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NBA Takes its Ball and Goes Home
Sports

NBA Takes its Ball and Goes Home

A few weeks ago, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the 2017 NBA All-Star game would be removed from Charlotte, North Carolina, due to the controversial House Bill 2 law, and its potential discrimination among the LGBTQ community. Commissioner Silver stated that the game was moved because the values of […]

North Carolina’s Action on College Costs
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North Carolina’s Action on College Costs

The North Carolina State Government is taking action to combat the rapidly increasing cost of attending college. Through various Appropriations Acts and the state’s new bond, North Carolina is working to help students obtain a higher education. The budget passed by the state assembly, and signed by Governor McCrory, caps […]

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)  watches from the sidelines after he lead an ofensive drive against Green Bay in the second quarter at Levi's Stadium Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)
Sports

Kaepernick Rides the Bench

Colin Kaepernick, the multi-millionaire quarterback of the 49ers, was riding the bench during the Green Bay Packers game. No, this was not just a typical 49ers game. During the performance of the national anthem before the start of the game, Kaepernick refused to stand. When asked about his extreme actions […]

Hillary’s Health is Fair Game
National

Hillary’s Health is Fair Game

The presidency of the United States of America, by almost universal acclaim, is one of the most stressful jobs in the world. Every four years, presidential candidates come under the spotlight as Americans probe into whether or not the candidates are fit to serve in such a role.  As voters […]

Voter ID Protects Integrity of Elections
Local

Voter ID Protects Integrity of Elections

The North Carolina voter identification controversy has manifested itself in a partisan battle characteristic of this intense election cycle. A recent article in the Old Gold & Black asserts that voting legislation passed in North Carolina has burdened or restricted large numbers of voters. The author appeals to the emotion […]

College: Worth the Cost?
Opinion

College: Worth the Cost?

Al Perez is the son of Cuban immigrants who is graduating from the University of Miami in the spring of 2016. Rather than feeling the excitement that comes with being immersed into the real world, Perez is worried about how he is going to pay off his student loans. On […]