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Two Ed Wilsons for Homecoming

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

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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.

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.

2, Ed as student

‘The rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air’

Before he was “Mr. Wake Forest,” Ed Wilson (’43) was Ensign Wilson, serving aboard a destroyer escort in World War II.

Author Bob Sitton ('59)

Film critic Iris Barry a ‘Lady in the Dark’

Drawing on letters, memorabilia and historical documentaries, author Bob Sitton (’59) reconstructs the life and work of pioneering film critic Iris Barry.

Mary Tribble ('82) shared these remarks at the Senior Dinner on April 24.

Go Forward, For Humanity

“Pro Humanitate is a way of living that transcends the transactional elements of our existence,” speaker Mary Tribble (’82) tells students at this year’s Senior Dinner.

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A model education

Cecilia Silva (’74) builds a thriving school in her native Argentina based on what she learned at her alma mater.