Data released in September show that one of 20 college students (one of 11 men) gets high daily or near daily, the highest rate since 1981. To put that in perspective, from 1990 to 1994, fewer than one in 50 students used pot that frequently.
With humor and politics going hand in hand for comedians, two East Carolina University political science professors helped publish a book to take a closer look at the laughs just in time for elections.
In May 1961, University of North Carolina President Bill Friday received a telephone call from the Wake County prosecutor with a sobering message. “I need to talk to you. I have got to tell you a very unpleasant thing.”
U.S. News & World Report put Princeton atop its list of the nation’s best universities last month. On Tuesday, the magazine declared Harvard best in the world — one of nine U.S. and three British universities listed ahead of the Ivy League school in New Jersey.
Earlier this month, the Big Ten announced that it would become the first conference to guarantee its athletic scholarships for four years, a change from the widely followed practice of offering a single-year scholarship that can be renewed.