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6 results for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 5 Issue 2, Winter 2007
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The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University opened in 1977. Its mission is to train North Carolina residents to become family doctors in the eastern section of the state. When the medical school opened, fewer than 800 family doctors practiced east of I-95. Tyrrell County did not have a doctor, and Camden County had only one. Today there are over 1,600 primary care physicians practicing in the east. Over one-fourth of them are Brody graduates. Row discusses the work of some of the doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals that the Brody School graduates who are improving the lives of small-town families.
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8431
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Fans are important to the teams they support, creating the type of noise and spirit that makes an opposing team wish it had stayed home. At East Carolina University, a group of student basketball fans call themselves the Minges Maniacs. The group originated in 1991, and on game day, they are loud and proud in support of their basketball team.
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East Carolina University's visitation policy on when men and women could visit each other in their dorm rooms sparked a ten-week campus protest in the spring of 1971. Students wanted the rules loosened. When the administration moved too slowly, student protests began. Police made arrests. Robert Thonen, editor of the student newspaper was expelled for permitting a letter to be published which used a well-known four-letter word directed toward the university president. Thonen's legal case resulted in a landmark court ruling on free speech in student newspapers. The protest was finally resolved. Tuttle includes a “Where are they now?” section about some of the student protestors. Several are lawyers, one is a preacher, and one was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Thonen had a long career with the Defense Department.
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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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36048
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Larry Babits’ HIST 6875 students brought history to life from a four-week reenactment of life aboard a brigantine. Before collaboration and studying abroad were higher education buzzwords, they applied both in a reconstructed version of this ship. For them, studying the War of 1812 and Battle of Lake Erie was an all hands on deck experience.
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36047
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Charles Hayes sought to help build other people’s lives as much as his business and personal capital. Buttressing his efforts were two beliefs. One was universities are the state’s “best economic development tool. The other was all people deserve a chance, even a second chance.