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

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
Student-athletes utilize their athletic and academic experiences in college to propel them to graduate school. Basketball players Alexis Tomlin ’22 (left) and Alea Harris ’22 (right) forewent their extra year of eligibility to pursue graduate degrees.

Terrier student-athletes conquer, prevail and persist to graduate school

Jay Stevens May 10, 2022

As a part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, every Division I student-athlete was granted an additional year of athletic eligibility to mitigate the...

Photo by Paulina Veremchuk.
The Northside Apartments are one of the crowning achievements of the Milliken Sustainability Initiative. This project is part of Wofford’s campus-wide sustainability efforts.

Earth Day celebrations and campus sustainability efforts

Jay Stevens April 26, 2022

The students that serve as a part of Campus Union’s Facilities and Sustainability Subcommittee worked to plan events leading up to and on Earth Day, which occurred on Friday, April 22. The committee...

Photo courtesy of Julia Richardson.
Members of Alpha Phi Omega and other Wofford students congregate during their fundraiser. The event was held March 1 and raised money and awareness for the Ukraine situation.

Wofford service fraternity organizes fundraiser for Ukraine crisis

Jay Stevens March 22, 2022

On March 1, 2022, Wofford’s chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, organized an event to raise money for UNICEF and to foster awareness for the current situation in Ukraine with...

Photo courtesy of Promise Henry.
Promise Henry ‘25 competes in the Miss Collegiate NC/SC Pageant on Feb. 20. Henry was crowned Miss Centurion in 2020 and hopes to organize a pageant and clothing drive at Wofford.

Wofford freshman hopes to bring beauty pageant, formal wear drive to campus

Jay Stevens March 8, 2022

On Feb. 20, 2022, Promise Henry ’25 competed in the Miss South Carolina/North Carolina Collegiate America Pageant at Converse University as Miss Wofford, the first in the college’s history. With pageant...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
The women’s lacrosse team practices on Feb. 8. The team opens its fifth season in program history Feb. 18 at home against Akron.

Seniors hope to lead women’s lacrosse team to new heights

Jay Stevens February 22, 2022

As the Wofford women’s lacrosse team puts the finishing touches on the preseason, the program’s lofty expectations for the season are not lost on the team, especially the senior class. The team is...

Photo by Annalee Hoffman.
Students, faculty and community members attend a screening of “En el nombre del litio.” The screening
included English subtitles and was followed by a panel discussion.

“En el nombre del litio”: An indigenous community’s call to action

Jay Stevens December 7, 2021

On Nov. 9, the Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MLLC) department hosted a screening of the documentary “En el nombre del litio.” The film, directed by Tián Cartier, premiered in Aug. 2021...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
Benjamin Johnson Arena functions as a gym for students and faculty. It is also the future meeting space for the Wofford Weightlifting Club once it is chartered.

A look into new clubs on campus and the chartering process

Jay Stevens November 16, 2021

As a liberal arts institution, Wofford inspires and encourages all students to pursue their interests through their majors, research, volunteer opportunities and student-led organizations. For many students,...

Author and intellectual Mustafa Akyol. Akyol spoke on campus Oct. 11 about tolerance and acceptance within and across religions. Photo courtesy of Cato Institute

Renowned scholar Mustafa Akyol gives lecture

Jay Stevens November 2, 2021

Wofford College welcomed scholar Mustafa Akyol to campus Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, for a lecture in Leonard Auditorium.  The talk, titled “An Islamic Case for Freedom and Tolerance,” touched...

Team Picture of the Wofford women’s basketball program. The team looks to improve upon a stellar season after busy individual summers. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki

Life in the Summer “Off-Season”

Jay Stevens October 19, 2021

Women’s basketball keeps busy outside of winter season For most Wofford students, summer break is a time to relax, spend time with friends and family, and for some, take summer courses or work an...

BJ Mack rises up for a dunk against UTC. Mack hopes to improve upon a stellar debut season where he averaged 6.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game with 5 starts. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

Mr. Worldwide? Try Mr. Southeast

Jay Stevens October 5, 2021

Athlete BJ Mack brings transfer experience to campus Charlotte, North Carolina; Mouth of Wilson, Virginia; Tampa, Florida; Spartanburg, South Carolina. What do these cities spotted across the Southeast...

The Piggly Wiggly renovation is expected to be completed this winter with a planned opening date of January 2022. The store will be opening in the space formerly occupied by Save A Lot. Photo courtesy of Anna Lee Hoffman.

Piggly Wiggly coming soon to Spartanburg

Jay Stevens September 21, 2021

City of Spartanburg announces new Southside grocery store After more than two years of vacancy, the City of Spartanburg has announced that Piggly Wiggly will move into the storefront formerly occupied...

Load More Stories
Donate to Old Gold & Black
$0
$500
Contributed
Our Goal