Dec. 17, 2014 10:11
on the calendar. Many in the Jewish community do not view Hanukkah as a holiday that is central to the faith. It is the point on the Jewish calendar at which we celebrate the victory of the underdog Maccabees against the mighty Greek army and subsequent rededication of the second temple around 165 BC....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
Imagine all those years of controversy over who was really the number one team in the land at the end of the football smorgasbord on Jan. 1, how they could have been settled once and for all with a playoff system. No more sportswriters picking their favorite regional team like they do with the Heisman Trophy....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
We have reached the point in the year where darkness arrives just after 5pm, and with it a season of sentimentality, where people are a little nicer to each other and more grateful for the little things in life that make a huge difference. Last weekend I enjoyed the company of my family like many, and recited the many things I was thankful for....
Nov. 26, 2014 10:14
I try often not to write about race. I want to join in discussions some African-American friends of mine have on social media from time to time, but I’m often hesitant, preferring instead to observe and absorb their perspectives on being black in America....
Nov. 19, 2014 10:31
Type “Millennial” into the Google search bar, and you get headlines including, “America Lost the Millennials,” “The Problem with Millennials”, “This Is How Millennials View Work,” and one of my favorites — “Are Millennials to Blame for Stores Being......
Nov. 12, 2014 11:17
I cringed when I saw the address on the press release announcing yet another overnight shooting in the Gate City. Not to sound cynical but having spent three years on the police beat and being a seasoned reader of crime reports, I’ve pretty much become accustomed to the overnight robbery and post-2:30 a....
Nov. 5, 2014 11:37
It has been two weeks since Kenneth Wainstein revealed the findings of his investigation into UNC’s now 4-year academic scandal. Not a day goes by when I don’t think about it for at least a few minutes....
Oct. 29, 2014 01:39
It was a fine proposition through those first few excited weeks. When I was dedicated to being a scholar. When I was dedicated to laying a groundwork for future success. It would carry me through that first September rain and the inevitable cold snap that comes along about the end of the first week of October....
Oct. 22, 2014 02:34
Well that’s a little dramatic, but the Court of Appeals race to replace outgoing Chief Judge John C. Martin is one of the most ambiguous and frustrating I’ve seen in my short five years of voting. Voters across the state will need to select from 19 candidates....

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