Four Steps to Choosing Your Major | The New York Times

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Four Steps to Choosing Your Major | The New York Times

What will you be doing on this date 20 years from now? No, really. Try to answer that. Given what you know about your ever-changing self, and factoring in the breakneck pace of societal change, can you accurately predict what the future world around you will look like and what role you’ll play in it?

Diabetes camp marks 30 years | The Daily Reflector

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Diabetes camp marks 30 years | The Daily Reflector

Corn dogs for breakfast and French toast for dinner may sound like a pretty mixed-up menu, especially at a camp for kids with diabetes. But it was a fitting fare for Camp Needles in the Pines’ “Upside Down and Backwards Day,” a rather odd occasion that inspired some campers to wear their clothes inside out and others to back their way into the dining hall.

The Battle for the Ohio State Band | The Wall Street Journal

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The Battle for the Ohio State Band | The Wall Street Journal

Just two years ago, Ohio State University’s marching band was the toast of Columbus. Its creative marching formations, which included an outline of Michael Jackson moon-walking across the football field, attracted millions of admirers on YouTube and earned the band a cameo in a commercial for the Apple iPad.

Holocaust Victims Mocked in Ohio State Band Parody Songbook | The Wall Street Journal

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Holocaust Victims Mocked in Ohio State Band Parody Songbook | The Wall Street Journal

A book of parody songs updated in 2012 and circulated privately by members of the Ohio State University marching band included a sendup of the Holocaust with joking references to furnaces used in Nazi concentration camps and the train cars used to transport Jews to their deaths.

Editorial: ECU’s growing footprint | The Daily Reflector

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Jul 302015
 
Editorial: ECU's growing footprint | The Daily Reflector

Tighter state funding might be streamlining programs and services among University of North Carolina System schools, but the brick-and-mortar evidence of East Carolina’s healthy growth rate is strong. As summer infrastructure projects wind toward the fall semester, ECU’s marquee dorm project is a sight to behold.

In Memoriam: Myrtilla Harvey Brody | The Daily Reflector

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In Memoriam: Myrtilla Harvey Brody | The Daily Reflector

Myrtilla Harvey Brody, 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born on January 1, 1924, in Kinston, North Carolina where she lived her entire life. Her parents were the late C. Felix Harvey and Tilla Gill Jefferss. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Sammy Brody, and her brother, Felix Harvey.

With Another Gift, More Evidence That Campus Donors Are Jazzed About Entrepreneurship | Inside Philanthropy

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With Another Gift, More Evidence That Campus Donors Are Jazzed About Entrepreneurship |  Inside Philanthropy

I’ve written about several different gifts to foster entrepreneurship on school campuses of late. Whether it’s the $25 million social entrepreneurship gift that alumnus Jeff Miller and his wife gave to Santa Clara University, or the $31 million that venture capitalist James R. Swartz and his wife gave Carnegie Mellon, more donors are getting excited about helping nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.