Editorial: ECU upgrades affect city | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 302015
 
Editorial: ECU upgrades affect city | The Daily Reflector

When East Carolina University added 7,000 seats to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium five years ago, no one thought the upgrades were going to stop there. Now the ECU Department of Athletics is surveying Pirate Club members, other fans and alumni about more potential enhancements in and around the stadium.

Greek-letter college groups lobby Congress for housing tax code change | The Washington Post

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Apr 302015
 
Greek-letter college groups lobby Congress for housing tax code change | The Washington Post

A group representing 100 fraternities and sororities is lobbying Congress this week to urge legislators to pass a bill that would allow charitable donations to fund up to $1 billion in housing construction for Greek-letter houses across the country.

Tips on preventing tick and mosquito bites | WNCT

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Apr 292015
 
Tips on preventing tick and mosquito bites | WNCT

As the weather warms, ticks and mosquitoes become more common, and they can turn into more than just a nuisance. April is tick and mosquito awareness month here in North Carolina, and for good reason. Last year, more than 750 cases of tick-borne disease and more than 100 mosquito-borne cases were reported in the state.

ECU officials offer response to TEC allegations of mishandled sexual assault cases | The East Carolinian

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Apr 282015
 
ECU officials offer response to TEC allegations of mishandled sexual assault cases | The East Carolinian

Sexual assaults are high profile concerns on college campuses around the state and nation. Unfortunately, East Carolina University is not immune. But the university is not sitting quietly.