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for Independent Weekly Vol. 28 Issue 40, Oct 2011
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N.C. Central University law school students and alumni opposed a proposal for a constitutional law center project. Their complaints stemmed from the project's backing coming from Republican affiliated Art Pope. Bob Orr, former state Supreme Court associate justice and the man appointed to start the project, rescinded the offer last week because of general disapproval among students.
A recent report compiled by PRM Consulting states uncovered mistreatment of UNC housekeepers. Findings from the report substantiated workers' claims of harassment and inappropriate relationships amongst staff and management. Director of Housekeeping Bill Burston resigned before the report was disclosed to the public.
Seth Keel, a 17 year-old senior at Middle Creek High School, has started campaigning for the Raleigh mayor position despite being too young to hold office. His motivation is to raise awareness about issues of poverty and inequality, while also proving that youthful voices can contribute to the political realm.