, including creative combinations of texts,...

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