Frat boys caught on video singing a racist chant are shocking but not as surprising as we might think. New studies show young folks to be no less prejudiced than their elders. They just believe they are.
It has been an Iranian tradition since 1979 to end Friday prayers with chants of "Death to America!"
Time well-spent with Crime Stoppers
If you are looking for an interesting book for springtime reading, I have four suggestions: A cookbook that will be fun to read. A book of stories from one of North Carolina’s rising stars. The story of a ’57 Chevy and its complicated, troubled and fascinating 13th owner who took it to Moyock in Currituck County for restoration. An award-winning story of a mother who writes letters to the son she gave up the day he was born.
This week is Sunshine Week. It spotlights the idea that open government is good government, an idea that newspapers and other media outlets espouse.
Defining right and wrong
This is for Gigi, who can't figure out why I don't like Bill Maher.
One of the most interesting things about this job is getting to know our readers. You get a sense of the role the paper plays in people’s lives.
It’s great to be recognized for your professional skills, the time you spend perfecting your craft and the good work you do.