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Why We Should Stop Saying Sorry So Often

Brooke Metz | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News
Brooke Metz

Not only do we devalue "sorry" when we use it unnecessarily, but we also devalue ourselves.

Loving Our Enemies

Brooke Metz | Posted 03.29.2015 | Religion
Brooke Metz

It is out of our nature to not only give up our resentment towards people who have hurt us, but to love them as well.

Lost in Translation: Reflections on Returning

Isabella Basco | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Isabella Basco

Did you breathe enough in when you were worrying about tests? Did you make enough friends with neighbors? Did your Spanish really get any better?

Lab-Grown Penises: Supersize Mine, Please

Tony Phillips | Posted 01.21.2015 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

In case you missed it, last month researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced they are making substantial progress toward the objective of growing human penises in a laboratory.

Lost in Translation: Finding Confidence in Flamenco

Isabella Basco | Posted 01.03.2015 | College
Isabella Basco

As I hopelessly imitated our teacher, I tried to avoid looking at them. I'm not ashamed of my body but I''m not amazed by it either. I'll even be the first to admit that self-confidence isn't one of my strong suits.

I'm Single... And Doing Just Fine

Isabella Basco | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Isabella Basco

While I have already seen many friends experience a roller-coaster of emotions during long-term relationships, I know that romantic love is a milestone I have plenty of years left to take on.

The Intern Diaries: Perfection is Overrated

Isabella Basco | Posted 10.18.2014 | College
Isabella Basco

Whether it is in music, school, or my relationship with friends and family, I see there is no "one" way to sing a song, write a paper or demonstrate kindness. There is no "one" plan destined for me: There are several.

"Inspiring Generosity" on the Road

Barbara Bonner | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Barbara Bonner

I have recently been traveling on the first leg of what is known as the "book tour" with my new book Inspiring Generosity. A novice at this adventure,...

Spotlight: Danny Manning

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 06.21.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

Long before he was the No. 1 pick in the 1988 NBA Draft, Danny Manning knew Wake Forest. Manning grew up only 30 minutes away in Greensboro, N.C.

Members of community lash out against Wake Forest student newspaper for publishing hazing story

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 02.07.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

While we expected some pushback for publishing this article, we did not expect our peers to steal newspapers and publish highly offensive comments, many of which personally attacked one of our staff members.

Reports of Hazing Increase at Wake Forest University, Kappa Sigma Fraternity Loses Charter

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 02.05.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

Trapped in a basement. Stuck living in a pen created for animals with a dozen other grown men. Forced to eat inedible food only from a trough. Ordered to sit in other people's vomit. This sounds like a scene out of a horror movie, but it is actually a scene from a fraternity ritual at Wake Forest University.

LGBTQ students at Wake Forest University still face social hurdles

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

While progress may be occurring, there is no doubt that Greek life is made of mostly heterosexual individuals. Thus, it is hard for LGBTQ individuals to feel comfortable with themselves in this environment.

What Is Inbound Marketing? More Lessons From Inbound 13

Chuck Melton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business
Chuck Melton

We have entered an entirely new business model phase. Marketing has been transformed from "interruption" marketing, represented by the old, to "permission" marketing, a term used by Seth Godin to define the new.

Students and Faculty Question the Credibility of the Princeton Review's Ranking

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
The Old Gold & Black

This ranking has provoked much emotion and frustration within the Wake Forest community, both vocally as well as on social media in the past few days.

No. 2 Miami Knocked Off

AP | JOEDY McCREARY | Posted 04.25.2013 | Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Shane Larkin noticed during warm-ups that something was off with No. 2 Miami. The go-go, uptempo Hurricanes seemed a step ...

Saint Joe's Prep Starts Producing Star Prospects

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

In the eyes of the education world in and around the greater Philadelphia area, Saint Joseph's Preparatory School is a lost gem found in a pile of stones.

Clemson vs. Wake Forest: 3 Keys To The Game

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Clemson looks to remain in the Atlantic division race when it travels to Winston-Salem on Thursday evening f...

Wake Forest remembers 50 years of integration

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 12.01.2012 | College
The Old Gold & Black

"It takes courage to make change," President Nathan O. Hatch said to an auditorium full of students, faculty, staff and alumni who had gathered Sept. 21 to attend "Faces of Courage" and celebrate the university's decision to desegregate 50 years ago.

Seminoles Rock ACC Foe

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The day belonged to Florida State's Chris Thompson even if he only played less than a half. A year after he suffered a broken ba...

The Top 10 Wired Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.06.2012 | College
Unigo

Do you need access to Facebook and Twitter at all times? Whenever you walk into a room are you instantly scouring for outlets and checking for a wifi...

A Q&A With Maya Angelou

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 11.04.2012 | College
The Old Gold & Black

The Old Gold & Black spoke exclusively with Maya Angelou about her inspirations, the state of race relations in America and her lesser-known time as a calypso singer.

VOTE: Which Team Will Win The ACC Tournament

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

If you been paying even passing attention to the ACC during the last decade and change then you likely know which team is often the one celebrating at...

Encore! Senior Running Back Dazzles In Music City Bowl

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Playing in the Southeastern Conference dimmed Mississippi State's high expectations this year. With the two longest touchdown...

Wake Forest Upsets No. 23 Florid State

AP | By JOEDY McCREARY | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Tanner Price threw three touchdown passes, Josh Harris rushed for 136 yards and Wake Forest upset No. 23 Florida State 35-30 on...

WATCH: Colleges Victim Blame, Turn A Blind Eye To Sexual Assault

Posted 07.19.2011 | College

Sexual assault on campus is a huge problem. The Department of Justice avers that 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted some time in college. What ...