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Cinderella Deacs ’79

Jay Venuto (’81) remembers Wake’s magical run to the Tangerine Bowl.


Connecting boys sole to soul

Ashley Brown Armistead (’91) founded Let Me Run, a wellbeing program that inspires boys to be themselves, to build healthy relationships and to live an active lifestyle.


Motor mouth: Dentist on wheels

Dentist Sara Creighton (’05) hits the streets of San Francisco in a souped-up mobile dental office.

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One, two, three … Dream!

Former baseball star Danny Borrell (’09) and a family foundation make children’s sports wishes come true.

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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.

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Audrey Bridger (’52): Sweet memories

Audrey Bridger (’52) shares treasured keepsakes from her student days, 60 years ago.

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 38 - Ed Christman ('50 JD '53)

No. 26 – No. 50

   O HERE’S TO WAKE FOREST OK, we admit it. We don’t know all the words to the fight song, especially that slightly creepy second verse about exploring her and patrolling her. But we get the gist of it: “a glass of the finest” and “unrivaled by any.” And when the Spirit of the Old […]

Abbe Brooks: 'I don't know where the last four years have gone.'

For two generations of Deacons, a journey along parallel paths

At the mention of Commencement, Abbe Brooks’ (’13) eyes became misty — a prelude to the tears one fights back at the prospect of leaving behind someone, or some place, so dear.

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Newtown tribute: Marcus Tracy (’08)

Former soccer star Marcus Tracy (’08) makes a tribute to the people of his hometown of Newtown, Conn.

Marc Palmieri: 'I had no idea who I was or what life was for before I came to Wake Forest.'

What’s up with Marc Palmieri (’94)?

Acting, playwriting, teaching top of the order for former Deacon baseball standout Marc Palmieri (’94).