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MILLSBORO, Del.— Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth-largest chicken producer, recently awarded 27 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college. 

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“Wherever books are burned,” wrote the German journalist and poet Heinrich Heine, “men in the end will also burn.”

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Monday, 26 July 2021 11:34

OPINION: Fewer students major in humanities

Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding job.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper will allow existing state mask mandates to expire on July 30, but he's recommending required masking for public school students in kindergarten through middle school. Cooper emphasized those changes during a Wednesday afternoon press conference on updated state COVID-19 guidance.

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PEMBROKE — Each year, two of the 86 seats in the entering class of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University are reserved four years in advance for deserving students at UNC Pembroke.

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RALEIGH — Some universities across the state have announced that they will be requiring the COVID vaccine for students returning to campus. UNC System public universities are not requiring, but encouraging, the vaccine. Some private schools, including Duke and Wake Forest, are requiring it.

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We are quickly getting past the midpoint of summer. Schools will re-open in just five or six weeks. It’s time to take the masks off our kids. With mitigation measures, COVID is not much of a risk them and they are not a risk to us. There is little scientific reason to have masks in schools, especially among vaccinated kids, and certainly no scientific reason to keep them closed. 

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PEMBROKE — The Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke was awarded a grant to offer a free four-week program to introduce high school students to transportation careers.  

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PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has released the Chancellor’s list and Honors list for Spring 2021.

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BLADENBORO — In February, Chandolyn Todd and Glorimar Cruz-Pagan— students at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke — were driving in rural Bladen County when another vehicle ran a stop sign, forcing Todd to veer off the roadway and plunge into a ditch.

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