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Raleigh teacher protest and it’s significance in the modern political climate

Matthew Roehm, Layout

May 13, 2019

North Carolina teachers and faculty from all corners of the state gathered to march on Raleigh on May 1st, protesting for school safety, higher wages and smaller class sizes. This is the second year in a row that teachers hav...

Local and worldwide Women’s Marches shed light on current issues

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

February 23, 2018

This January, on the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, thousands of people congregated in Raleigh's Halifax Mall to participate in the second annual Women’s March. Participants in the rally were “feminists” of all...

Krispy Kreme Challenge

Dana Shefet, Features Editor

April 18, 2016

Five miles, 12 doughnuts 2400 calories, one hour. This is the epitome of the infamous Krispy Kreme Challenge, an annual race at North Carolina State University that raises money for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. The ...

Lowes Foods donates nearly 100 pounds of food to Grow Our Kids, North Carolina Food Bank

Declan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2015

“Grow Our Kids,” a non-profit community organization that mainly focuses on organizing and distributing food to disadvantaged young students for their breaks when free or reduced breakfasts and lunches may not be availabl...

Raleigh celebrates 70 years of Christmas parade

Dana Shefet, Business Manager

December 8, 2014

Year after year, spectators from all across the east coast join together in Raleigh to watch the annual Raleigh Christmas Parade. The parade is a main attraction during the holiday season, usually occurring the weekend before...

First Friday Fun

Lauren Koesy, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

The first Friday of every month until August, downtown Raleigh offers a fun-filled experience that includes exciting art, music and restaurants that are great for people of all ages and interests. First Friday is a free self-...

‘World of Bluegrass’ brings biggest Bluegrass names to Raleigh

Nick Keith, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2013

The first weekend of the fall of 2013, downtown Raleigh hosted its first  annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Festival, “World of Bluegrass,” which included performances by the biggest names in bluegra...