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HBCU NEWS
Thursday, August 25, 2016
N.C. CENTRAL The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities has named two NCCU students HBCU All-Stars. Deja Young and Temilade Aladeniyi were among 73 winners selected from an application pool of 300 students to become HBCU ambassadors for the White House. The program, established in 2010 as part of President Barack
 
SCHOOL NEWS
Thursday, August 18, 2016
WAKE COUNTY Five finalists each have been announced for the 2016-17 principal and assistant principal of the year. Winners will be announced at an October 5 celebration. Principals: Kendra Culberson, Herbert Akins Elementary Camille Miller, Willow Springs Elementary Muriel Summers, Combs Magnet Elementary Christopher McCabe, Heritage Middle Anthony
 
Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Are your parents of mixed race? Even if they aren’t, just telling people that you are mixed makes them view you as more attractive. That’s the conclusion of a recent Duke University study published in the June 2016 issue of Review of Black Political Economy. “Being exotic is a compelling idea,” said Robert L. Reece, a Duke
 
NCCU move-in tradition kicks off new school year
Saturday, August 13, 2016
DURHAM – Nearly 1,570 students moved into residence halls at North Carolina Central University Thursday during Eagle Move-In Day. Current students and volunteers from across campus and the local community were on hand to assist the class of 2020 as they moved their belongings into the 12 residence halls. Eagle Mania, an annual tradition that welcomes
 
NC community action agencies fill the gaps
Friday, August 12, 2016
RALEIGH – More than 133,000 lower-income North Carolinians are better off today, thanks to the help offered by one of the state's 35 community action agencies. According to the North Carolina Community Action Association, its agencies are serving 100 percent of the state as of 2016. In addition to benefits for individuals and families, said Sharon
 
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