Lucinda Shen


Mezza9, a nationally known artist from Wilmington, NC prepares her art for "Mezzmerizd: Dreaming Awake", a solo art exhibition presented by the ArtsCenter in Carrboro on display now.

Mezzanine explores gap in dreams, reality

Art enthusiasts and dreamers alike will be submerged in the gulf between sleep and reality in “Mezzmerizd: Dreaming Awake,” an exhibition mingling paintings with performance, circus and flow arts, movement and nature.

NC fine-tunes student lawyer policy

Although the law allowing students to hire attorneys in student conduct cases passed more than four months ago, its implications on fairness in student-versus-student cases are still not clear.

With Wiley case, prosecutors test agent law

The indictment of former UNC tutor Jennifer Wiley Thompson under the state’s Uniform Athlete Agents Act Thursday raised questions about the legal proceedings of her case after officials revealed hers was the first of its kind.

Lawsuit targets voter ID laws

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against North Carolina on Monday challenging the state’s voting law on the basis of discriminatory intent and joining state lawsuits by the N.C. NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina.

Moral Monday march led by students. Met at First Baptist Church of Raleigh (101 S. Wilmington Street). The day after the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Birmingham Church Bombing that led to the murder of 4 young black girls.

Moral Monday youth hold protest

RALEIGH — Pallbearers bore empty children’s caskets down the streets of Raleigh and around the governor’s mansion in the dying daylight, surrounded by more than 200 somber protestors on Monday.

Fast food strikers call for higher wages

RALEIGH — The Rev. William Barber marched down the sidewalk of Tarboro Street in Raleigh with a cane in his right hand, bellowing “Worker’s rights!” at about 100 fast food workers from across the state who chanted back, “We can’t survive off $7.25!” under the sweltering afternoon sun.