Stories tagged: "higher education"

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Delaware in September 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Report: Biden’s College Plan Would Pay for Itself in 10 Years. Here’s Why That Matters in NC.

Student loan debt skyrocketed in the last decade in NC. Here's what the presidential candidates, particularly Biden, want to do about that.

Duke University students, forced off campus by coronavirus, spearheaded a fast-growing pandemic aid group. (Image via Shutterstock)
How a Duke Student Masterminded a Growing Coronavirus Aid Group

When the pandemic shuttered colleges, a group of Duke students turned a Facebook support group into a fast-growing coronavirus aid nonprofit.

The bell tower at UNC-Chapel Hill. NC's flagship university jettisoned in-person classes after several coronavirus hotspots popped up on campus this month. (Image via Shutterstock)
State Employees Head Demands UNC System ‘Step Up’ and Hold Reckless Students Accountable

After coronavirus forces UNC-Chapel Hill shutdown, head of state employee group says UNC System must ‘step up’ and hold students accountable.