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Cinderella Deacs ’79

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

Jenny Moore ('95)

Out of This Art World

Follow me to El Cosmico. You can’t miss this campground with its Christmas lights, refurbished vintage trailers, Sioux-style tepees and safari tents worthy of the Serengeti. It sits on the outskirts of funky Marfa, Texas, and unless you are driving with your eyes closed and your spirit on empty, you can’t miss much of anything […]

Homegrown Harmonies

Homegrown Harmonies

y and by, they put down their plates and pick up their instruments. It’s a Friday night in March and there’s a big crowd at the home of Provost Rogan Kersh and his wife, Sara Pesek. Billy Hamilton, professor of Russian, gets out his banjo. Martha Allman, dean of admissions, situates her autoharp. Her husband, […]


Leaders By Design

Eddie Deal (’88), CEO of Wesley Hall Furniture Inc., a high-end upholstered furniture line based in Hickory, North Carolina, and founded 25 years ago by his father, Ron Deal (’65, P ’88, ’91, ’94), pictured here on the left. How did you end up in the furniture business? Eddie: Being the fourth generation in my […]


Chow Down!

GATHER-ROUND, SERVE IT UP! Menu & Recipes Courtesy Elizabeth Norfleet Sugg (’85) MENU Tangy Fat-Free Black Bean Dip with Red and Orange Pepper Slices and Tortilla Chip Dippers Sweet Potato Jalapeño Corn Chowder in Wake Mugs Curried Pecans Make-ahead Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches with Confetti Corn Relish Cold Deviled Shrimp Avocado Grape Tomato Cucumber Diced Salad […]


Friend, Foe, Fuel

Wayne Silver, Professor of Biology When you say something tastes good, you really mean it “flavors” good. The brain puts together information from taste and olfactory (smell) receptors, along with information about texture and temperature (mouth feel), to produce flavor. Taste receptors only sense things that are salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami (Japanese for […]

Quick Bites

  GIMME AN ARNOLD PALMER! Hot day? Here’s a cool antidote: “Mr. Palmer (’51, LL.D. ’70) had been privately brewing a mixture of lemonade and iced tea in his home for many years. In the late 1960s, in a bar in Palm Springs, California, Mr. Palmer ordered a mixture of lemonade and iced tea, and […]

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Who’s your hero?

David Furr (’80 JD ’82) teams up with Superman to honor hometown heroes.

Artful Friendship

An Artful Friendship

In a narrow room over the garage, paint palettes and easels await two Wake Forest fraternity brothers. Some weeks the two fellows never make it up the wooden stairs past the Christmas wreaths stored on the wall. They sit on the couch in the living room to watch sports on the big-screen television, or they […]

Bentrice Jusu ('13)
Founder and executive director
Both Hands: The Artlet
Trenton, NJ

Portraits of Pro Humanitate-3

Bentrice Jusu (’13) Trenton, NJ Founder and executive director of Both Hands: The Artlet Her cause: Since 2011, she’s served disadvantaged youth through Both Hands, her nonprofit arts-based mentoring program in Trenton, N.J. Among her awards: Wake Forest’s Schoonmaker Student Prize for Community Service; the Martin Luther King Jr. Building the Dream Award; and the […]