Hallie Dean


Group sues NC in support of humanist inmate

A secular group sued the N.C. Department of Public Safety on Thursday on behalf of an inmate who practices humanism and alleges that he isn’t allowed to have the same study group opportunities afforded to religious groups.

ECU’s medical school battles budget cuts

East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine isn’t likely to close in the next five years as ECU’s chancellor remarked in early February — but financial hardships remain a problem for the school as budget cuts pile up.

Q&A with Russia expert Graeme Robertson

All eyes are on Ukraine and Russia as the countries begin to show signs of a relapse into fighting. With the United States sending support to Ukraine, and Russia sending soldiers to the pro-Russian forces in Ukraine, many fear the tension between the two countries might never have improved to begin with.