The U.S. opioid crisis has activists, doctors and lawmakers grappling for a solution that is affordable, accessible and, above all, effective. That's why a group of researchers and experts from UNC and across the country are considering what may seem like an unlikely treatment: marijuana. At a time when marijuana is reaching broader swaths of legality, health care providers may start to see cannabis as a legitimate treatment option. However, it's still a drug, and one that doesn't have full clearance by the FDA. But if it helps saves lives, does marijuana have a place in treating opioid abuse?
The N.C. General Assembly unconstitutionally gerrymandered congressional districts to favor Republican candidates in 2016.
This November brings the potential for big changes to the N.C. Constitution. If you're heading to the ballot box this fall, you should know about how your voter requirements may change.
While there is no presidential or gubernatorial election for North Carolina in 2018, voters are gearing up for several key races around the state on November 6.
A rise in expenses and a drop in enrollment contributed to 66 small, private colleges closing in the 2015-16 school year. When these schools close, what happens to students and employees?
The documentary “Capturing the Flag,” which featured Laverne Berry and Steven Miller alongside their friend, Claire Wright, as they worked for voter protection in Fayetteville during the 2016 election, debuted at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham on April 8.
Concordia College Alabama will finish out the spring semester and then close due to financial issues.
“Everyone who works (at the DTH) is always young, and they’re always fresh,” Emily Steel, DTH alumna and current reporter at The New York Times, said. “For these people there never was a way things were done before because they’re the ones doing it now.”
In a letter posted to the university's website, John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, criticized the NCAA's decision to deny the appeal to restore the school’s 21 vacated football victories. In the letter, Jenkins alludes to UNC's academic scandal as one of "striking contrast."
Minority students, older students and former military students from NCCU that have contributed for years will now see increased opportunities as official members of TUNL.
In case you’ve sworn off the news for Lent, taken up residence under a rock or were too swept up in your Galentine’s day friend-romances to notice, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on Feb 13.
More than half the nation’s governors have said that in light of the Paris attacks on Friday, they will refuse to accept Syrian refugees in their states.