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3494
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For a number of reasons, many high school graduates did not go to college twenty years ago. Now the 25-and-older student is the fastest growing college group, making up a third of the over 200,000 students in four-year schools.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p50-51, il
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25357
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Freshmen Kathryn Simpson is learning the ups and downs of starting college life away from home. While the adjustment can be tough, many students do it each year meaning there are high hopes for Simpson to adjust in a timely manner.
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25369
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Kathryn Simpson has transformed a lot through her first year at ECU. She has made many changes including tattoos, a breakup, and a roommate change. After her first year, she is ready for a second.
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25413
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Steve Tuttle outlines the top ten things a freshmen should know before starting their first semester at ECU. The list includes things like what not to ever lose, and how to avoid looking stupid.
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28116
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The desire to have local and organic food available to students in the Triangle’s college dining halls is increasing. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students recently formed Fair, Local, Organic Food (FLO Flood) to advocate for the issue. The practice of having such food available is normal at Duke University. North Carolina State is beginning to look at ways to make this movement a reality. The food culture and desire of students request different food in dining halls in area universities is explored.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 9, February 2008, p21-23 Periodical Website
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28630
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This bibliography includes selected theses and dissertations by recently graduated students from 11 North Carolina Universities. The selections are cover a wide area of topics and are related to North Carolina and its history, culture, environment or politics, in some way.
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28659
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North Carolina’s college students are finding new ways to support sustainable causes on campus. Students from UNC Pembroke and Edgecombe Community College are highlighted for their promotion of sustainable food source and renewable energy sources.
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36985
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The homecoming parade for North Carolina A&T State, described by Hardin as having no start time or end, generates excitement perhaps normally allotted for major holidays. Labeled by the author as a happening rather than event, the happening founded in 1891 takes precedence for many Aggies over the football game following it. The happening’s significance is also perceived in photos illustrating A&T’s version of this aspect of the college experience.
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37052
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Students have oftentimes been at the forefront of challenging societal values. In North Carolina, college students instituted protests for civil rights, the Vietnam war, and free speech.
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36043
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The title alluded to fraternity and sorority members being true adults, rather than “college kids.” The article’s mission was to counter this stereotype of Greeks: more concerned about socializing than making a positive difference. An illustration of their intended more altruistic nature was Phi Beta Sigma’s “Sleep Out for the Homeless.” As for shedding another stereotype—more concerned about socializing than academics—included was information about required GPA.
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36046
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Hunger can be just as spiritual as physical. ECU campus ministries, ranging from Methodist to Muslim, can provide a source of solace and place of peace. Further encouraging student Pirates to seek solace and pursue peace was a list of ministries and their contact information.
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36051
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Before leadership was a college campus buzzword, ECU’s Air Force and Army ROTC cadets profiled were living this role, in the classroom and out. These programs, then, provided student-cadets like Joelle Banjo-Johnson training for more than life in the barracks and on the battlefield.
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36078
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Facts hinting the excitement over the inaugural class’ arrival on October 5, 1909 were an incomplete auditorium and borrowed pews serving as the first desks. Time-bound facts were kerosene lamps as the light source and number of incoming students, totaling 123 and including 104 women and 19 men. As for timeless facts, included was reprinted text from the first president’s speech, given a month later. His speech reflected the hope and promise he perceived.
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36080
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For ECU’s Generation Y students, reality TV truly hit home. The Loft was filmed in a local condo and featured other students. While targeting people who came of age in the Internet age, it discussed age-old roommate issues associated with the pleasures of first-time adult freedom and challenges of first-time adult responsibility.
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36097
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When the drinking age was raised to 21 in the late 1980s, student riots were expected. As for the location where the riots erupted, it was not in the expected location. It was also a case of ECU not living up to the party reputation it had gained during this decade.