Infant mortality rate stagnates in Pitt | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 182016
 
Infant mortality rate stagnates in Pitt | The Daily Reflector

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 […]

Between HB2 supporters and colleges: A cultural divide | The News & Observer

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Apr 182016
 
Between HB2 supporters and colleges: A cultural divide | The News & Observer

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.”

NCAA considers new rules regarding academic misconduct | The News & Observer

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Apr 182016
 
NCAA considers new rules regarding academic misconduct | The News & Observer

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 […]

TV Tidbits: Busy character actress got her start in Winston-Salem | News and Record

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Apr 182016
 
TV Tidbits: Busy character actress got her start in Winston-Salem | News and Record

Even if you don’t recognize Beth Grant’s name, odds are you’ve seen her in a variety of films, including “Donnie Darko,” “No Country For Old Men,” “The Artist,” “Rain Man” and “Little Miss Sunshine.”

Durham twins charged with shooting former ECU basketball player to death | The News & Observer

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Apr 152016
 
Durham twins charged with shooting former ECU basketball player to death | The News & Observer

Police have charged 26-year-old twin brothers with the shooting death of a former East Carolina University basketball player who was found mortally wounded Thursday morning in front of a building in South Durham.

Secretive Harvard club’s official apologizes for sexual assault comments as school mulls clubs’ fate | The Washington Post

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Apr 142016
 
Secretive Harvard club’s official apologizes for sexual assault comments as school mulls clubs’ fate | The Washington Post

The day after an official from one of Harvard University’s “final clubs” — undergraduate social clubs known for their selectivity and secrecy — offered controversial comments about sexual assault, he apologized as the school met to mull the clubs’ future.

Duke Energy CEO provides role model for female business students | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 132016
 
Duke Energy CEO provides role model for female business students | The Daily Reflector

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good told East Carolina University business students on Tuesday that their careers probably would not follow a straight path — a message that served as a relief to those still not sure what they want to do with their lives as their college days near an end.

Brody students, first responders collaborate in mock disaster | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 132016
 
Brody students, first responders collaborate in mock disaster | The Daily Reflector

Amid blinking lights, shattering glass and thumping helicopter blades, Brody School of Medicine students joined first responders last week for a disaster simulation that will prepare them for when they have to respond to the real thing.

Secretive Harvard club breaks 225 years of silence to say that admitting women could increase sexual misconduct | The Washington Post

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Apr 132016
 
Secretive Harvard club breaks 225 years of silence to say that admitting women could increase sexual misconduct | The Washington Post

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.