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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...

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,...

Disinformation in the Digital Space

Madison Bush, Contributing Writer March 12, 2024

On Feb. 21, Darren Linvill, co-director of media forensics at Clemson University, visited Wofford to educate students on disinformation. Linvill and his team at Clemson have been studying disinformation...

Hathcock’s journey in public health from Terrier to Tarheel

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

Since her graduation last year, Emily Hathcock ‘23 has taken postgraduate life by the horns. Hathcock went on to pursue a career in public health at the University of North Carolina with a masters in...

Review of “Almost, Maine”: Introspective and all-over gorgeous

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

If you had told me before I walked in to watch Wofford Theatre’s production of “Almost, Maine” that I would have almost cried by the time I walked out, I'm not sure if I would have believed you.  “Almost,...

McNally Sowell ‘26 utilizes the gluten free refrigerator in Burwell dining hall. 
Burwell offers various food options for students that do not eat gluten.

A survey of dining options for students with gluten intolerance

Nola Webb, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Since its recent reconstruction, Burwell Dining Hall has been praised for its diverse array of food options that cater to many different dietary needs. However, for some students, on-campus dining and...

Craig Melvin ‘01 visited Wofford College in Oct. 2022, speaking with members of The Old Gold & Black.

Craig Melvin ’01 named 2023 Kappa Sigma Man of the Year

Brandi Wylie, Editor in Chief November 28, 2023

Craig Melvin ’01 was a member of Wofford College’s Alpha-Nu chapter of Kappa Sigma during his years as a student at Wofford College. Recently, he was recognized as the 2023 Kappa Sigma Man of the...

Student Liana Giannopoulos ‘25 enters into Wightman Hall. On Oct. 16, the fire alarms went off in the Wightman pavilion, and the water had to be shut off due to problems with the water pump.

OPINION: Wightman water pump issues show a lack of proper communication

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor November 7, 2023

Around 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 16, the fire alarm in Wightman Residence Hall went off. This alarming noise forced all residents to evacuate the building well before many were expecting to get out of bed.  Students...

The Old Gold & Black gives back to the community

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

As the temperatures drop, those in need around the community will rely on others more and more. Because of this need from the community and the desire to give back, The Old Gold & Black is working...

Packed parking lots like this have become a common sight on Woffords Campus in recent weeks.

Addressing Wofford’s parking problem

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor October 24, 2023

On Oct. 6, Clemson News reported that their university’s board of trustees approved a new on-campus parking garage to meet the growing parking shortage as the number of students continues to increase. While...

Wofford students stand in line at the Greek Village on Sept. 30. Students must have the barcode on their Presence app scanned to enter the Greek Village.

Presence App changes the game for campus event management

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor October 10, 2023

This semester, the Office of Campus Life and Student Development launched a new management system for both on-campus and off-campus events. The Presence App, also called Terrier Hub, has overtaken the...

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