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The Southeastern Immigration Studies Association held its annual conference on Wofford’s campus April 19th-20th.  
This year’s SEISA conference theme was “Movement, Disruptions, and Opportunities: Stories of Migration”

Wofford students research on immigration studies

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor April 30, 2024

The annual Southeastern Immigration Studies Association’s (SEISA) conference took place in the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts during the weekend of Apr. 19 and Apr. 20.  The conference...

Big shifts coming soon to Campus Union for the Class of 2026

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2024

Those who are currently serving as sophomore delegates for the Campus Union 2023-2024 assembly include Wilton Grice ’26, Eloise Hupfer ’26, Geneva Kowbeidu ’26, Caroline Parker ’26, Zion Sampson...

Wofford’s new beekeeping club could make a great environmental impact

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor April 16, 2024

Katherine Crum ‘27 has decided to bring a Beekeeping Club to the Goodall Environmental Studies Center. She did beekeeping before coming to Wofford and wanted to maintain her interest while contributing...

The Old Gold & Black writers are working in their new space. We have recently relocated to the former Wofford Bookstore.

Publications Room relocates: Is this the end of Student Publications’ eras tour?

Brandi Wylie, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2024

For the past four years, the DuPré Residence Hall’s Publications Room has been my second home. If I wasn’t in my dorm room or apartment, I could be found in this room doing work related to The Old...

The 8th Annual Terrier Startup Challenge

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

The 8th annual Terrier Startup Challenge will take place on Thursday, March 7. The challenge consists of a start-up pitch competition in which students compete to win a portion of ten thousand dollars,...

Wofford students meet as a part of the South Carolina Innocence and Justice Initiative. The initiative focuses on educating students on wrongful convictions in the United States.

Wofford works toward justice with the South Carolina Innocence and Justice Initiative

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Two trials, two appeals and two parole hearings, three last meals, and 10 separate execution dates. This has been the life of Richard Glossip, an Oklahoma man who has been on death row for 26 years, charged...

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...

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 - Simirin Channa, Liv Culver, Graydon Davies and Emma Skelton will serve as the
2023-2024 Campus Union Executive Officers.

Campus Union election presents an unopposed Campus Union President

Nola Webb, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

On April 14, those elected to carry out the executive positions in Wofford’s Campus Union for the 2023-2024 academic year were announced to the student body. Similar to past elections on campus, this...

Dancing through Wofford

Katie Kirk February 28, 2023

Photo by Hailey HirterThe Wofford Dance Club held a meeting on Feb. 9. Kidd taught a beginner hip-hop routine. As a middle school student, Tianna Kidd ‘25 of Greenwood, South Carolina began cheering. She...

Photo by Hailey Hirter
Promise Henry ‘25 poses with her Miss Wofford crown. She will be giving the title to a new recipient on Apr. 16.

Miss Wofford Pageant gives contestants an opportunity to build platforms that reach into the surrounding communities

Gabby Gecan February 28, 2023

Set for the evening of Apr. 16 at 6 p.m. in Leonard Auditorium, Wofford College will host its first ever “Miss Wofford Pageant.” Many surrounding universities have collegiate pageants and Wofford...

 Photo courtesy of Wikimedia
Turkish citizens looking at the destruction left by the earthquake and its many aftershocks

Fundraiser for relief following the Turkey earthquake

Julia Allen February 28, 2023

On Feb. 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in Turkey, and on Feb. 20, a 6.8 magnitude aftershock injured over 200 people and killed 6. Students at Wofford have banded together...

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