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Demolishing History

Demolishing History

By Anthony Mercando As the city council scrapped over the budget, word came that, a mile or so down 5th Street, we’ll be seeing a different kind of development. East Carolina University wants to expand the chancellor’s residence to such a degree that they’re going to have to displace or demolish five (count’em five) houses […]

Darkenwald’s Quantum: Dancing the Unseen

Photo by John Dixon.

by Spencer Bennington Guardian contributor Take a look around you. What do you see? Tables? Chairs? A picture on the wall? Look closer. Can you feel it? Within each of these seemingly inanimate objects, on a smaller scale than the human eye can see, units of energy simmer and swirl beneath the surface. Luckily for […]

On Political Correctness and History: A Case Study from a College Campus

ECU students plastered the walls of various campus buildings with some of Aycock’s most damning quotes.

by Amanda Ann Klein Contributed op-ed originally published by the author at On February 20th the Board of Trustees at East Carolina University, the North Carolina state university where I have worked for the last eight years, voted to change the name of Aycock Hall, a residence hall named after former North Carolina Governor Charles […]

Peace Found on Campus

Peace Found on Campus

The Greenville Guardian accepts unsolicited reviews of local events and op-eds, along with interesting photographs (with captions) for possible publication. Though we offer no payment for such submissions, writers/photographers will be credited if their work is selected. Here is the first in what we hope will be an ongoing series of great photos: For more […]

Internationally Acclaimed Novelist to Visit Greenville

Free and open to the public.

by Lisa Ellison Editor Edit March 31: Sad news has reached us that Adichie has cancelled her engagement citing “nervous exhaustion.” The event will not be rescheduled.  On Wednesday, April 2, Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be in Greenville as part of the ECU Contemporary Writers Series. Selected as a 2008 MacArthur Fellow for […]

Making Greenville Grow. Up.

Making Greenville Grow. Up.

When four of Greenville’s six city councilors voted Thursday to increase occupancy limits for unrelated people living in homes of the city’s Tar River-University neighborhood, each – along with the mayor – displayed a blatant disregard for the will of the people. Despite clear-cut and overwhelming public opposition from city residents, from the Planning and […]

Council to Vote on Occupancy Rules

photo: City of Greenville

by Lisa Wilbourne A long-debated proposal to change the occupancy rules in one Greenville neighborhood will be decided tonight. City council will vote on what’s known as the University Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (UNRI), proposed two months ago by councilor Max Joyner. Under the proposal, homes meeting certain criteria and located in a neighborhood stretching from […]

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