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Harold Hayes

Harold Hayes: ‘Smiling through the apocalypse’

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

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.

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.


From Gutenberg to Kindle

Lost in the brave new world of e-books, Kindles and Nooks? The ZSR Library wants to help.

Travis Manning ('93) with his Employee of the Year award.

True to himself: Travis Manning (’93)

Books have always been there to guide ZSR’s Travis Manning (’93) along his life journey.

'Libraries, it turns out, are filled with stacks of books — and of memories,' writes Jane Freeman Crosthwaite.

Checking out the ghosts in ZSR library

Is that the ghost of A.C. Reid? ZSR library is filled with more than books, writes Jane Freeman Crosthwaite (’59).

David Paff, Rachel Weaver: WF memories sparked an instant connection.

Deacs in Love: Rachel Weaver (’93) and David Paff (’86)

Deacs in Love: what might the future hold for Rachel Weaver (’93) and David Paff (’86)?


Secrets of the past reveal famous alumnus’ past

The daughter of distinguished alumnus Laurence Stallings (1916) discovers his fascinating past.


Leap Year lore a la Wake Forest

With Feb. 29 on the horizon, a bit of quadrennial trivia with a Wake Forest twist.

From Ed Wilson's Founders' Day speech in 1992: “For me – in 1939 – coming to Wake Forest, registering and going to my first classes were, in the immortal words of Humphrey Bogart in 'Casablanca,' the start of a beautiful friendship."

Ed Wilson (’43): ‘Of goodness and intelligence’

Provost Emeritus Edwin G. Wilson’s words at Founders’ Day Convocation still resonate with J. Michael Thomas (’79) — 20 years later.