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Pat James making a difference at Duke and on the diamond
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Name: Pat James Title: Staff Specialist, Community Service Center Years at Duke: 38 Nominator: Claire Smith, a program coordinator with Duke Recreation and Physical Education, nominated Pat James. In her nomination, she wrote that James “cares for the boys (in the Long Ball program) as if each one of them was hers, whether it’s making sure
 
LCHC receives grants to support HIV care, substance abuse
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
DURHAM – Lincoln Community Health Center has received two federal grants totaling more than $2.3 million to enhance its mission of providing primary and mental health care to low-income and underinsured patients throughout Durham County. The first grant of $1.94 million over four years, from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
 
ĎVí health critical to a womanís overall well-being
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
RALEIGH – You go to the spa to get a facial or sit in a steam room to clear your skin and make it more vibrant. But have you ever considered going to the spa to take care of your lady bits? Did you know that a good steaming down under can do more for your yoni than a steam facial can do for your pores? At The V Spot in Raleigh, ladies are learning
 
Hurricane-walloped North Carolina votes again after Big 1
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
RALEIGH — For a Southern state regularly exposed to hurricanes, call it an election Florence-style. In 2016, North Carolina voters cast their ballots just four weeks after Hurricane Matthew unleashed devastating floodwaters on the state’s eastern half. This fall, they’re voting about seven weeks after Hurricane Florence sent rivers wildly
 
Toward a world without rape or racism
Monday, October 15, 2018
I'm feeling defeated. Grief-stricken. Exhausted. Just when I'd found a little bit of flow again after Hurricane Florence, the day descended heavy: another trip to the ER with my son, Trump's fascist speech to the United Nations, (Brett) Kavanaugh, (Bill) Cosby, #MeToo, my girlfriends' pain, my pain. I know that boys and men are victims, too, and that any
 
Itís naive to think college athletes have time for school
Monday, October 15, 2018
From my first day as a sociology professor at a university with a Division I football and men’s basketball team, education and athletics struck me as being inherently at odds. Student-athletes filled my courses to take advantage of the fact that the classes met early in the morning. The football and men’s basketball players – most of whom
 
UNC leader apologizes for schoolís history of slavery
Sunday, October 14, 2018
RALEIGH — The chancellor of North Carolina’s flagship public university apologized Friday for the school’s history of slavery, adding that words alone are not enough to atone for using enslaved people to build and maintain the campus. “As chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I offer our university’s
 
PASTOR APPRECIATION: Bless him, bless yourself
Saturday, October 13, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. – For years, October has been designated as Pastor Appreciation Month. This is a wonderful opportunity not only for the church to bless him but also to bless yourself through strengthening the relationship through expressing your care for his ministry. Some churches go to great lengths to show appreciation for their shepherd, while
 
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On the edge: Justice equal and fair

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Eagles fly past Spartans

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