A nonprofit watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a Wisconsin circuit court against Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday, alleging that he is refusing to make public documents relating to an effort by his office to change the mission of the University of Wisconsin that is embedded in state law.
It might have been one of the worst public appearances by an official in the history of North Carolina. And John Fennebresque, who was announcing the firing of the respected Tom Ross, president of the University of North Carolina system, said in a revealing profile published in The News & Observer on Sunday that he hasn’t slept well since that day in January.
The spring semester of her senior year, East Carolina University theater arts major Amanda Higgins was given a rare opportunity: a chance to play the lead in an independent film alongside an Oscar-nominated actor. Though she was due to graduate within months, the Fuquay-Varina native knew she had to give it a shot.