North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper during a debate at WRAL studios in Raleigh, N.C., on Oct. 18, 2016. Cooper vetoed an abortion bill Thursday that would create new criminal and civil penalties for infanticide. (Chris Seward/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Gov. Cooper vetoes a bill that would require sheriffs to honor ICE detainer requests

Cooper’s veto included a brief paragraph attributing the bill to being “simply about scoring partisan political points and using fear to divide North Carolina.” He also noted that a sheriff’s violation of this policy would be the only specifically named violation that could result in the removal of the sheriff from office. 


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What's your type? The enneagram, explained

The newest in online personality tests is the enneagram. The concept of finding ourselves in online descriptors of personal strengths and weaknesses is not new, but it is becoming somewhat of a social media trend. As more influencers, college students and avid social media users start to share and publicize their personality results as a form of deeper connection, they also infiltrate the corporate world as a hiring indicator. Myers-Briggs, the Big Five and even astrological symbols have become a form of self-expression and self-labeling that allows people to connect with their peers and contextualize their personality.   While these kinds of groupings may help us relate socially to others, they may not actually be objective u2013 or even totally accurate  u2013 measurements. Students and psychological experts weighed in on the real value of these tools. After all, is it really possible for everyone in the world to fit into seven neat boxes?

Source: N.C. General Assembly

Here's how N.C. A&T students are responding to their divided congressional district

While traveling through campus, students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University commonly cross between North Carolina’s 6th Congressional District to its 13th district. A Republican lawmaker acknowledges that the strange division was a result of partisan gerrymandering. In the wake of a 2016 decision, students are fighting for proper representation. Students at North Carolina A&T demand representation that they can identify with, especially as Black voters represent a significant portion of the state's population. But gerrymandering goes even beyond misrepresentation; it can lead to extreme policy making that doesn't involve cooperation between parties. 

Snaps for CAPS!

"This hotline is a small but important step toward making CAPS more inclusive; it allows anyone to access the mental health support they need at any time."

The Clinical and Psychological Services (CAPS) held an event for students to talk about their mental health experiences on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

CAPS now has a 24/7 helpline to meet mental health needs

CAPS 24/7 will allow students experiencing a mental health crisis or who need mental health counseling to speak directly with a mental health professional after CAPS's business hours.  The helpline is a result of the Mental Health Task Force's recommendations after a year-long investigation to improve students' mental health. Students can call (919) 966-3658 for assistance.