A special legislative committee responsible for examining North Carolina’s immigration policies has decided not to recommend any new legislation until later this year.
Courts can’t always guarantee individuals who speak little or no English an interpreter, said Ginny Dropkin, a contract interpreter for the Durham courts.
Universities seeking to enroll more out-of-state students to maximize tuition revenue might be given more leeway if the UNC-system Board of Governors decides to alter its review process for enrollment.
Student protesters, who have opposed tuition increases since October, will likely have little influence when the UNC-system Board of Governors votes on tuition proposals on Feb. 10.
The University has yet to implement new sexual assault guidelines prompted by the U.S. Department of Education last spring. While administrators planned to have new policies enacted this fall, the handling of sexual assault cases has instead fallen on the back-burner, leaving the University’s Honor Court in limbo.
Graduate students from North Carolina will no longer have the opportunity to pay in-state tuition while attending out-of-state schools.
The U.S. government must take bolder steps to reduce the national debt, former UNC-system President Erskine Bowles said Thursday in a speech at the University.
Chris Higginbotham doesn’t know the exact reason why he decided to join the U.S. Army in 2003. But he said he never would have joined the Army if planes hadn’t struck the twin towers two years earlier.
When Samantha Billings looked out the window of her Greenville apartment Saturday, she saw an uprooted pine tree on the roof of her neighbor’s apartment and a nearby pond overflowing — small reflections of the damage in the state caused by Hurricane Irene.
The dean of East Carolina University’s new dental school resigned last week, leaving its fledgling class of students leaderless. But future funding for the school, which opened its doors just last week, is not expected to be affected, administrators said.
Ryan Hilliard, Republican challenger for the N.C. Senate, gave a positive speech to the crowd gathered at the Big Barn Convention Center in Hillsborough as reported results indicate that incumbent Ellie Kinnaird will keep the 23rd District State Senate seat. “The numbers haven’t turned out exactly as we would have wanted, but we showed the democrats and liberals that there is a large portion of people that are concerned about the economy and the constitution,” Hilliard said.