When I heard that the town of Carrboro had proclaimed the last week of February as Scholastic Journalism Week, into my mind’s eye sprang a single photograph from 14 years ago.
RALEIGH — Too many North Carolinians lack access to the medical services they need. One possible response, as we have heard incessantly for more than a decade, would be to expand Medicaid under the terms of the Affordable Health Act, with most of the expense to be borne by the (already heavi…
The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change — specifically, global warming — as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies.
The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences declares March as Living Well Month. During this month, Family & Consumer Science (FCS) Extension professionals share tips to help individuals and families gain knowledge and skills to help them lead full and productive lives.
From the moment he came into my life until his very last day, Harley was happy making me and others happy. In his death, I have come to realize how much he truly was a part of me.
Even if you never read Orwell’s Animal Farm (1945), you’re likely to have heard his satirical phrase, “more equal.” Furthermore, I’d assume that most are aware that the double-speak inherent in those two words is much like the oxymoronic jumbo shrimp and legal ethics.
As a rule, I tend to avoid using columns or sermons to deal with political matters unless those matters are pressing, egregious, and have crossed very clear lines of truth. I much prefer to be encouraging, self-deprecating, and instructive rather than combative. But when in the words of Isai…