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The summer before my freshman year was filled with a mix of excitement and dread as I daydreamed about the legions of new best friends I would make at Duke but also wondered if I might not just be incredibly lonely. I was the only person from my high school to even apply to Duke, and perhaps the only one to venture south of the Mason-Dixon line, so I didn't quite know what I would be getting into.
Emma Lazarus' words inscribed on Lady Liberty have welcomed immigrants to America's shores since the statue--a gift from the nation of France (yes, we were friends once)--was unveiled in 1886. At the beginning of the 20th Century, hundreds of thousands passed through the "golden door" to seek better opportunities in the United States.
Growing up Jewish in the Northeast, I adhered to the traditional philosophy: When it comes to circular breakfast choices, make it a bagel. It is the Chosen Food, the one true choice for breakfast noshing. That other round breakfast treat, the doughnut? That was for the goyem. Well, I have a confession to make. A few days ago, I walked into the Krispy Kreme store in Raleigh and came out a convert. Had she been a bit more religious, my grandmother would be rolling in her grave, but the way the hot Original Glazed melted in my mouth was the closest I've come in a while to a religious experience.
A senior writer for the magazine Entertainment Weekly, Karger says what Duke meant to him.
The day before students return to Duke in January, another class will be reassembling in Washington, D.C.
The snow and freezing rain had stopped falling and temperatures were climbing out of the freezing range by midday Thursday, but for many Durham residents, the worst had just begun.
Northerners may scoff at the few inches of white powder covering the ground, but to most Durham citizens, it's cause for alarm.
Durham city officials tried to ease citizens' concerns about safety in their neighborhoods Tuesday, holding a press conference in the wake of a recent shooting involving a school bus.
After nearly five hours of deliberation, the Durham City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to retain Marcia Conner as city manager, but with the stipulation of strict disciplinary action.
RALEIGH and SALISBURY, N.C. -- At a renovated train station in Salisbury, N.C., U.S. Senator-elect Elizabeth Dole, Woman's College '58, thanked the hundreds of supporters who came to cheer her on and vowed to live up to her campaign promises.
With his large, round glasses and quiet demeanor, Erskine Bowles is hardly an imposing presence. But through his work in the private sector and in Washington, D.C., Bowles has earned a reputation as a tough guy who gets things done. And now Bowles has set his sights on making an even bigger impact-by representing North Carolina in the U.S. Senate.
Nine months, two rounds of searching, six finalists and multiple domestic abuse allegations later, the city of Durham finally has a new chief of police.
Senate hopefuls Erskine Bowles and Elizabeth Dole took their gloves off Saturday night for a combative second debate at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, N.C.
The rallying cry to save Social Security has pitted the North Carolina Senate candidates against each other--trading jibes in advertisements and speeches.
Less than 25 percent of seniors at the nation's top schools can identify James Madison as the father of the Constitution, but over 98 percent know who Snoop Dogg is, according to a recent report.
To Durham municipal governments, it will be an early Christmas, but shoppers will likely grumble at a possible sales tax increase slated to go into effect Dec. 1.
The state of North Carolina is on a diet, and a host of departmental jobs and programs are in danger of wasting away.
The U.S. Senate primaries and Durham County elections held few surprises Tuesday night, with the Senate race's front-runners boasting decisive victories and mostly incumbents winning the Democratic nominations for the five county commissioner seats.
Citizens throughout the Triangle will come together to remember and reflect Wednesday, in a variety of religious and nondenominational community events honoring the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Seven months after former Durham police chief Teresa Chambers left her post for a job at the U.S. Park Service in Washington, D.C., the city of Durham has yet to find a permanent replacement.