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Astoria Characters: The Man in Transition

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.01.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's nothing ordinary about Clay Nelms' story. So don't let the stereotypical musical-style synopsis fool you: Small-town boy with big-city dreams comes to New York because he's gotta sing and dance.

Sport and Society for Arete-Does Corruption Matter?

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.25.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Over the past few weeks, college sport has once again taken over the lead in ink and air time; not actually games, of course, but stories that illustrate the corruption of higher education in America by the presence of intercollegiate athletics on campus, or more precisely football on campus.

Rant in East Carolina Student Newspaper Spurs Racial Tension, Death Threats for Editor

Dan Reimold | Posted 12.06.2014 | College
Dan Reimold

An anonymous rant with racist overtones run in East Carolina University's student newspaper has triggered controversy, outside media coverage, a free speech debate, a campus-wide racial inequality panel and even death threats directed at the paper's editor-in-chief.

Contemporary Themes in Southern Politics

Glen Browder | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

I have dealt with the South and southern politics in previous posts; so we are not going to break major new ground here. But I think it is worthwhile to update what some of today's experts are saying about the South and its role in American democracy and history.

Astoria Characters: The Lady of the Lights

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is the light of the sun that brings Barbara Barrow to life. Intently, she watches the flakes fall from the sky. There are no rays today. It looks as though a baker is shaking powdered sugar over an ice-skating rink.

Bra Bandit On The Loose

The East Carolinian | Posted 10.28.2013 | College

An estimated 100 bras were stolen from White Residence Hall back in September. For Corrine Frigault, a sophomore and business major, she still doesn...

Why Is A University Suing The Company That Made Flip Cameras?

Posted 01.14.2013 | College

East Carolina University has filed a lawsuit in a federal court against Cisco Systems, a networking giant known for their teleconferencing technology ...

WATCH: Man Streaks At Football Game, Newspaper Publishes Nude Photo On Front Page

Posted 01.11.2012 | College

Football fans at last weekend's East Carolina University vs. Southern Mississippi game got a little more than they paid for when John Sieglinger, a 21...

Playboy's TOP 10 Party Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, Playboy Magazine ranks its top ten party schools based on criteria that includes a "bikini index." The University of Texas took 2010's top ...