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Chancellor Cecil Staton, left, and Catherine Staton sign the final steel beam for the Southside Expansion
Jul 13, 2018
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The topping out ceremony for the $60 million expansion project at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium was held July 12 in conjunction with the summer meeting of the ECU Board of Trustees in...

Jul 11, 2018
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A 16-member task force has been appointed by East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton to examine major aspects of Greek life at the university, to identify and consider nationally recognized...

Student reading
Jul 09, 2018
  • Bri Deel
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The East Carolina University Pirate Read committee has announced the books that all incoming students are asked to read for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years. They are “The Last...

Jun 29, 2018
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A team of researchers at East Carolina University has conducted a national survey that offers new insights into American public attitudes and behaviors on topics related to the nation’s founding...

Jun 11, 2018
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Researchers at East Carolina University, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, have declared open season on the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. While rarely fatal, Lyme disease can...

Apr 26, 2018
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“It was a life-changing experience.” That’s how Brandon Hodges describes the kidney transplant he received a couple of months ago at Vidant Medical Center (VMC). Hodges, 42, is a physical...

Student Government Association President La’Quon Rogers presents his report to the ECU Board of Trustees. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 20, 2018
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During its meeting on April 20, the East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the conferral of 5,282 degrees for spring commencement, which will take place at 7 p.m. May...

Apr 17, 2018
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Eating is one of the basic functions of life, but something that is often not possible for the approximately 200,000 U.S. residents living with achalasia. Achalasia occurs when a muscle...

Apr 11, 2018
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Linda McMahon, Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration, will be the speaker for East Carolina University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. McMahon’s visit...

A student dancer rehearses for Dance 2018.
Mar 21, 2018
  • Bre Lewis
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Dance 2018 makes its debut March 22 in McGinnis Theatre, featuring a wide range of performances by East Carolina University students and choreography by guest artists and faculty. “Each dance...