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NCCU's success comes with a price
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Jerry Mack could only look over at Athletics Director Ingrid Wicker McCree and smile. McCree had just said how football and men’s basketball had spoiled her and that she “expects more championships.” Mack, North Carolina Central’s football coach, jokingly shook his head and replied, “We’ve come a long way from
 
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
 
Smart shoe line has Bluetooth capabilities
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Move over Nike and make room for Keexs, an Africa-inspired unisex footwear brand and the first smart shoe in Africa that has a Bluetooth connection to your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Even more importantly, the new sneakers brand creates jobs and helps poor people in Nigeria. Nigerian entrepreneur Babajide “Jide” Ipaye created the new
 
Virginia Union earns top awards
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Virginia Sports Information Directors named CIAA Player of the Year, Ray Anderson, co-player of the year. The Virginia Union senior guard will share the honor with Lynchburg College senior guard Zack Burnett. Anderson led the CIAA in scoring with 18.1 points per game, and also averaged 4.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists. In keeping within the Panthers
 
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
 
Flag ban supporters present colorful petition to school board
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
HILLSBOROUGH – At Monday night’s Orange County School Board meeting, the Hate Free Schools Coalition presented the board with a paper chain of 1,096 colorful paper dolls representing each of the signatures collected in an online petition supporting banning the Confederate flag in Orange County schools. Presented by students who attend Orange
 
Second Chance Alliance brings personal stories to the forefront
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
RALEIGH – Months of preparation culminated Tuesday when the North Carolina Second Chance Alliance and its supporters walked into the state legislature for the biannual Second Chance Lobby Day to lobby for numerous bills promoting opportunities for North Carolinians with criminal records. Part of National Reentry Week, a variety of reforms are being
 
Fibroid embolization is not safe for fertile women
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Women with fibroids who wish to retain fertility need to think twice about uterine fibroid (or artery) embolization. Radiologists perform UFE with a small tube inserted into the large blood vessel in the groin. The vessels that feed the fibroid are then blocked with little plastic particles. However, the long-term control of fibroids through embolization
 
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