"You know what they say, pride starts at home." Saturday marked Raleigh's 30th Pride festival. The event featured speaker Mandy Carter, a activist and Nobel Prize Nominee, free food and educational resources.
The lingering damage of Hurricane Florence could extend to hurt voter turnout, voting equipment, and the ability for counties to send absentee ballots.
While Millennials are one of the largest generation groups, there are still more Baby Boomers and older generations that show up to the voting polls each November. The U.S. Legislature is seeing more diversity than ever before, but it is not equal to the diversity of the population that the legislature represents. Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia suggest that political participation can have a range of positive affects for the mind, toward relationships with others and society.
Young people are voting, but they're not registering one way or the other. This might speak to the trend of anti-party politics, but experts are optimistic that this fervor will keep bringing people to the polls.
An investigative report on the university’s student organizations after the events in Charlottesville, V.A. in August 2017 found two student organizations called The Ku Klux Klan that existed in the early 1900s.
The program will be rolled out over two years and will expand access to treatment and support services for all members of the Duke community.
Starting March 29, hundreds of students occupied Howard’s administration building for seven days in a protest spurred by a string of administrative malpractices — most recently the misuse of financial aid funds. A group at Howard called HU Resist organized the protests and released a list of nine demands for Howard's administration. Following the cessation of the protest, the group said in a tweet that, through negotiations, the group was able to accomplish university-wide changes.
Studies have shown that students respond better to interactive teaching styles, but STEM classes are primarily taught through lectures. Some professors are developing strategies for more active learning, moving towards evidence based teaching strategies.
Schools in the UNC system have cracked down on fraternities for violating student codes of conduct after a series of deaths at fraternities in 2017.