The Student News Site of Wofford College

Old Gold & Black

Breaking News
  • Issue 12 Out Now! Good Luck with Exams and Safe Travels!

Old Gold & Black

Old Gold & Black

Henkel concludes 12 years of offering students new perspectives at Wofford

Cameron Carsten May 18, 2023

Zachary Davis, associate professor of chemistry, has been taking a sabbatical by teaching a half load of courses this year. That doesn’t mean he won’t be busy this summer, though. Davis has been...

Photo by Haley Hirter - Anna Cooper ‘25 and Hannah Hyatt ‘26 read the menu at Cribbs Kitchen.
Students are able to use their Terrier Bucks off campus at restaurants such as
Cribbs Kitchen.

Terrier Bucks do so much more!

Cameron Carsten May 2, 2023

Terrier Bucks are an interesting aspect of life at Wofford. The average student gets $270 dollars a year to spend before the year is over at about five restaurants and a few spots on campus, while those...

Photo by Hailey Hirter - Wild Wings is permanently closed. The venue used for multiple Greek Life events closed this February.

No more Wild Wings for Greek Life

Cameron Carsten March 28, 2023

The Wild Wings location downtown had long been a traditional venue for Wofford’s Greek life, but that long-term relationship has come to its end. Earlier this year, the establishment announced its...

Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki -
 The Sandor Teszler Library’s Ground Floor.

State Censorship could hinder education for Wofford College

Cameron Carsten March 14, 2023

Censorship and banning of books have long been discussed among Republican-led states over the last few years. This trend is largely fueled by online activity on social media sites such as Twitter and...

Photo by Cameron Carsten
Performance stage at Rockers Brewery & Co. This is one of many local stages that Wofford musicians can travel to.

The sounds around town

Cameron Carsten February 28, 2023

Local Musicians and smaller touring bands can be an exciting part of any city, but the Wofford bubble may keep many students from knowing where all the places that display these acts can be found. From...

So what’s going on with the Student Debt Relief Program?

Cameron Carsten December 15, 2022

Student debt has been a pressing issue over the last couple of decades, as the amount of debt held by current and former students increases with the rising costs of college across the country.  One...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman
The Mary Black Rail Trail’s downtown extension is currently under construction. This extension could bring safer runs to Wofford athletes.

Will the Mary Black Rail Trail extension keep cross country runners safe?

Cameron Carsten November 29, 2022

Cross country athletes at Wofford College have to use surrounding Spartanburg trails for many different athletic training, including long runs and “easy run days” where they practice distance instead...

The Seal of Wofford’s Old Main, photo credit Jeremy Powers

Class of 2023 to provide funds for graduate exams

Cameron Carsten October 11, 2022

The class of 2023 discussed and vot- ed for their senior class gift during September. The majority of votes went towards a fund to help current and future students with graduate school tests. “(The...

The front of the Fretwell outdoor recreational space to be used for serving local
food trucks. Photo by Cameron Carsten.

Don’t fret, Fretwell is here

Cameron Carsten September 27, 2022

Spartanburg has seen a lot of growth in recent years, and that growth has begun to expand outside of the downtown area. One of these new developments, overlooking Spartanburg’s Mary Black Rail Trail,...

Pictured is the clock tower located in Downtown Spartanburg. Downtown Spartanburg serves as a great spot for finding local restaurants. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.

A guide to Wofford’s surrounding community

Cameron Carsten September 7, 2022

While the big chains like Domino’s, Target, McDonald’s and Walmart are part of the early first year experience, many of Spartanburg’s local places and businesses remain hidden until later into the...

Photo by Paulina Veremchuk and rendering courtesy of Spartanburg Downtown Apartments.
The buildings at 109 and 111 E. Main Street, Spartanburg in their current shape and the plans to renovate them into commercial and residential buildings.

Spartanburg looking to make changes

Cameron Carsten May 10, 2022

For many students, Spartanburg is merely part of Wofford’s four-year-long student experience, but for a few, it can become a lifelong home. Most graduates are looking for a city that has great job opportunities...

Photo by Paulina Veremchuk.
The Spartanburg Opportunity Center, located just minutes from Wofford’s campus.

Opportunity Center offers services to homeless people

Cameron Carsten April 26, 2022

Homelessness is a problem that many cities have to face, and they have faced it in a variety of more-or-less successful ways. One way Spartanburg is attempting to combat the problem of homelessness is...

Load More Stories
Donate to Old Gold & Black
Our Goal