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Catchin' some rays at Reynolda Beach!

Catchin' some rays at Reynolda Beach!

Janice Collins ('86) mastered a fierce hook shot with the help of her aunt and a straw basket hanging from a barn. Today the former Wake Forest Sports standout is an award-winning journalist and professor who is about to be inducted into the 2015 class of Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Legends.

Janice Collins ('86) mastered a fierce hook shot with the help of her aunt and a straw basket hanging from a barn. Today the former Wake Forest Sports standout is an award-winning journalist and professor who is about to be inducted into the 2015 class of Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Legends.

Nathan O. Hatch takes his place in one of the most prestigious honorary societies in the world.

A Presidential Capstone

Readers remember former Dean of Women Lu Leake for her friendship and leadership.

Readers remember former Dean of Women Lu Leake for her friendship and leadership.

Flashback Friday: Eighteen classmates from the Class of ’54 enjoyed a mini-reunion on the Old Campus. The group ate lunch at Shorty’s so that women in the class, who were not allowed there when they were students, could finally say that they ate at Shorty’s. They also toured the Wake Forest Historical Museum, the Calvin Jones House and the Old Campus, led by museum director Ed Morris (P '04). Bill Hedrick (’54, MD ’57) and his wife, Merrie, hosted the class for dinner at their house.

Flashback Friday: Eighteen classmates from the Class of ’54 enjoyed a mini-reunion on the Old Campus. The group ate lunch at Shorty’s so that women in the class, who were not allowed there when they were students, could finally say that they ate at Shorty’s. They also toured the Wake Forest Historical Museum, the Calvin Jones House and the Old Campus, led by museum director Ed Morris (P '04). Bill Hedrick (’54, MD ’57) and his wife, Merrie, hosted the class for dinner at their house.

Playwright and director Marc Palmieri ('94) brings his newest play, "The Groundling" -- fresh from its New York premiere -- to campus for a special reading by the cast of "Love's Labor's Lost."

Playwright and director Marc Palmieri brings his newest play, "The Groundling" -- fresh from its New York premiere -- to campus for a special reading by the cast of "Love's Labor's Lost.

"The question will come up every season of your life: What can I do right here, right now, because I love humanity?” Carter Via ('83) has answered that question by bringing hope to children in Kenya.

"The question will come up every season of your life: What can I do right here, right now, because I love humanity?” Carter Via has answered that question by bringing hope to children in Kenya.

What are the secret ingredients to culinary revelry? The answer's simple, says Ashton Keefe ('09), chef and cookbook author. A little lemon, a little salt, and you're good to go.

Lemon and salt the keys to culinary revelry, says Chef Ashton Keefe

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Are you a fan of "Downton Abbey" or "Sesame Street?" Susan White Frazier ('89), third from left, is director of custom market research at PBS; she wants to know what you're watching — and why.

Are you a fan of "Downton Abbey" or "Sesame Street?" Susan White Frazier third from left, is director of custom market research at PBS;

"It's second nature for me to be able to relate to young people," says former Deacon basketball No. 51 Stan King ('94). For the last 18 years he's been mentoring youth at the Madison Square Boys' & Girls' Club in Brooklyn.

"It's second nature for me to be able to relate to young people," says former Deacon basketball No. 51 Stan King For the last 18 years he's been mentoring youth at the Madison Square Boys' & Girls' Club in Brooklyn.

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