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Struggling with StuPrint? Read below for advice from a printing guru!

Madeline Brewer March 28, 2023

“I can’t get StuPrint to work for me.” This statement above is the number-one complaint I get as a service desk employee at the library. The statement is usually followed by a student placing...

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The Roman Forum, as viewed from a lookout point in the Capitoline Museums. Without my CIEE program, I never could’ve photographed such a breathtaking view.

Studying abroad with CIEE, what it looks like

Madeline Brewer March 14, 2023

Anyone who was following my Instagram during the month of January likely saw my influx of posts about studying abroad in Rome, with a brief weekend trip to Paris. Though it was a life-changing experience...

The teaser for “Rocky Horror Show,” directed by Hailie Gold ‘23. The
 production will run during Interim on Jan. 26-28.
Photo courtesy of Hallie Gold

Shiver with anticipation…for Wofford’s “The Rocky Horror Show”

Madeline Brewer December 15, 2022

One year after directing “Fairytale Lives of Russian Women” as the Interim Pulp Theatre play, Hailie Gold ‘23 brings “Rocky Horror Show” to the Wofford campus. The comedy-horror story centers...

 A full serving of three years with the Old Gold & Black

Madeline Brewer November 29, 2022

I remember chatting with a friend back in Nov. 2019 about how excited I was to have won Old Gold & Black’s Halloween horror short story contest, and how I hoped that would get my foot in the door...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman
Students gathered for the first meeting of the organization, taking place on Oct. 3. This organization is encouraging advocacy for the injustices within the criminal justice system.

Education on exoneration: Introducing the Innocence & Justice Initiative

Madeline Brewer October 11, 2022

An article by the staff of Innocence Project asserted in its subheader that innocent Black people are 19 times more likely to be wrongly convicted of drug crimes. The article, “New Report High- lights...

OG&Bs 2022-2023 editorial team; (L to R) Brandi Wylie, Julia Allen, and Madeline Brewer. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.

A Fortnight in the life of OG&B

Madeline Brewer September 27, 2022

A fortnight, for those only familiar with the video game, is a period of two weeks. Though you’ve probably run into only a handful of instances in your life where you needed to schedule something...

The parking situation can be frustrating, according to some off-campus students. More about the pros and cons of off-campus living below. Photo by Madeline Brewer.

The Wofford experience from students living on and off campus

Madeline Brewer September 27, 2022

When attending college, students make the decision whether to takeadvantage of the living quarters provided by the school or to find their own, whether it be in a relative’s house or in an apartment...

The Wofford class of 2024 signature banner. Every year, first years will participate in signing their classs banner.

A senior’s college life tips for freshmen

Madeline Brewer August 31, 2022

If I had to make an educated guess, most of the advice you received prior to arriving at school focused on academic tips: how to study well, how to stop procrastinating, how to find your major, etcetera. As...

Photo courtesy of TigerLive.
The poster for the ninth annual TigerLive drag show, featuring drag queen Monét X Change. The show, as well as the responses to it, created controversy beyond the campus of Clemson University.

Clemson College Republicans statement on drag show sparks multi-campus debate

Madeline Brewer May 10, 2022

On April 10, the Clemson College Republicans released a statement via their Instagram account, @clemsoncollegerep. This statement addressed the ninth annual drag show put on by TigerLive, the entertainment...

Photo courtesy of Hailie Gold.
Kate Hamill’s theatre version of Pride and Prejudice will be presented Apr. 21-23 and 27-30 at 8pm

“Expect more ‘com’ than ‘rom:’” Wofford Theatre presents Pride and Prejudice

Madeline Brewer April 26, 2022

“It’s a breath of fresh air,” said Rachel Turner ’22. “It’s weird, but also nice, to return back to making art without feeling like there’s any additional stress that comes with doing a...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
The Light It Up Blue campaign has been used as the only autism awareness campaign in recent years at Wofford. However, other campaigns are often preferred by members of the autistic community.

Not just awareness, but acceptance: criticism of the Light It Up Blue campaign

Madeline Brewer April 26, 2022

I became aware of the changes in Autism Awareness Month at my old high school. They distributed “Buncombe County Schools Autism Acceptance” t-shirts, which featured a rainbow infinity symbol, instead...

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Ricky L. Jones led a webinar lecture on black studies and critical race theory on Feb. 16, addressing many questions people may have about teaching ethnic histories.

It’s not about political party, it’s about right and wrong

Madeline Brewer March 8, 2022

“Don’t let the idea of something being revolutionary scare you,” said Ricky L. Jones, professor of pan-African studies at the University of Louisville, during his Feb. 16 webinar on black history...

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