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Stories Tagged: ’90s

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No blue Christmas for the Rev. Elvis

Ray Cannata (’90), “The Man Who Ate New Orleans,” trades his culinary list for blue suede shoes.

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Gretchen Hollifield (’96): It’s a dog’s life

Gretchen Hollifield (’96) turns her passion for dogs into a thriving business.

Associate Dean for Campus Life Mike Ford ('72) welcomes Libby Bell ('93) back to campus for the 25th annual Project Pumpkin.

Libby Bell (’93) unmasks the great pumpkin

Project Pumpkin founder returns to campus to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the annual Halloween tradition.

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Is There a Doctor in the Hikers Cabin?

In 1997, just a few years after graduating from Wake Forest, Rob Cocke was in a small cafe in a village near Lake Chirwa in Malawi. Playing a board game common there called bao and thinking about lunch, he wondered what time it was. An old man sitting near him had no idea; neither did […]

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Nikolai Vitti (’00): Race to the top

Nikolai Vitti (’00, MAEd ’01) is on a mission to transform one of the largest school districts in the country.

Manju Seal (MA '90), photograph by Travis Dove ('04)

Manju Seal (MA ’90): A ‘greater profit’

Manju Seal (MA ’90) put her high-powered financial career on hold to fight domestic violence.

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Second verse for ‘Poetry Man’ Dave Johnson (’90)

Dave Johnson’s (’90) innovative work as poet-in-residence for the New York City Probation Office is featured in the New York Daily News.

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98): Why we’re still losing the war on terrorism

Counter terrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) on why the greatest threat facing us today isn’t terrorism, but the national debt.

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Dave Johnson (’90): Poetry for probation

Playwright and teacher Dave Johnson (’90) holds an unlikely appointment as Poet-in-Residence for the New York City Probation Office.

Amy Bannister White ('90); Serving her community (photo courtesy Corey Lowenstein, The News and Observer)

Amy White (’90): A reason to give thanks

Amy Bannister White (’90) delivers turkeys on Thanksgiving and hope throughout the year.