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BOOK: around harvard square
Friday, September 20, 2019
around harvard square c.j. farley Akashic Books, $14.95 PB Tosh Livingston, superstar student-athlete from small-town USA, thinks he’s made it big as a rising freshman at Harvard University. Not so fast! Once on campus, he’s ensnared in a frenzied competition to win a spot on Harvard’s legendary humor magazine, the Harpoon. Tosh soon
 
Tillis kicks off campaign wrapping himself around Trump
Friday, September 20, 2019
Thom Tillis kicked off his reelection campaign with an ad wrapping himself around Donald Trump. It’s a signal of how beholden the party is to the president and of Tillis’ naked political opportunism. The GOP has become more a cult of personality than a political party. Trump, a man with no moral or ideological core, is really the only thing
 
SCSU's Pough sees silver lining in money games
Friday, September 20, 2019
Like most HBCU football coaches, South Carolina State coach Buddy Pough has played his share of “money games.” Over the years, the Bulldogs have lost 59-0 and 73-7 to Clemson. And while the debate continues over whether these games help or hurt HBCUs, Pough sees a silver lining – outside of that paycheck. S.C. State has the most HBCU
 
And the first win goes to…
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Bowie State’s remarkable comeback win over Shaw earned the Bulldogs a No. 25 ranking in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll. N.C. Central (0-3) vs. Elizabeth City State (0-2) Freshman place-kicker Adrian Olivo nailed four field goals for the Eagles against Gardner-Webb. Only one problem: that was all of NCCU’s scoring in the 21-12
 
NC student loan debt reaches crisis level
Thursday, September 19, 2019
RALEIGH – Student loan debt among North Carolina residents has ballooned in the past decade, according to the latest report from the Center for Responsible Lending. Between 2008 and 2018, North Carolinians' outstanding federal and private student loan debts increased by 286%, from $15.4 billion in 2008 to almost $44 billion in 2018. Lisa Stifler,
 
Medicaid expansion plan for NC revived in House
Thursday, September 19, 2019
RALEIGH — A Republican proposal to expand Medicaid in North Carolina advanced again on Wednesday with bipartisan support in the state House. But it’s unclear whether reviving the idea will erode strong opposition from the Senate’s GOP majority. The expansion measure approved by the House Health Committee is similar to a bill the panel
 
DPS enrollment increases
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Early data projects that Durham Public Schools student enrollment for the first month of 2019-20 will not only be above expectations but also reverses a trend of declining student numbers. Anticipated enrollment for 2019-20 was 32,220 students, but as of the 14th school day, DPS’s enrollment is at 32,993, with expectations that it will be higher at
 
Durham co. part of Black Founders Exchange
Thursday, September 19, 2019
DURHAM – A Durham company is one of 11 companies chosen to participate in the Fourth Annual Black Founders Exchange, sponsored by Durham’s American Underground and Google for Startups. The program is designed to help black entrepreneurs get the resources they need to launch or grow their businesses, as well as to network with other businesses
 
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BOOK: around harvard square

around harvard square c.j. farley Akashic Books, $14.95 PB Tosh Livingston, superstar

Tillis kicks off campaign wrapping himself around Trump

Thom Tillis kicked off his reelection campaign with an ad wrapping himself around Donald Trump.

SCSU's Pough sees silver lining in money games

Like most HBCU football coaches, South Carolina State coach Buddy Pough has played his share of