Gavin Stone, Assistant News Editor |
This week in Winston-Salem, the trial to determine whether a bill passed by North Carolina’s Republican leadership in 2013 carried an explicit intent of suppressing voter populations that tend to vote democratic.
Brenden Parsons, Staff Writer
Posted: July 22, 2015
For most Americans living with diabetes, insulin
injections have become a normal part of everyday life. Thanks to
researchers at NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill, these days may soon
come to an end due to the innovation with the “smart insulin
Head coach Dave Doeren, redshirt senior quarterback
Jacoby Brissett and senior defensive end Mike Rose discussed
expectations and additions to the team during their media
appearances at the ACC Football Kickoff July 20-21 at the Pinehurst
Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Daniel Lacy, Assistant Sports Editor |
Posted: July 15, 2015
Tipping off just a week after the NBA Draft, the NBA
Summer League is filled with young, competitive talent hoping to
make NBA rosters. Among this crop were six former NC State players.
Here is what they have done so far:
Gabe DeCaro, Staff Columnist |
Updated: July 23, 2015 - 12:56 pm
In the wake of the monumental Supreme Court decision
that made it legal for same sex couples to get married, several
million activists have performed a mass celebration by adding a
rainbow hue to their social media profile pictures. In addition to
the risky move of demonstrating their radical political beliefs to
the world, many of these hardcore activists have taken their
political actions further by posting article links from The
Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and other well-written leftist news
Gabe DeCaro, Staff Columnist |
Updated: July 23, 2015 - 1:10 pm
Recently, yet another
Starbucks opened its doors. Their new location? None other than
Talley Student Union. The new site originally received very
positive traffic, mostly from Caucasian females in the 18-24
demographic ordering predominantly the Venti Sugarcane-extract
Frappuccino. However, in the past couple of days, the store has
started to gather protestors from an ideologically diverse spectrum
of student organizations.
While we as a nation continue
to spread the alms of democracy around the world, it is important
to recognize the legacy our country has built as a lesson to those
more novice governments striving to emulate us. In the last several
decades, we’ve helped provide early intervention on other nations’
coarse attempts at democracy. We’ve denounced other countries’
unsavory governing styles. And perhaps all this confusion over how
to run a good democracy exists because we haven’t been able to
preach the good word well. A lot of languages are out there, so
things may have gotten lost in translation. As a quick “how-to” for
fledgling nations aspiring to greatness, let’s take a moment to
clear up what makes a good democracy.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton visited the Triangle last night to raise money for her campaign for the White House. The fundraiser was held in North Raleigh in a private home. July 21 was Clinton’s first visit to North Carolina since her campaign announcement. Each individual had to donate approximately $2,700 to attend, the maximum donation amount from individuals during primaries.
NC State University Recreation hosted a pool battleship competition in the Carmicheal Aquatic Center July 25th. Pool battleship is an intramural sport where the object is to sink all opposing boats until there is only one left floating. Teams consist of three to four participants, where at least two must be in the boat at all times. Various containers, such as recycling bins, were used to dump water into the other teams' canoes.
Representatives from the 14 ACC football programs gathered at the Pinehurst Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff. Players and head coaches fielded questions from various media outlets during the three-day event. NC State head coach Dave Doeren and senior captains Jacoby Brissett and Mike Rose discussed expectations for the Wolfpack in 2015, as well as new additions and recent departures from the program.
Activists march in support of voting rights in downtown Winston-Salem on Monday. Thousands were in attendance as a band sang traditional music, some of which were updated to fit the current situation while others recited poetry and called the crowd to action. After the initial speakers came to the stage, the mass in attendance marched past the local courthouse and returned to the stage to hear speeches from several community leaders, most notably Reverend Doctor William Barber.