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Wofford recognizes its administrative professionals

Catherine Lesesne, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

Administrative Professionals Day is a national holiday that falls on April 24. Wofford’s administrative professionals perform many tasks behind the scenes that help the inner workings of college run...

Three Wofford students selected to intern at the Aspen Institute

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

The Aspen Institute out of Colorado has chosen three Wofford students for their summer internship this year. Lily Wiley ‘25, Tatum Mogck ‘25 and Miles Mascot ‘25 will intern at this nonprofit organization...

Wofford Old Gold and Black has announced its staff for the upcoming year!
We are so excited for what is to come with our new staff!

Passing the torch

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2024

I have never procrastinated writing an article like I am this one. Leaving The Old Gold & Black has got to be the hardest part about graduating Wofford, and I am struggling to put into words what this...

Headshot of Kristy Hammett. Hammett will join Wofford’s education department next year as assistant professor.

Education department hires a new professor

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024

Wofford College’s education department has been a one woman show since the late Ed Welchel, former chair and professor of education, retired in 2021. Since then, Senior Instructor of Education Christie...

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Internship experience just across N. Church St.

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Internship experience is something that many students aim for during their undergraduate years. Wofford’s Office of Marketing and Communications is the perfect outlet for this at Wofford.  The application...

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...

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