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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.

Mark Titus Hoover

Bucking the trend

Mark Titus Hoover (’10) takes the road less traveled to the U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Jamacian bobsled team

‘Cool Runnings,’ part 2

Deacon fans help Jamaican bobsled team return to the Olympics.


Where Are They Now?

Founded The Unique Sheep to produce hand-painted yarn for knitting and crocheting. Works full time with The Unique Sheep. “Define success for yourself. It is easy to get caught up in the aspirations of others and believe that to be successful you need to have X amount of sales, so many employees or the support […]

Spreading the Wake Forest spirit in China: Nicole Stanton ('11), Monica Kitt ('10), Rachel Baxter ('11), Henry Skelsey ('10) and Ben Terry ('08).

Deacons connect in the Far East

Alumni are renewing their black and gold ties through new alumni clubs 7,000 miles from campus.

reynaldo at la churecar

Alumna finds her calling in Nicaragua

Liz Haight’s experience in a service-learning class in Nicaragua led her back there following graduation.

Marcus Keely ('10)

Constant and True

A sense of direction in the Age of Uncertainty.

Andie MacDowell (left) and Aidan Quinn as Maryanne and Steve Abbate

“The 5th Quarter”: A movie, a tribute

FORTY YEARS after the movie “Brian’s Song” put Wake Forest in the national spotlight, a film that opened this spring also combines football and adversity, and it presents the close-knit community of Demon Deacons. “The 5th Quarter” features the 2006 Wake Forest football season — when the Deacs were predicted to be in last place but ended up ACC Champions — as a backdrop for a more personal story. Defensive player Jon Abbate (’10) lost his younger brother Luke in an auto accident at home in Marietta, Ga., before the season began.

Rain, rain, stay away

Commencement 2011: the tent is up, and all eyes are on the skies.

‘The 5th Quarter’ premieres March 25

An inspirational true story of Jon Abbate (’10), the Abbate family and the Deacons’ 2006 championship football season, ‘The 5th Quarter’ opens in selected cities across the Southeast on March 25.