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OPINION: Is app culture a new staple in our college experience?

Nola Webb, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

Before this academic year even began, new and returning students were alerted of Wofford’s updated and digitized approach to student life. “Presence,” an app which has since been renamed to “Involve,”...

The Old Gold & Black wins eight 2023 South Carolina Press Association Awards

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2024

Knowing that Friday, April 12, was the last time I would attend the South Carolina Press Association’s collegiate awards ceremony and meeting was bittersweet. As a senior, I’ve found that I’ve recently...

Big shifts coming soon to Campus Union for the Class of 2026

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2024

Those who are currently serving as sophomore delegates for the Campus Union 2023-2024 assembly include Wilton Grice ’26, Eloise Hupfer ’26, Geneva Kowbeidu ’26, Caroline Parker ’26, Zion Sampson...

Scott Kull, Wofford’s new Athletic Director, met with student athletes for lunch.

Scott Kull: The new Director of Athletics

Abigail Taylor, Contributing Writer April 16, 2024

On Feb. 23, President Nayef Samhat announced that Scott Kull would be Wofford's next director of athletics, with Kull starting the position on April 1. Kull has now started his work as director of athletics,...

Charlotte Barker ‘24 was named Miss Wofford in the 2023 Miss Wofford Pageant

Miss Wofford Pageant returns to campus for its second year

Anna Kirby, Contributing Writer April 16, 2024

Wofford College is gearing up for its second annual Miss Wofford Pageant. The participants are set to take the stage on Sunday, April 21, at 6 pm in the Leonard Auditorium. Preparations are currently underway...

The state of artificial intelligence in higher education

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor April 16, 2024

The Chapman Lecture series is a series of academic lectures which are held annually and hosted by the Chapman Family faculty. Clayton Whisnant is the Chapman family professor of humanities specializing...

Wofford Psychology Society to bring speaker to campus

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

Kings, Queens, Dukes and Jesters are not what first come to mind when most people think of psychology, but 50 so years ago, it was exactly what Wofford students would envision. Wofford’s Psychology...

Quinton Stemler ‘26 fills out his FAFSA for the 2024-2025 school year.

Current “Issues” with FAFSA, causing students to not apply for or receive enough aid

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

In the past year, students have struggled with the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) being able to financially provide for them. FAFSA is the process where students apply to see if they qualify...

“Failure: A Love Story” opens at Wofford soon

Catherine Lesesne, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

The Wofford Theatre Department is excited to showcase their newest production, “Failure: A Love Story” by Philip Dawkins. Mark Ferguson, professor of theater and T.R. Garrison, chair of humanities,...

Wofford’s new beekeeping club could make a great environmental impact

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor April 16, 2024

Katherine Crum ‘27 has decided to bring a Beekeeping Club to the Goodall Environmental Studies Center. She did beekeeping before coming to Wofford and wanted to maintain her interest while contributing...

Women in power: Campus Union’s newest female president

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

For the first time in 14 years, Wofford’s newest Campus Union President is a woman. But, that is not all that Marga Van Der Linde ‘25 wants to be known for. She is proud to be able to represent many...

Dr Valde instructs students in her upper level philosophy class, Mind, Bodies, And Selves.

Philosophy adding variety for majors

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor March 18, 2024

Beginning in the Fall 2024 semester, changes made to the structure of the philosophy department’s requirements could help make the major a more desirable, flexible and consistent program of study. James...

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