The Student News Site of Wofford College

Old Gold & Black

Breaking News
  • Issue 12 Out Now! Good Luck with Exams and Safe Travels!

Old Gold & Black

Old Gold & Black

One of the most popular Greek Week events, the sorority lip sync battle happened on April 10, 2024. 
Throughout Greek Week, the Greek organizations compete against each other in various events to raise money for a nonprofit organization.

Greek organizations band together for a greater cause

Nola Webb, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Upon returning from spring break, Wofford’s Greek community immediately jumped into action for this year’s annual “Greek Week.”  While this event usually brings out an overwhelmingly prideful...

Women’s health from Spartanburg to Tanzania

Women’s health from Spartanburg to Tanzania

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

What stemmed from a discussion about birth control flourished into a movement surrounding the discourse on women’s health. The Wofford Women’s Health Coalition is in full swing and wants to get more...

Students Kaelyn Emon ‘24 and Caroline Watson ‘24 discuss future plans of the Innocence Project at Wofford. On Dec. 7, there was a letter writing opportunity for students to write holiday cards to those incarcerated.

How the South Carolina Innocence Initiative is educating people on wrongful convictions

Abigail Taylor, Contributing writer December 12, 2023

Wofford houses many different clubs and organizations that students can be a part of. One of these organizations is the South Carolina Innocence Initiative, I, which was started last academic year. Kaelyn...

For The Kids!

Madison Bush, Contributing writer November 28, 2023

During Delta Delta Delta’s second annual Gold Week, from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10, the sisters of Tri Delta  raised money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Since 1999, Tri Delta...

Wofford comes together to raise money for ZTA Shagathon. ZTA’s annual Shag-AThon took place Wednesday, Oct. 25.

ZTA hosts annual Shag-A-Thon to raise money for breast cancer

Morgan McDermott and Madison Bush November 7, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Zeta Tau Alpha hosted their 14th annual Shag-A-Thon. The Shag-A-Thon is an event to raise money for breast cancer awareness.  After buying an entry meal ticket, guests were able...

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...

Members of the Wofford Lacrosse team visit Carolina Miracle League. The members played a game of baseball with the League.

Wofford sports volunteer with Carolina Miracle League

Maddie Ayers and Morgan McDormott October 10, 2023

Wofford College sports teams are given the opportunity each year as a part of the student-athlete committee (SAC) to supervise kids for the Carolina Miracle League. The Carolina Miracle League is a local...

Sophia Senior ‘27 and students in Wofford Companions work with special needs individuals in the community. Wofford Companions holds multiple events throughout each semester.

Warming hearts around the community

Blythe Jowers, Contributing Writer October 10, 2023

Special needs adults come to Wofford to enjoy an event full of acceptance, creativity, and full hearts. It’s their favorite time of the month, and it’s all thanks to the organization Wofford Companions. Wofford...

Photo by Caroline Parker - The opening ceremony of the 2023 Greek Week. The Lion Soccer Academy leadership team delivered a brief overview of their philanthropy.

Wofford Panhellenic and IFC partner with the Lion Soccer Academy for Greek Week 2023

McAlpin Ott March 28, 2023

Wofford Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council have partnered with Lion Soccer Academy to be the 2023 Greek Week philanthropy. Lion Soccer Academy was started in 2015, but the idea was planted...

Photo courtesy of @wocomeaningfulconnections on Instagram -
Meaningful Connections held their first meeting in Acorn Cafe. They spent their first meeting writing cards.

Impact of first-year students on Wofford’s campus

Katie Kirk March 28, 2023

Wofford College has always brought in leaders. The 2022-2023 first-years have been no exception, starting organizations and initiatives across campus, including community service organizations, special...

Load More Stories
Donate to Old Gold & Black
Our Goal