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Cammille Tericina ‘26 Ava Cox ‘27.
Students enjoy the bubbles at spring fest this year! The event was yet again a success!

WAC’s Spring Weekend evolves into Spring Fest

Catherine Lesesne and Katie Kirk May 14, 2024

To kick off final exam season and celebrate a long semester of work at Wofford, the Wofford Activities Council (WAC) celebrated its annual Spring Weekend, now dubbed “Spring Fest,” with a variety of...

“There is nothing more precious to your parents than your lives”

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor May 14, 2024

On Apr. 28, 300 Wofford students and Spartanburg community members joined together to raise awareness for mental health. The event was held in memory of Cameron Pappas, who died by suicide in 2015....

The Innocence and Justice Conference took place on Wofford’s campus on May 3rd. 
At the conference, many passionate lawyers, as well as an individual who had been wrongfully-convicted, shared their experiences and spread awareness about the issue.

Innocence & Justice Conference looks toward a brighter future for South Carolina

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

On May 3, over a hundred attendees gathered to bear witness to Fernando Bermudez sharing his story. Bermudez spent 18 years of his life in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Accused of a murder, Bermudez...

Bryce Corriston ‘25 is taking his 5th year to continue his athletic career in the Fall.
Corriston ‘25 is the Quarterback for the Terriers.

Insight into next year’s 5th year football athletes

Abby Taylor, Contributing Writer May 14, 2024

The National Collegiate Athletics Association gives its student athletes four years of eligibility to play their respective sports. Most students' eligibility is used during their, usually first, four...

Wofford Live presented opener, Nordista Freeze and band, Sun Room at Wofford’s annual Spring Fest. 
Students gathered at the most anticipated festival of the year and were able to see Nordista Freeze and Sun Room perform.

Wofford Live brings Sun Room and Nordista Freeze to perform for Spring Concert

Madison Bush, Contributing Writer May 14, 2024

On Friday, Apr. 26, Wofford Live hosted their annual Spring Concert. This year the committee brought the bands Sun Room and Nordista Freeze to perform in the horseshoe. Wofford Live is a committee that...

Wofford recognizes its administrative professionals

Catherine Lesesne, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

Administrative Professionals Day is a national holiday that falls on April 24. Wofford’s administrative professionals perform many tasks behind the scenes that help the inner workings of college run...

Students Walton Jolly ‘24 and Sadie Saunders ‘24 join their class for their class photo.
The senior class photo, like those that line the walls of the Mungo student center, is one of Wofford’s Commencement traditions.

An ode to the Class of 2024: You made it!

Nola Webb, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

As the 2023-2024 academic year comes to a close, Wofford’s seniors prepare for their final moments as Terriers. For many members of the Class of 2024, a group uniquely impacted by many challenges across...

Joey Kimberling ‘25 takes a call on his shift working at the IT Department. 
The IT Department works to make students’ lives easier, helping solve problems with computers, WiFi, and TV signals.

How has computer safety at Wofford changed?

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor May 14, 2024

In 2022, Wofford saw a dramatic increase in online scams. The IT department decided to make campus-wide changes to address these problems, such as two-factor authentication. While originally these changes...

Three Wofford students selected to intern at the Aspen Institute

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

The Aspen Institute out of Colorado has chosen three Wofford students for their summer internship this year. Lily Wiley ‘25, Tatum Mogck ‘25 and Miles Mascot ‘25 will intern at this nonprofit organization...

The Senior Village is one of Wofford’s largest selling points, however, will it remain that way, if not all seniors get to live there?

Is Wofford still residential?

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor May 14, 2024

Reflecting on their tour of the college, upperclassmen at the college recall the appeal of Wofford. Tour guides excitedly strolled around the campus, pointing out the walkability of the campus and close...

Wofford Old Gold and Black has announced its staff for the upcoming year!
We are so excited for what is to come with our new staff!

Passing the torch

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2024

I have never procrastinated writing an article like I am this one. Leaving The Old Gold & Black has got to be the hardest part about graduating Wofford, and I am struggling to put into words what this...

Jazzy Jeferson ‘24 is the first Wofford athlete to receive an NIL deal. 
Jefferson partnered with Sully’s Steamers for her deal.

Jazzy Jefferson’s journey with NIL deals

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor April 30, 2024

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently began allowing Name Image and Likeness (NIL) deals for college athletes in 2021. Before the ruling, athletes were forced to choose between professional...

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