There are two things most people experience and hate: pain and anxiety. While there are many medications that treat these conditions, they can be expensive, and some people are paranoid about contributing to “big pharma.” As an alternative, some people are using cannabinoids, CBD oil for sho…

An article from The News and Observer earlier this week disclosed that in 2019, there were 652 reported shooting incidents in Durham alone, wherein 190 people were injured and 32 people killed. Despite the shocking numbers, 652 is not a record high. Durham experienced 729 reported shootings …

Across college campuses, students are becoming more open about mental illness and other mental health concerns, and programs such as the Stop the Stigma campaign at NC State encourages students to seek help by reducing the stigma surrounding mental health treatment through programs as well a…

With cumbersome grading requirements and a lack of meaningful participation, CSC 379: Ethics in Computing almost entirely fails in its goal of challenging computer science students to think critically about vital ethical issues. Most of my peers dislike the course and feel that it is a misgu…

A recent settlement between Duke Energy and the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) may finally put an end to the threat of coal ash, which has been menacing our waterways for years. The agreement requires the company to move about 80 million tons of ash from its current housing …

About 2 months ago, the parking on Hillsborough Street increased in price by 50 cents and extended the pay period’s ending from 5 to 8 p.m. My gut reaction was negative; Hillsborough felt important to me, and as an off-campus student who frequently parked on the street for easy access to the…

Many of us are disillusioned with the idea of resolutions due to their high failure rates, almost canceling out the idea of creating new resolutions. Human behavior research states that approximately 40% of Americans formally set a New Year’s resolution. Failure rates are not very encouragin…

It’s that time of the year. Projects are due, exams are coming, and everyone is exhausted from the grueling semester. Once all of this is done, students get to go home for winter break and enjoy their holidays. But not for long as, NC State seems to have a shorter winter break compared to ot…