Michael Meeks

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Students at N.C. Central University, one of UNC system's five HBCUs. Photo courtesy of Keisha Williams. 

HBCUs on the fringe: what NC's U.S. Rep. Walker and the government can do to support them

North Carolina has its fair share of HBCUs, each with unique personalities. However, these schools face financial difficulty, and the government wants to step in to help.  U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., is an organizer of annual meetings between legislators and historically black college and university leaders. Staff writer Michael Meeks spoke with Walker about his work with HBCUs, as well as future plans for higher education. 


UNC system unveiled its new logo Wednesday. Photo courtesy of UNC system.

UNC system happenings for Jan. 30, 2018

N.C. State students take an unusual approach to their solar vehicle competition, astronaut Christina Koch keeps busy as she awaits her first mission, and an ECU professor combines economics, farming and the environment.


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Duke University Chapel hosted a "public conversation" with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and the Rev. William Barber II moderated by Luke Powery Thursday. The three discussed race, poverty and militarism to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Duke University Chapel hosted a "public conversation" with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and the Rev. William Barber II moderated by Luke Powery Thursday. The three discussed race, poverty and militarism to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.