Stop Making The Pandemic About You

By Nicholas Curry Special To The Carolinian On Thursday, November 22, 2017, I got down on one knee as my girlfriend entered our one-bedroom apartment after a long day at work. Once she opened the door and entered the apartment, she immediately was met by me staring nervously into her eyes as I uttered the words “Will you marry me?” She was at a loss for words and happily accepted

Congressional Rescue Deal Teeters As Death Toll Rises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House teetered Sunday over a now nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package, as the coronavirus crisis deepened, the nation shut down and the first U.S. senator tested positive for the disease.  As President Donald Trump took to the podium in the White House briefing room and promised to help Americans who feel afraid and isolated as the pandemic spreads, the Senate voted

Correcting COVID-19 Myths

By Dr. Joy Martinez Staff Writer With the thousands of articles being written and shared across the internet regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus, it seems almost pointless to write another one. But, while there’s some great information circulating there’s also false, illogical and dangerous nonsense being reshared at a rapid rate.  We must stop these ridiculous posts, they put human lives at risk.  No, coronaviruses don’t live in your throat

Can You Afford A Two Week COVID-19 (coronavirus) Quarantine?

By Rodney Ross Staff Writer The world is racing to find a vaccine for the coronavirus.  The line between fact and speculation is often blurred.  Reporting from ground zero has become difficult because the China government has banned foreign journalist, including three in house WSJ reporters, from China. The WSJ reporters continued to press and find out information about what was really happening with the disease that had its first

Judge Halts Latest North Carolina Voter ID Mandate

Spearman, Joyner and other NC NAACP supports at announcement of injunction on Friday RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican attempts to require photo identification to vote in North Carolina are being thwarted again by judges hearing arguments that the mandate is tainted by bias that would deter black and Latino residents. A federal court announced that next week U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs will formally block a photo ID requirement scheduled