The announcement of major renovations to Dowdy-Ficklen stadium on Saturday drew strong support from Pirate fans, but some neighbors said the university hasn’t communicated how the expansion will affect them.
As North Carolina prepares for mosquito season, the state is gearing up financially for the possibility of a Zika outbreak.
Ginger Livingston April 17, 2016 Fewer Pitt County babies die before their first birthdays now than they did 25 years ago, but the decline has stagnated in recent years, state health statistics show. Fifteen out of every 1,000 babies born to mothers in Pitt County died before they were a year old in the early […]
Jesse Howie, a UNC Charlotte junior, is an articulate, involved student with a silver nose ring and hair color that’s apt to change from week to week. Howie, whose birth certificate says female, is also a transgender student who declines to be identified as male or female, preferring the gender-neutral pronoun “they.”
By Dan Kane April 16, 2016 To view news video on the News & Observer, click here. The NCAA is expected to approve new rules later this month that would give it more authority to pursue cases of academic misconduct, reforms three years in the making but placed in the spotlight by the scandal involving […]
Inside the hallowed halls of Harvard University, one of the most exclusive colleges in the world, there are ever more hallow, exclusive halls: those of the university’s “final clubs,” or undergraduate social clubs known for their selectivity and secrecy. But now, in the age of trigger warnings and raging debates about sexual assault on campus, one final club under fire for its all-male membership feels compelled for the first time in its 225-year history to speak out in its own defense.