Forsyth schools deal with racial discrimination reports

OLIVIA CHIPI Forsyth County schools are top of the ranks for racial discrimination, according to recent reports by the Youth Justice Project. “A lot of the data we see is not broken down by different groups of students… unless we’re looking at that disproportionality, we’re not really measuring how our schools are educating students,” Peggy […]

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Lucy Rose Center builds relationships with Network 1772

OLIVIA CHIPI On Feb. 15, the Lucy Rose Center for Global Leadership and Career Innovation hosted a launch event for the new Network 1772 mentoring platform. “It’s an advising, advisee mentoring platform with alum,” said Collier Lumpkin, the executive director for the career center. The platform Network 1772 runs through Firsthand, a website dedicated to […]

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Business 40 construction continues, affects Salem College

OLIVIA CHIPI Major construction has been right outside the doorsteps of Salem College. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) began construction on Interstate 40 Business (Business 40) through downtown Winston-Salem in 2017. As of Nov. 11, 2018, Church, South Main and Liberty streets have also been under construction, which directly affects Salem College. “It […]

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Bennett College still standing, awaiting hearing

OLIVIA CHIPI Bennett College was established in 1873 and is one of the only two women’s HBCUs in the nation. As of Feb. 22, the college’s accreditation status is at risk. Following a hearing on Feb. 18 with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the historically black college learned that it will not […]

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Tell Me the Good News

NATALIE PATTERSON These days, it’s easy to feel like everything is bad. And by “everything,” I mean politics, the environment, staggering rates of mental illness, diseases in our food, a dead Mars rover, the crushing social constraints of society, your highlighter looking a little splotchy, etc., etc. Little do you know, good things are happening […]

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New voter ID amendment poses obstacles to students

LAUREN KAY CHIARADIO In the 2018 midterm, North Carolinians were given the ability to vote for passing a voter ID amendment to the Constitution of North Carolina. Of those who voted on the amendment, 55.5 percent voted in favor, making the amendment law. This new amendment, unless struck down by the courts, requires that all […]

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Washington Post Journalist Killed in Turkey

DENAE RABINETTE Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and author from Saudi Arabia who frequently openly criticized the country’s governance, was killed in a Saudi consulate in Turkey sometime around Oct. 2, 2018. Khashoggi was visiting the consulate to arrange paperwork for him to marry his Turkish fiance. Surveillance footage shows Khashoggi entering the consulate, but no […]

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