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RALEIGH — In North Carolina, the golden ticket for resident college hopefuls is $1,000 yearly tuition at a handful of public universities. But while the offer looks shiny, the final receipt may stun new students. 

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Gen Z is growing up fast. With the older end of the “Zoomer” generation now in their early- to mid-twenties, many are finishing their undergraduate degrees and moving on to grad programs before trying their luck in the workforce. Others are just beginning their college careers.

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RALEIGH — Free speech is in trouble on college campuses. Social justice indoctrination is to blame.

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North Carolina just earned its 12th green-light rating for campus free speech. 

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PEMBROKE — Homecoming is a time when alumni, faculty and friends reflect on UNC Pembroke’s storied past while taking part in time-honored traditions such as bonfires, tailgating and parades.

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RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College students will now have the opportunity to participate in the renowned Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program, known as C-STEP, in order to earn guaranteed admissions to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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PEMBROKE — Jovian Zayne shared her personal story of beating the odds and becoming an international public speaker with UNC Pembroke’s Class of 2023.

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RALEIGH — A bill N.C. lawmakers passed in late June aims to help 2 million residents get a postsecondary degree or certificate by 2030.

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Monday, 13 May 2019 13:20

COLUMN: N.C. ranks high in college funding

North Carolina appropriates less taxpayer money to state colleges and universities in real terms than it did before the onset of the Great Recession. Tuition has risen markedly and now accounts for a larger share of total revenue. But our state remains one of the most generous in the country when it comes to funding higher education.

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