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John H. Clayton at his 93rd birthday party.

Black and gold tradition

Family of John Clayton (’42) celebrates his legacy by creating a scholarship to benefit alumni children.

Dr. Frankenstein

It’s alive! A puppet horror show

Craig Joseph’s (’97) scary creation: You’ve never seen Frankenstein like this.

Shahedah Fornah ('12), at right, and her cousin, Zainab Kamarah, co-founded Pearls of Wata.

Shahedah Fornah (’12): Fighting Ebola

With the Ebola crisis increasing, Shahedah Fornah (’12) shows what one person can do to help.

Ed Wilson bust

Two Ed Wilsons for Homecoming

There were two Ed Wilsons at the Class of ’64 reunion.


From cable to classroom: Melissa Harris-Perry (’94) returns to her alma mater

Meet the MHP you don’t see on her cable-news show.

Pam Key on the cover of the Oct. 16, 1971 Band Day football program.

That bold girl from Bristol

Pam Key (’72) stepped up and made history as the Wake Forest marching band’s first female drum major.

Harold Hayes

Harold Hayes: ‘Smiling through the apocalypse’

Tom Hayes (’79) explores the magical world of his father, famed Esquire editor Harold Hayes (’48).

Mustafa Abdullah ('10) with the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Ferguson, Missouri. All photos courtesy of Mustafa Abdullah.

On the ground in Ferguson

Mustafa Abdullah (’10), a program associate with the ACLU of Missouri, was in Ferguson, Missouri, following Michael Brown’s death.

'All animals have a story that is part of our history.'

Eric Hallman (’77) is saving the cows

Eric Hallman, head of The Livestock Conservancy, says maintaining genetic diversity in cows is critical to avoid a crisis akin to the Irish potato famine.

The Boodle Inn, constructed by students of Wake Forest College in 1947.

The house the Boodlers built

In 1947 industrious students came up with a solution to the Old Campus housing shortage — they built the Boodle Inn.