The Full Bird
I am currently enrolled in my third year at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. I am double majoring in Mass Communication and Political Science with concentrations in Journalism and Public Administration. I am currently the Editor-In-Chief of UNC Pembroke's student newspaper 'The Pine Needle' and am an intern for the news site 'The Full Bird'. Clippings beneath are recent pieces featured on both of those sites. If you have any inquires, please email me at [email protected]
The Full Bird
His Democratic primary opponent, Christian Cano, thinks so and is backing the third candidate in the race for North Carolina's 9th district, Libertarian Jeff Scott. "I think it's no secret that not very many people believe that he's actually a Democrat and he himself even runs away from our Democratic platform and our Democratic values," Christian Cano told The Full Bird.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections has delayed certifying the race for district 9 until it has finished its investigation.
All the events: During & After
The Pine Needle
In the last edition of The Pine Needle, Dean of Library Services Dennis Swanson sat down with student journalists Abaigeal Brown and Mason Miller to discuss the discarding of library resources. Once the article was published, faculty and staff presented The Pine Needle with more accurate information.
On Feb. 14, a picture was "airdropped" to everyone in the James B. Chavis University Center that depicted what students on campus considered "offensive and unacceptable" behavior. Airdrop is a way of transferring files from iPhones that uses bluetooth. When the transfer occurs, a connection and firewall is created between the two devices and all files are encrypted and sent.
The legalization of marijuana has swept across the nation as 30 states have legalized some form of marijuana, medicinal or recreational. The move hasn't only made the drug available to all in some states, it has also sparked the expungement of criminal records for people who may have previous convictions carried by minorities for decades.
As the general election date of November 6 reaches closer on the calendar, residents of all counties in their home states have been preparing to vote for local and statewide officials.
This week marked the 35th Anniversary for Banned Books Week. The American Library Association sheds light on the freedom of speech as an ongoing expression of author's rights and works. The event happens every year from Sept. 24-30. This was the first year that the university paid tribute to the week by hosting their own banned book reading.
Last month, teachers in West Virginia walked out of classrooms in a strike for almost two weeks demanding better wages from the state legislature. The strike finally ended when the legislature passed a bill that raised teacher and other state employees pay by 5% and Governor James C.