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Rooftop yoga at the Durham Hotel: finding balance during the pandemic

I can’t touch my toes without bending my knees, the splits are totally out of the question for me and I would not consider myself particularly zen. Still, I decided to drag myself out of bed at 8:30 on a Saturday morning to walk half an hour in the rain to the Durham Hotel to take a La Vita Yoga class with Jessica Collette. And let me tell you, I enjoyed every minute. 

Pauli Murray

Q&A: Pauli Murray Center on new documentary "My Name is Pauli Murray"

Social activist, priest and attorney Pauli Murray has had a radical impact on modern notions of equality and social justice. Despite this, Durham native Murray is not the household name that Martin Luther King Jr. or Rosa Parks may be. But, the Pauli Murray Center and the new documentary, told in Murray’s own words, are trying to change that. 

Have U Heard Fest

Have you heard about Have U Heard?

While most juniors in college spend their summers interning to build up their resumés, Aditya Surana decided to go in another direction: creating his own music festival, Have U Heard Fest.