HIGHER EDUCATION


3/18/2018 9:57pm

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California leads the way in expanding access to abortion

The California Senate has passed a bill that would require universities in the state to provide medication-based abortion through student health centers. UC Berkeley students are joining the fight to expand these services. But how does expanding access to abortions compare to UNC's family planning options? 


3/18/2018 7:17pm

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.