Moral Monday brings together North Carolinians for change


Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015

What is Moral Monday? It is a question being asked throughout the state and the country. The answer? Moral Monday is an NAACP-led series of protests that started two years ago in Raleigh. The movement began as a way for North Carolina citizens to address their concerns for the state and has since spread... Read more »

Islamophobia and anti-Semitism rise across Europe

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Aubrey King, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015

Over the past year, pro Jewish and Muslim groups have reported a massive increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim attacks in European countries. At the same time, protesters have condemned the “Islamification” of their native countries all over the continent. “There is a very long history of conflict... Read more »

News in Brief: Week of 2/27/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
February 27, 2015

Brazil Truck drivers have blocked a number of main roadways in Brazil to protest high fuel and toll costs, according to the BBC. The protest has slowed traffic of agricultural goods, particularly soybeans, to major ports such as Paranagua and Santos. Soybeans are one of Brazil’s major exports, and... Read more »

Chapel Hill shooting sparks outrage


Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015

On Feb. 10, just an hour away from Guilford College, the city of Chapel Hill was rocked by a devastating tragedy. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were all shot in the head by Craig Hicks in their home in Finley Forest Condominiums... Read more »

Pollution from coal ash spill stains Dan River


Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015

It has been a little over a year since a storm water drainage pipe under Duke Energy’s coal ash storage pond in Eden, North Carolina collapsed, allowing 39,000 pounds of coal ash to spill into the Dan River. Since then, residents of communities along the river, scientists, Duke representatives, state... Read more »

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