Family of John Clayton (’42) celebrates his legacy by creating a scholarship to benefit alumni children.
Stories Tagged: Old Campus
October 28, 2014
September 10, 2014
Tom Hayes (’79) explores the magical world of his father, famed Esquire editor Harold Hayes (’48).
September 4, 2014
In 1947 industrious students came up with a solution to the Old Campus housing shortage — they built the Boodle Inn.
July 31, 2014
Three alumni investigated the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.
May 9, 2014
Before he was “Mr. Wake Forest,” Ed Wilson (’43) was Ensign Wilson, serving aboard a destroyer escort in World War II.
May 5, 2014
Drawing on letters, memorabilia and historical documentaries, author Bob Sitton (’59) reconstructs the life and work of pioneering film critic Iris Barry.
March 7, 2014
Archivists discover a long-lost piece of Wake Forest history.
August 2, 2013
Audrey Bridger (’52) shares treasured keepsakes from her student days, 60 years ago.
June 4, 2013
THE … SNIFF … MOVIE You’ll need a hankie along with your popcorn while watching “Brian’s Song,” a legendary 1971 film about the inspirational friendship between athletes Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers that has become a Wake Forest tradition. Piccolo (James Caan) was a Deacon running back who led the nation in rushing and scoring […]
May 1, 2013
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.