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Cinderella Deacs ’79

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

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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.

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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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).

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.

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A magical day

Alumni pass on the Wake Forest experience to their children.

Walker Nolan ('65), center, between Sen. Howard Baker (R-Tenn) and Sen. Sam Ervin (D-NC) at the Watergate Committee hearings.

Alumni remember the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation

Three alumni investigated the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.

Cassie Freund and a rhinoceros beetle in Borneo.

Saving the orangutans

Cassie Freund (’10) uses her biology degree to save wild orangutans in Borneo.