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for Indy Week Vol. 34 Issue 33, August 2017
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At the base of a Confederate statue known as Silent Sam on the University of North Carolina, a community of students has come to protest the monument. Although the University says it cannot remove the monument without approval of the North Carolina Historical Commission, under a 2015 law, students vow to not leave the site until Silent Sam is removed.
In the past election, the maps that decided the current North Carolina General Assembly--and the presidential winner for the state--were found unconstitutional. This week, the North Carolina legislature must draw new maps to combat racial gerrymandering.
The North Street Neighborhood in Durham, North Carolina has become an example of community living and the cohousing movement in the Triangle. Filled with families, singles young and old, and students, the Neighborhood shares common spaces and appliances, while residents also gather for meals and meetings.
The Raleigh News and Observer has decided to move from more obligatory stories to reader-focused coverage. However, this has led to the removal of some substantial columns, including art journalism.