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Imagine that a UNC Center for Western Civilization (which, of course, does not exist) were to co-sponsor a conference with the Heritage Foundation.
Governor Pat McCrory has appointed attorney Todd Pomeroy as Superior Court judge for Cleveland and Lincoln counties. Pomeroy will fill the vacancy of Superior Court Judge James W. Morgan in District 27B who will retire on December 31, 2014.
"So this is Christmas (War is Over)" was written in 1971 by John and Yoko Lennon, just months after the official breakup of the Beatles.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
Many have made the observation that the greatest power the media has is its power to decide not to report something.
I have often wondered why Race is such a large issue in these times. Many of us, who lived through the sixties and were well aware of the events of those turbulent days, have well considered why Race is such a dominant force for those who are interminably imbued with the subject.
Perhaps you have noticed that many jobs requiring only basic skills and a cooperative attitude are now walled off to Americans who don't possess a college degree.
At last night's Commissioner meeting, the first-order business was the swearing-in of reelected commissioners, Joe Winslow of the Providence District, Cecil Perry of the Southern Inside District and Dr William Sterritt, at Large.
I am listening to the program on the eve after Skip Waters' untimely and sudden death. It has brought tears to my eyes even though I never met him personally. It is obvious how he touches Eastern NC since the early 50's.
The stage of McGinnis Theatre has been transformed into a grim post-World War II New Orleans for the upcoming production of "A Streetcar Named Desire."
An East Carolina University surgeon has been selected to serve as second vice president of the American College of Surgeons – the highest office in that organization ever held by a Brody School of Medicine doctor.
For the eighth straight year, East Carolina University's College of Business ranks among the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.
About 70 East Carolina University students were willing to forgo fall break for the chance to dance with an internationally-known company.
As fears about Ebola continue to spread much faster than the virus itself, experts from East Carolina University offered their perspectives on the issue during a panel discussion on Oct. 16.
As the holiday season approaches, many of us look forward to fun events full of family, friends and food. However, those who are working to achieve or maintain a healthy weight may also worry about gaining extra pounds amidst the celebration.
With the November elections just around the corner, late night television comedians are cranking up the political jokes. How far public opinion might swayed by the humor targeting politicians is the subject of a new book by East Carolina University political science professors Jody Baumgartner and J
Most enzymes spend their lives breaking down proteins to benefit their host organisms, so East Carolina University biochemist Lance Bridges has an apt description for one he's investigating that apparently does nothing.
Faculty and staff from across East Carolina University gathered at the East Carolina Heart Institute on Oct. 13 to honor Dr. Stephen Thomas, who will retire as the dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences this month after 34 years with the college.
Black Jack resident William Hulslander tried sled hockey at a clinic hosted by East Carolina University and liked it so much that he ended up joining a team.
East Carolina University has joined 100 cutting-edge colleges and universities nationwide recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University award.
Imagine taking a project you've devoted your life to over the last several months, semesters, or even years.
Historian and civil rights activist Julian Bond will present the Lawrence F. Brewster Lecture in History at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 in Wright Auditorium at East Carolina University.
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, challenged East Carolina University students to celebrate their diversity – whatever that may be – and to be accepting of others.
East Carolina University will salute veterans and dedicate 58 brick pavers in a ceremony at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 beside Christenbury Gymnasium.
East Carolina University School of Communication Director Linda Kean was honored Oct. 9 with the 2014 NCA Health Communication Division's Outstanding Scholar Award.
Five years after they graduated, 35 of the 70 members of the Brody School of Medicine's Class of 2008 were practicing primary care medicine. Among the four medical schools in North Carolina, that's the best rate of producing the kind of doctors the state needs most, according to an annual report...
An influential actress, producer, speaker and LGBT advocate brought an empowering message of moving beyond gender expectations and embracing differences to East Carolina University on Nov. 12.
ECU marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War by installing and then tearing down a replica wall Nov. 3 – 6 on the brickyard near Mendenhall Student Center. The wall divided the city of Berlin, but also stood as a symbol for ongoing political...
East Carolina University brick mason and U.S. Army veteran Ron Causey is proud to have helped build the Memorial Walk that honors service members.
East Carolina University remembered those who sacrificed and served during a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. "This day is about honoring service above self," said Dr. Steve Duncan, assistant vice chancellor and director of military programs at ECU.
As the holiday season approaches, a multidisciplinary health care team at East Carolina University is helping patients balance celebration with self-care through a new cooking series called "Eat Right Now!"
ECU senior Zachary Baker has been recognized by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities committed to community engagement, for his outstanding leadership and service. Baker is a recipient of the network's Community Impact Student Award, which honors one studen
Two Bolivian hearts were mended, and many local hearts warmed, over the past few weeks, thanks to a partnership between the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Vidant Medical Center and Samaritan's Purse's Children's Heart Project.
While worldwide reports of Ebola infections have recently ebbed, East Carolina University graduate student Issa Thullah knows it's still a major issue in his hometown of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Brandon Smith spotted a flowering plant he liked that was growing in the landscaping outside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and wondered what it was. He thought the plant would look good in the yard of his Greenville home. So he pulled out his phone and took a picture of it.
Forty-seven physicians from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 "Best Doctors in America" list.
Swaying to the sounds of some of the most iconic songs in American history, Julian Bond drove home a message: when it came to race relations during some of the last century's most tumultuous years, music defied bounds.
East Carolina University seniors Robert DiDomenico and Amanda Higgins are pulling double duty in the upcoming production of "Kiss Me, Kate."
Two East Carolina University alumni were the principal investigators in the Oct. 21 discovery of two shipwrecks from an important World War II naval battle off the North Carolina coast.
Terry Holland, who led the East Carolina University athletics department during one of the Pirates' most successful periods, was honored by the school today as it named one of its sports venues after him.
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