Wronging Your Rights

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DeErricka Green| Managing Editor  N.C. Legislature Makes Voting More Difficult for Students  Earlier this month, Gov. Pat McCrory enacted what many have deemed “the nation’s worst voter suppression law.” The law requires voters to have specific forms of government-issued photo identification to cast a ballot, a measure he and other Republicans …

Letter to the Editor: Separate But Equal, is Not Equal

To Whom It May Concern, I am writing you as a concerned student body member. I recently picked up a copy of your newspaper, this issue to be specific, and was troubled by your message. I found the title “Welcome, Black Pack” to be offensive and quite frankly ignorant. As …

50 Years Later, The March on Washington

Demonstrators gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in front of the Washington Monument.  | Photo Courtesy of: Deona Hooper

    Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief Two North Carolina Natives Share Their Experiences at the Anniversary March  DeMonte’ Alford is barely a quarter-century old. However, despite his young age, he has already made strides in fighting injustices that long precede his birth. On Saturday morning, Alford took a five-hour bus-trip to …

Education Cuts, or Cut Your Losses

Vonte Keith | Staff Writer  Since the first day of kindergarten, we have been taught that rewards would flow in consistently, if we put education first. Current legislation regarding North Carolina education, more specifically its teachers, takes a sharp 180 degree turn from that belief. Gov. Pat McCrory, as well as …