Evie Fordham

Reporter

Here's a chronological sampling of my writing, including stories from my internships with The Raleigh News & Observer and Patrick Henry College's communications team. I've also been published by The Charlotte Observer, The Federalist, TriangleToday.com, and Christ and Pop Culture online magazine.

Portfolio
The Federalist
01/09/2018
Democratic Congresswoman Warns Against Premature Impeachment Talk

Many Democrats want 2018 to be the year of President Donald Trump's impeachment, and the sooner the better. But as "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff travels the TV circuit preaching White House incompetence and billionaire Democrat donor Tom Steyer spends tens of millions to push impeachment, Democratic Rep.

The News & Observer
06/30/2017
Rick Riordan's books changed this kid's life.

Raleigh teen Sam Chandler is excited to catch the best-selling young adult author at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Center on October 4. You can, too, if you pre-order Riordan's book "The Ship of the Dead" from Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books.

The News & Observer
07/13/2017
"The Silver Linings Playbook" author is heading to the Triangle to promote his new novel

An ailing Vietnam veteran named David Granger - a gun-toting Philadelphian with a penchant for right-wing conspiracy theories - finally realizes he needs to make things right with another veteran he wronged decades ago. Along the way, he tries to restore his relationship with his left-leaning son Hank, reconnect with his 7-year-old granddaughter Ella and show that there's more to him than meets the eye.

The News & Observer
08/11/2017
This Raleigh entrepreneur defies fast fashion with clothing made in NC

After moving to Raleigh in 2013, California native Jenny Hwa immersed herself in the Triangle food scene. While volunteering at Raleigh City Farm downtown and eating at restaurants like Mandolin in North Raleigh and Capital Club 16 downtown, the fashion designer noticed a disconnect.

TriangleToday.com
12/01/2017
Danielle James presents 'Signs of the Times' at Glas Dec. 8 | Triangle.com

"Why you not want kids for?" "Do you shave?" "Hello Gorgeous." Those are just a smattering of the come-ons that Raleigh neon artist Danielle James has received, thanks to dating apps and catcalling strangers on the street. She decided to take these messages and perform the proverbial making-lemonade-out-of-lemons by turning her and other women's experiences into twelve snarky neon signs.

Jam the Hype
12/26/2016
Rapper NF: The Face of Relevant Christian Rap

This article was written by Evie Fordham, a journalism student at Patrick Henry College and a follower of Christ. It is the result of interest in why NF's music has resonated with the millennial audience.

The News & Observer
Tales of deadly obsession: Triangle writers in Carolina mystery anthology

A cosmetics demo gone wrong at a Raleigh beauty convention, a washed-up farmer driven mad by windmills on his land, a World War II-era police chief with an unusual identity - these are the plots of just a few of the short stories in "Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds."

TriangleToday.com
12/05/2017
John Kayrouz makes peace with himself through 'Peacemaker' at The Carrack | Triangle.com

Emerging artist John Kayrouz paints stories with his portraits. At his exhibition "Peacemaker" at Durham's The Carrack Modern Art, you'll find non-traditional portraits - a woman mid-blink, a nude couple in bed, a pair of alter egos. If you look closely, you'll see that some of the figures have extra limbs, and ghostly forms sometimes lurk in the backgrounds.

Patrick Henry College Herald
10/28/2016
Evan McMullin: Long Shot for President

Utah native, Mormon, and former CIA operative has a solution for Americans who are downright disgusted with their choice between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

PHC Blog
11/04/2016
Education After PHC

Like many of her classmates, senior literature major Caitlin Coulter plans on attending graduate school...

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