Before he was “Mr. Wake Forest,” Ed Wilson (’43) was Ensign Wilson, serving aboard a destroyer escort in World War II.
Stories Tagged: Old Campus
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.
April 26, 2013
Family, friends and the Demon Deacon celebrate retired professor Herman Preseren’s 100th birthday.
March 22, 2013
Long before he was Archie Bunker, Carroll O’Connor was a Demon Deacon.
December 17, 2012
First Native American graduate advocated for family medicine and better health care.
October 31, 2012
Susan Brinkley (’62), an alumna of the new campus, is honored for preserving the history of the Old Campus.