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Workers erect a tent outside of Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl 55 Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (Image via AP/Charlie Riedel)
Bojangles, Cheerwine, and a Laptop: How to Host a Virtual Super Bowl Party

COVID-19 doesn’t need to get in the way of you (safely) eating those wings and getting together with friends. Here’s C&P’s guide to a virtual get-together.

Friends can still get together during a pandemic, just online (Image via Alistair Berg/Getty Images)
6 Things to Do While You Stay Home During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made dinner out with friends, or a coffee shop date, potentially dangerous. Here are some ideas to have more fun while at home.

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The Bernie Meme Traveled the World This Week. Why Not North Carolina?

A mittened Bernie Sanders meme was all the rage during Inauguration Week. So we brought the shivering socialist home to NC.

Caroline Lattimore, a Durham member of the historically Black Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, joined many of her sisters celebrating Vice President Kamala Harris' inauguration Wednesday. (Image via Lattimore)
‘So Very Proud’: How AKA Sisters in NC Greeted Kamala Harris’ Groundbreaking Inauguration

With loads of pink and pearls, North Carolina members of Kamala Harris' historically Black sorority AKA celebrate her historic inauguration.

Two prospects from Indian Trail, NC — Grayson McCall, left, Sam Howell, right — were among the top 5 quarterbacks in the nation this year. (Images by AP/Graphic by Rebecca Russ for Cardinal & Pine)
How One NC Suburb Rocked College Football in 2020

How Indian Trail, NC, population 40,000, raised two top-five quarterbacks in Sam Howell and Grayson McCall.

Protesters face CMPD officers after an arrest was made and tear gas and pepper balls were deployed against those gathered this summer following George Floyd's death. (Photo by Grant Baldwin for Cardinal & Pine)
2020 Was a Drag. But Here’s My (Incomplete) List of the Cardinal & Pine Stories That Soared.

Brave leaders, earth-moving candidates, a president in free fall, and a NC man who waited 44 years for justice. The best stories of 2020.

In August, three NC employees of a Raleigh Bojangles say the restaurant failed to properly notify them that a coworker tested positive for coronavirus. (Image via NC Raise Up)
The People, Places and Stories That Got Me Through 2020

Dunking on racism and bashing Bojangles: C&P’s Maxwell Millington on his best and most compelling stories of 2020 in NC.