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 A full serving of three years with the Old Gold & Black

Madeline Brewer November 29, 2022

I remember chatting with a friend back in Nov. 2019 about how excited I was to have won Old Gold & Black’s Halloween horror short story contest, and how I hoped that would get my foot in the door...

OG&Bs 2022-2023 editorial team; (L to R) Brandi Wylie, Julia Allen, and Madeline Brewer. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.

A Fortnight in the life of OG&B

Madeline Brewer September 27, 2022

A fortnight, for those only familiar with the video game, is a period of two weeks. Though you’ve probably run into only a handful of instances in your life where you needed to schedule something...

Yak attack?

Sera Guerry October 5, 2021

How Wofford can hold its students accountable Most students, faculty, staff and administration have some familiarity with the reemergence of Yik Yak on campus this semester. There is no doubt that...

The Old Gold & Black editorial team poses for Wofford Today. This year, they have worked to improve the quality of the paper as a voice for students. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

Creating Catharsis

Allison Sherman May 10, 2021

A farewell from the EIC Every two weeks for the past school year, I have written a letter from the editor. It’s never addressed to anyone but you, the reader, and you’ve been privy to quite a few...

The peace pole is on display in memory of lives lost in the Atlanta shooting. On March 25, WAAPI held a candlelight vigil inviting the Wofford community to mourn the lives lost in this tragedy. Photo courtesy of Allison Sherman.

The Two “Tions”

Allison Sherman April 2, 2021

The beauty behind community support at Wofford One helping of capellini pasta. Four cloves of garlic, minced. One teaspoon of red pepper flakes. Parsley, to taste. These are some of the ingredients...

South Carolina Governor Henry Mcmaster. On Feb. 7, McMaster made the decision to move teachers to a later category on the state vaccine distribution plan. Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Jerry Boffen, U.S. Army National Guard.

Seeing Red For Ed

Allison Sherman February 17, 2021

The disappointing treatment of education in SC “The teachers who still refuse to work at this point are all the worst ones anyway. They've helpfully weeded themselves out. Fire them all and get the...

Last week, rainbow lights lit Old Main to represent all groups within the LGBT+ community. “What remains unlit?” is the question being asked.

Where’s The Light And How Long’s The Tunnel?

Jacob Hollifield October 20, 2020

LGBT+ History Month in context Imagine explaining to Benjamin Wofford that the rainbow shone across Old Main last week was not in refer- ence to Genesis 9, but rather a sect of sodomites, as he would...

If you need me this year, you’ll find me on my porch.

If Walls Could Talk

Meghan Daniel October 10, 2019

Bittersweet doesn’t begin to define what seniors are already experiencing  Fletcher Magee. Wendi Nix. Craig Melvin. William McGirt. Jerry Richardson.    If you’re reading...

Being in the majority vs. staying in the majority

Contributing Writer March 27, 2018
Joining the conversation on diversity and inclusion as a member of the racial majority
Op-ed response to Afrofuturism and Faculty Exhibition

Op-ed response to Afrofuturism and Faculty Exhibition

Essence Buckman February 27, 2018
How it inspired and intrigued me
Senior year decisions

Senior year decisions

Essence Buckman November 14, 2017
Can seniors have their plans intact after graduation?
Op-Ed: Let us not forget about our mental health

Op-Ed: Let us not forget about our mental health

Essence Buckman October 31, 2017
Encouraging more Black students to focus on self-care
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