Month: April 2017

Country Club Dues Increase
Campus

Country Club Dues Increase

As the spring semester is wrapping up and another year is on the horizon, it should not be shocking that the Board of Trustees is raising tuition yet again. This year, the Board voted to increase tuition from $49,322 (full sticker price $64,478) to $51,400 ($69,192 in total). Recently, our […]

Not Just a Zip Code
Local News

Not Just a Zip Code

Contrary to popular belief, kindergarten through 12th grade education has seen improvement under Republican leadership in the North Carolina General Assembly and former Governor Pat McCrory. Today, students have more options for education than before, and that is thanks to a cap being lifted which determined the number of charter […]

Equal Sons and Equal Daughters
Opinion

Equal Sons and Equal Daughters

Note to the Reader: The views expressed in this column represent those of the writer at the time of publication and do not reflect views held by any elected official or candidate for public office. In one of my dresser drawers, there’s this boxy t-shirt that says “human woman” in […]

One Flag
Opinion

One Flag

In 2004—amid the thick of summer—I entered my initial Infantry training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Whenever a drill sergeant walked in the room we would all have to stand up and yell in unison – “dead man walking drill sergeant!” Five years later and nine months into my deployment on […]