For the state of North Carolina, poverty lives in rolling hills.
At 32 pages, a small book called "Jacob’s New Dress" is causing a big controversy in Charlotte Mecklenburg schools.
While an estimated 500,000 people flooded the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington, another 17,000 filled the streets of North Carolina’s capital.
Seven out of 10 sexual assaults are committed by someone known to the victim according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). A relative. A spouse. A date.
Ninety-six percent of the crimes 16- and 17-year-olds commit in North Carolina are non-violent. Eighty percent of those crimes are misdemeanors. Yet 100 percent of these teenagers are tried as adults.
In October 2014, the public was given what was considered the end of UNC’s yearslong academic-athletic scandal: independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein’s report.
If a male club team wants to go varsity at UNC, Title IX does not help them.
Senior Alex Vasquez cannot count the number of times she’s been stiffed for a tip — or perhaps worse, the number of times a customer will leave only 20 cents for a bill that’s $9.80.
Picture the first day of class.