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Livable Housing Standards for Greenville?

Livable Housing Standards for Greenville?

By Jerry Weitz Many students of ECU are interested in securing standard and decent off-campus housing, and their parents are concerned about living conditions in off-campus neighborhoods. I therefore propose that City Council consider, for the reasons discussed below, a “Resolution of Agreement Between the City of Greenville, North Carolina, and East Carolina University, Establishing […]


Ousted NYT Editor Addresses Wake Grads

Ousted NYT Editor Addresses Wake Grads

By Justin Catanoso Special to The Greenville Guardian WINSTON-SALEM, May 19, 2014 — Without a trace of rancor or bitterness, Jill Abramson, the recently deposed executive editor of The New York Times, offered graduates of Wake Forest University on Monday morning a message that is highly uncommon among powerful and accomplished commencement speakers: she’s just […]


Caricatures of Council, in Words

You put your right foot in. You put your right foot out. Etc..

by Lisa Ellison, Editor I intended to write an examination of the way each councilor engages in debate. But this is what I came up with instead. From the Editor’s Desk Smith: “This is easy. Here’s why. You’re stupid.” Blackburn: “I don’t know if it’s the right thing to do, but my heart is really […]


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