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A facetious view of social engineering in the job market is sometimes necessary.
The East Carolina University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename Building 71, formerly Aycock Residence Hall, as Legacy Hall during its regularly scheduled meeting Friday, Feb. 19. The motion came from the trustees' Athletics and Advancement Committee.
Growing up in Fuquay-Varina in the 1960s, Sheilah Cotten's only chance to participate in competitive sports before she entered high school was retrieving foul balls during boys' baseball games.
Supporters of East Carolina University gave a record-breaking $39 million in commitments in the 2014-15 year to benefit scholarships, faculty resources, programs, research, facilities, health care, athletics and more.
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.
UNC System President Tom Ross recently appeared before the Knight Commission to address the need to reform some of the egregious problems with college athletics. Well-intentioned as Ross was, his suggestions won't fix the underlying problems.
I am sure there is quite a bit of giggling in faculty lounges about the latest reports on UNC athletics. A former academic advisor to Carolina athletes is alleging that there are many players who read at a 4th to 8th grade level, and that at least one former basketball player could not even read.
In recent days, we've heard a lot of talk about reforming college athletics. By and large, there are three competing approaches. The first involves tweaking, or modestly attempting to improve upon, the existing status quo. The second is tougher: it urges a hard-line return to amateurism. The...
I am honored to be here today. Alas, my message is not altogether pleasant. Indeed, it may be the intellectual equivalent of having a hemorrhoid operation performed by an unlicensed French physician just returned from a wine-laden lunch.

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