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Stories Tagged: Kerry M. King (’85)

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Rick Gentry’s (’70) long road to service

San Diego housing leader has spent his career fighting for affordable housing in cities across the country.

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Gooey butter cake and more

Ryan Nusbickel (’96) leaves TV career behind to write children’s books.

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@War: The battlefield of the future

Shane Harris (’98) explores America’s newest battlefield, cyberspace, in his new book.

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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.

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Two Ed Wilsons for Homecoming

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

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The Thing He Carried

With little fanfare, Andy Heck (’70, P ’98) takes the two aging rolls of butcher paper out of a plastic grocery bag and begins unrolling them on the kitchen countertop at his home in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. “The scroll,” as he calls the two rolls of paper, is the bridge between those different parts […]

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Maya Angelou

  Angelou first came to Wake Forest in 1973 when she spoke (and sang) to a standing-room only crowd in DeTamble Auditorium during the University’s first Black Awareness Week. The reaction of students, black and white, left her “dumbfounded,” she later wrote in Ebony magazine. “I had pulled no punches, and softened no points, yet […]

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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.

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Harold Hayes: ‘Smiling through the apocalypse’

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