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Thanks For Coming, But Where Have You Been?

Addie Lawrence June 21, 2020

The hashtag “#BlackoutTuesday” garnered 28.8 million posts on Instagram. In practice, millions of black squares were posted on Tuesday, June 2 to show support for Black Americans facing police brutality.  Who...

Dean Bigger releases response regarding Greek Village

Addie Lawrence and Addie Lawrence April 28, 2016

--SOME HOUSES TO OPEN UNDER SHORT-TERM AGREEMENTS By Addie Lawrence and Elaine Best On April 28, Dean Roberta Bigger released an official response to the Old Gold and Black regarding controversy surrounding...

 Neely showcases an exhibit in Spartanburg Methodist College’s Ellis Hall.

Neely to leave Wofford

Addie Lawrence April 26, 2016

By: Addie Lawrence, Editor Kris Neely, assistant dean of studio art and program coordinator, will leave Wofford at the end of the 2016 spring semester. In the fall, he will begin his new position as professor...

Addie and Elaine take a break from the student editors’ workshop to calm down their swooning. Here, they ruin a beautiful photo of the view from the New York Times building.

Editor Adventures

Addie Lawrence April 26, 2016

By: Addie Lawrence and Elaine Best, Editors E: Over spring break, Addie and I were invited to the New York Times’ annual student editors’ workshop, where we got to hang out with student editors from...

 “Campus is not a safe space,” President Sambrerro declared, releasing wolves onto campus. His statement followed an announcement by Provost Dennis Wiseguy that he was cutting tenure in all departments.

Provost cuts tenure in revolutionary exit

Addie Lawrence April 12, 2016

By: Maddie Walrus, Editor Provost Dennis Wiseguy cut tenure in all departments in an unprecedented move during an address to the College on April 4. His act marks the first time in collegiate history...

Don’t let their smiles fool you; these editors are enemies, fighting for the right to the One True Editor.

Editor Adventures

Addie Lawrence April 12, 2016

By: Addie Lawrence, Elaine Best and Rainbow Bubbles, Editors A: I always knew this battle would be coming. As they say, never work with your friends. So why would you work with your enemy? It’s been...

President Nayef Samhat enjoys breakfast during the editorial board meeting as he discusses rising tuition, turnover in The Space and other student controversies.

You asked, he answered

Addie Lawrence March 22, 2016

Compiled By: Addie Lawrence, Editor The Old Gold and Black sat down with President Nayef Samhat for an on-the-record editorial board meeting, asking questions from staff and those submitted by the Wofford...

Editor Elaine Best and Maggie Sessoms ‘16 hangout with Honest Abe in Charleston, S.C. (left) while
editor Addie Lawrence steers her life toward complete and total destruction in Baltimore, M.D.(right)

Editor adventures

Addie Lawrence March 21, 2016

By: Elaine Best and Addie Lawrence, Editors E: In a rare occurrence of all history, space and time, Addie and I happened to be apart for longer than 24 hours. A: I spent the weekend in Baltimore, Maryland. E:...

From left, Nina Rochester, a sweet transvestite from transsexual Transylvania, Addie Lawrence and Elaine Best smile in terror after the show.

Editor adventures

Addie Lawrence March 8, 2016

  By: Addie Lawrence and Elaine Best, Editors E: There is a strange tradition that accompanies the cult classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The movie, while ridiculous enough on its...

Students gathered at the Black and Gold Ball stand in groups or dance with partners.

Bands don’t make us dance

Addie Lawrence March 8, 2016

By: Jonathan Franklin, Senior Writer, Addie Lawrence, Editor When it comes to music, bands at Wofford events tend to hit a single note - that is, according to students. Shagging music is the genre of...

Editor Addie Lawrence secretly stabs Editor Elaine Best in the back on their “fun” winter hike to see water falling over a few rocks.

Editor Adventures

Addie Lawrence February 23, 2016

By: Elaine Best and Addie Lawrence, Editors E: In a constant effort to off me and become the One True Editor, Addie invited me on an adventure to observe some waterfalls in DuPont State Forest. I had...

“So many students have animals, that just to learn more about a little creature that’s running around your house, and their world, is a benefit,” says Heidi Campbell-Robinson, of Carl Safina’s presentation on the inner life of animals.

The inner world of animals

Addie Lawrence February 12, 2016

BESTSELLING AUTHOR CARL SAFINA TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT USC UPSTATE-- By Addie Lawrence, Editor Have you ever wondered what thoughts bounce around a dog’s head or how cats express their feelings? On...

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