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RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College students will now have the opportunity to participate in the renowned Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program, known as C-STEP, in order to earn guaranteed admissions to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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PEMBROKE — Jovian Zayne shared her personal story of beating the odds and becoming an international public speaker with UNC Pembroke’s Class of 2023.

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RALEIGH — A bill N.C. lawmakers passed in late June aims to help 2 million residents get a postsecondary degree or certificate by 2030.

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COLUMN: N.C. ranks high in college funding

North Carolina appropriates less taxpayer money to state colleges and universities in real terms than it did before the onset of the Great Recession. Tuition has risen markedly and now accounts for a larger share of total revenue. But our state remains one of the most generous in the country when it comes to funding higher education.

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GREENSBORO — Margaree Brown grew up in Everetts, North Carolina. Her high school had fewer than 400 students. Her graduating class was a group of just 40.

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RALEIGH — A bill in the N.C. House would authorize public colleges and universities to allow the sale of alcohol at stadiums, athletic facilities, and arenas located on school property.

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PEMBROKE — If you ask senior Alaina Malcolm, UNC Pembroke’s catalog is one course short in the history department. 

One that details UNCP’s history. 

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Could the president known for his turbulent relationship with the media and strident criticism of negative news stories become a free-speech savior? 

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If Democrats want to see large victories in 2020, they need to steal the narrative away from their left flank. The new voice of the left wing of the party is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The 29-year-old freshman Congresswoman from the Bronx is engaging, articulate, funny and everywhere in the media. Her Green New Deal has become a rallying point for the left and a litmus test for presidential contenders.

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