Late Monday night, the Durham City Council voted unanimously to approve a budget for FY 2020-21. Budget talks can be contentious, but this one may have been even more so, given overwhelming concern from the community about an increase in funding for the Durham Police Department (DPD). According to the budget, DPD will receive a [...]
1. Remarks on Our Country
I have sat tirelessly the past few weeks and watched the Brett Kavanaugh hearings regarding his nomination to the Supreme Court. Through this, I have found that the state of our nation is bleak.
1. Park Lecture at UNC
I had the opportunity to attend the UNC School of Media and Journalism’s 20th annual Park Lecture on Thursday. If you click on the link I’ve provided, you’ll notice who the keynote speaker was: Tucker Carlson. The - often - outspoken host on Fox News has several beliefs that I do not agree with and I also have strong opinions about Fox News as a whole.
A new season has begun for the Durham Bulls. The reigning Triple-A National Champions returned to action at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Thursday to a large crowd and a beautiful evening. The festivities got off to a great start when the team unveiled a banner commemorating its second National Championship. There were also plenty of new food vendors, activities to try out and fun to be had by all! The Bulls continue are in town until April 11. Check out DurhamBulls.com for all the info!
1. Wolfpack Swimming/Diving in the NCAAs
N.C. State Swimming and Diving is taking the NCAAs by storm. The women’s team had its competition last week, finishing very strong in several events. The men’s team is competing this week and finds itself in third place overall. One of the major highlights so far is State defending its NCAA Title in the 800 Freestyle Relay event.