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September 5, 2018

     I am a first-generation college student who has seen and lived within the dark and terrible side of life.
I’ve formed close friendships with people who were so contradictory in their nature, they could have been compelling and complex characters in any n...

With senior Brandon Watts graduating this spring, the next Brave that is positioned and primed to rewrite the program and conference record books is sophomore Akia Pruitt.

Pruitt had an impressive debut season as a freshman, he cracked the starting line up out of the g...

The UNCP football team held its intrateam spring game scrimmage on April 12 at Grace P. Johnson Stadium in front of family, friends, recruits and the student body.

Defense was the theme of the game as both the Black team and the Gold team traded blows throughout the co...

The UNCP Residence Hall Association hosted their first “Wild N’ Out: College Edition” April 10 in the UC Lounge at 6 p.m.

RHA members helped check-in and serve snacks to the audience 15 minutes after the doors opened. The UC Lounge was full of students, faculty and sta...

May 2, 2018

• Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced April 12 that a new plan to increase teacher pay by 20 percent will be implemented by the beginning of the 2020 school year, according to CBS News. In 2018, teacher pay would initially increase 9 percent then an additional 5 percent...

The Pembroke Activities Council hosted its 25th annual Talent Showcase on March 22. Over 500 students and staff attended. UNCP senior Joshua Oxendine claimed the $250 firstplace prize with his performance of “Titanium” by David Guetta.

Other winners included second pla...

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