Kate Grise


NC Legislature to look at budget this summer

Weeks after students have left UNC classrooms and put spring finals behind them, North Carolina lawmakers will remain hard at work passing some of the most important state policies — including a budget that will fund the University.

Legislators knock politics of redistricting

Seventy-seven percent of North Carolina’s U.S. House of Representatives delegation is Republican — while just 55 percent of North Carolina voters cast ballots for Republican U.S. House candidates during the 2014 general election.

Pat McCrory emphasizes education plan

Gov. Pat McCrory touted a sweeping agenda — including education proposals, job creation, revamping dirty buildings and protecting puppies — during his State of the State on Wednesday.

Q&A with Prof. Bereket Selassie: Terror Attacks in Kenya

On Saturday, terrorists attacked Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Tuesday that the four-day attack was over. Staff writer Kate Grise spoke with Bereket Selassie, a UNC professor of African studies, about the attacks and potential repercussions for the region and the United States.