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Delta Treasure Spotlight
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Mildred Wigfall The Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is proud to have Mildred Wigfall as one of its most inspiring members. Wigfall was initiated into the Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority on South Carolina State’s campus in 1940. As Delta celebrates its 104th year, Wigfall is celebrating 77 years as a member. She is
 
Duke receives gift to help first-generation students
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
DURHAM – When David Rubenstein enrolled at Duke University in the late 1960s, he was the first of his family to attend college. He was also the recipient of financial aid that made it possible for him to do so. Now chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, Rubenstein has made a $20 million gift to endow a year-old scholarship program for
 
HIV advocates head to the General Assembly
Saturday, April 22, 2017
RALEIGH – Patients, health care providers, community leaders and advocates will gather in Raleigh on Tuesday for HIV Speaks on Jones Street: NC HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day 2017. HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day 2017 will be hosted by the North Carolina AIDS Action Network, an organization working to improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and affected
 
HBCU NEWS
Thursday, April 20, 2017
N.C. CENTRAL Former astronaut and Lowe’s Companies Inc. executive Joan Higginbotham will deliver the keynote address at NCCU’S 129th Commencement May 13, 9 a.m. in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium. Higginbotham will speak to approximately 762 students receiving their bachelor’s degrees. According to estimates from the Registrar’s
 
SCHOOL NEWS: Test anxiety can be overcome
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Warmer temperatures, longer days... all sure signs it's time for students to face a barrage of testing. From end-of-year subject exams to standardized national tests, there's more than enough to challenge the average student. Unfortunately, for some students, any testing presents a significantly stressful situation. It's called "test anxiety." Students who
 
Enloe 10-grader makes poetry finals
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Enloe High 10-grader Iman Dancy is headed to the national Poetry Out Loud finals in Washington, D.C., on April 25. Dancy will join more than 50 high school students from across the country who will gather to match their skills in reciting classic and contemporary poetry. Poetry Out Loud is an annual recitation contest sponsored by the National Endowment
 
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NCCU track keeps Walker’s legacy alive

DURHAM – Hakeem Mohammed thought he had given his all. The former North Carolina Central