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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...

Sustainable Communities & Growing Passions

Emory Johnson, Blythe Jowers September 26, 2023

As second graders pile into the classroom, the excitement builds. It’s their favorite part of the week: Chef’s Club. Kate Wolcott ‘24 joined Dr. Alysa Handelsman’s “Building Sustainable Communities...

Blythe Jowers ‘27 stands by her bed in freshmen dorm. Jowers shares a connection with her grandfather who also attended Wofford College.

Finding her home away from home

Brandi Wylie, Editor in Chief September 26, 2023

Blythe Jowers ‘27 is a biology major from Chapin, South Carolina. She grew up listening to stories about her grandfather, Ronald Gregory Jowers ‘73, and his time at Wofford College, but she had no...

Photo courtesy of Walton Jolly - Group of seniors enjoying their final spring break.

Answers to Wofford questions: words from a senior

Julia Allen May 2, 2023

By the time you read this article, I will have 19 days left at Wofford College. It truly only feels like yesterday that I walked on this campus as a junior in high school during my spring break of college...

How to make the most of on-campus dining options

McAlpin Ott May 2, 2023

On-campus dining is a blessing and a curse. Not having to cook for yourself is convenient, but after a while you may start to crave some variety and the power to choose what you have for your meals. I...

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...

New staff on the block

Brandi Wylie February 28, 2023

Photo by Anna Lee HoffmanPictured are Aiden Lockhart ‘26, Addie Porter ‘26, Nick Ross ‘26, Nola Webb ‘26, Caroline Parker ‘26 and Catherine Lesesne ‘26, and Taylor Stingel ‘25. Not pictured...

Signing off for 2022: A semester-in-review from your beloved editor-in-chief

Brandi Wylie December 14, 2022

With the holiday season among us, many people take the time to be with friends and family, celebrating life and the past year.  I will be doing no different in this article, except I will be praising...

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