Charging Station Concerns
The competition is fierce with electricity, natural gas, and hydrogen fuel cells all jockeying for position to be at the forefront of the technology.
I Was At the General Assembly Protests Last Week
We stood singing, holding signs and praying in defiance of Chief Weaver's orders to disperse.
Whitman & Me
Beginning Friday and running through May 19, the ArtsCenter in Carrboro is staging the southeastern premiere of “Walt,” a musical play abo...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: Getting Dogs
The decision to get a pet is not an easy one as a parent, because it introduces another care-taking responsibility into the household.
Celebrating the End of the Charlotte Curse
We can stop referring to the Charlotte mayor’s job as a dead end for politicians aspiring to statewide or national office.
Fashion: A Battle of the Sexes
When it comes to fashion, as women, we like to follow trends, no matter how short-lived they may be.
I recently heard a story which estimated the cost of cleaning up depleted uranium weapons in Iraq at around 30-45 million dollars.
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: Mama Bear
I don’t consider myself tough. But apparently, nothing turns you into a ferocious bear like motherhood.
A Night That Glittered
Over the last 15 years, a legitimate criticism of the UNC athletic department by those who looked closely inside was too much myopia.
Keep Our Grandfather’s Fire Burning
D.G. Martin on the Tar Heel state and Tom Lambeth’s recent speech to the North Caroliniana Society.
Advice for Opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline is back in the news, with supporters touting its benefits for economic growth and with opponents changing their focu...
The Neverending Rush To Judgment
We all like to think ourselves superior, but at the end of the day we’re the same rabble who believed that Richard Jewell was guilty.
Eastern North Carolina Eating, The Literary Way
There are hundreds of reasons to celebrate Georgann Eubanks’ third and last in her “Literary Trails of the North Carolina” series. Follow her t...
A Kid's View
A Tale Of Two Help Desks
As most of you who read my columns know, I’m the tech support for my family.
Want to Grow the Local Economy? Hire More Engineers.
The foundation of value creation in the economy is the conversion of raw materials into finished goods. Therefore, in order for North Carolina to have...
Welcome Chancellor Folt
From Maria Palmer. Last weekend I participated in the innagural WW Finlator Lectures in Faith & Social Justice at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church i...
North Korea, North Carolina, and a Pulitzer Prize Winning Book
The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded this week to Adam Johnson for “The Orphan Master’s Son” set in North Korea. It is a very ...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: It Takes a Village – Of Perspectives
This is a parenting page, about parenting Page. I am a child psychologist and a mother. So I specialize in children, yet I am human, thus I am full of...
My Wife, My City
Finally, Wednesday morning, Jan cried. Before then, she was caught somewhere between five minutes from the finish line at the Boston Marathon and the ...
How We Came To Do A Documentary About Las Abuelas In Argentina
In 2002, a couple of my broadcast journalism students were Morehead Scholars. The young people who vie for that scholarship are among the best and the...