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Recruitment rules

Anna Aguillard September 17, 2016

BIG CHANGES, LITTLE TIME-- By Anna Aguillard, staff writer For the nearly 60 percent of Wofford women involved in Greek Life, returning to school in the fall has traditionally meant miraculously relocating...

Lease agreement controversy continues, Greek fraternities seek legal counsel

Anna Aguillard May 10, 2016

Last Friday, May 6, a letter was sent to Wofford’s Board of Trustees concerning the controversial Greek Village lease agreements. The letter was written by Nelson Mullins attorney and alumnus Mathew...

From left to right – Carlyn Fralick, Jennifer Karl, Maddie Dunkle, Ansley Pair, Annie Jones, Tori McDonald, Meredith Ginn, Christine Henricks, Taylor Till and Maria Kapousidis smile on the first day of their last year at Wofford.

Class of 2016 on classes, culture and community

Anna Aguillard April 26, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer The Class of 2016 has seen a lot in its four years at Wofford. It has witnessed the retirement of President Bernie Dunlap and the inauguration of President Nayef Samhat...

Petition to “make substantial changes to Wofford’s lease agreements with Greek Life” surfaces

Petition to “make substantial changes to Wofford’s lease agreements with Greek Life” surfaces

Anna Aguillard April 25, 2016

By Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer At around 3 p.m., a petition was posted online requesting Wofford’s administration to address growing campus concern regarding the lease agreements for the new fraternity...

Wofford’s bell tower is rarely seen, but the WAC-sponsored competition would give students an exclusive look at this hidden gem.

WAC sponsors competition for trip to Old Main bell tower

Anna Aguillard April 12, 2016

By: Annaymous, Senior Writer To deter the recent influx of students attempting to break into the legendary bell tower of Old Main, WAC will host a campus-wide competition to select five students who will...

The Galleria is the prime location for the upcoming drink replacements.

College moves to replace all soft drinks with flat soda water

Anna Aguillard April 12, 2016

By: Annaymous, Senior Writer The College has recently revealed that the flat and syrup-less soft drinks at the soda fountain in Phase V are part of an ongoing effort by the college to rid the entire campus...

Stille said that there is “no denying” that scores have declined some, but he cautions students from “sounding a warning” at reports of lower SAT scores.

Admissions Office explains SAT score decline

Anna Aguillard March 22, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer In late February, the Old Gold and Black reported admissions data showing that Wofford’s first-year SAT scores have been declining in recent years, and now fall lower...

This advertisement was used to recruit new members to Campus Union.

Considering Campus Union?

Anna Aguillard March 22, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer As the Petition for Campus Election deadline is set for April 5, 2016, Campus Union’s Campus Relations Chair Lauren Cabe invited the Old Gold and Black to sit in on...

Melvin interviews Samhat, Jeffrey, Lawson and Shannon during an MSNBC bit on the South Carolina primaries.

Live, local, breaking news

Anna Aguillard March 8, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer On Friday, Feb. 19, alumnus and board member Craig Melvin visited Wofford for a reason wholly unconnected to the semi-annual board meeting .With an MSNBC media truck...

The Wofford College Board of Trustees consists of 31 members and meets in the fall and spring. Photo courtesy of Wofford College.

Board of Trustees meets with students

Anna Aguillard March 8, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, Wofford’s board of trustees met directly with current students for the college’s first formally-organized Student-Board Engagement Forum. The...

Could the incoming class’s lower SAT scores start a trend at Wofford?

Wofford’s average SAT scores fall

Anna Aguillard February 23, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer In comparison to other colleges in South Carolina, Wofford has always been known to be one of the more academically rigorous educational institutions. Its small class...

Freshmen Kendall Hinson, Elena Helmers-Wegman, Katie Littleton and Morgan Schrader Ring in the New Bids during the formal bid day ceremony in Leonard Auditorium.

Wofford holds first annual spring recruitment

Anna Aguillard February 23, 2016

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer Over the weekend of Feb. 12, Wofford Greek organizations held their first-ever formal recruitment - in the spring. Although the houses are yet to be finished (the projected...

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