Although slow to desegregate, one college shifts racial sentiments on campus not with court orders or violence — but through the power of music.
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The Man who Charted the Coast
Edward Moseley used chains, clocks, and compasses to create a map of eastern North Carolina. Nearly three centuries later, his attention to accuracy and detail is still astonishing.
East Carolina University Fans are Pirates to The Core
East Carolina football fans are rabidly energetic and fiercely loyal, and they don’t back down. Ask them why, and you’ll find out that their team, their town, and their school all have something to prove.
A Guide to North Carolina’s College Mascots
The only way we could get this motley crew of birds, beasts, and men to pose together was to illustrate them. But the rivalries between these Division I good luck charms are good-natured — we think.
Game Day Grub
Pirate Nation preps for battle at Cubbie’s.
For nearly 40 years, the Tar River Boys have played mountain music with their own lively style, bringing the high lonesome sound to the flatlands of eastern North Carolina.
Finding Juan Pardo
An archaeologist from Warren Wilson College is digging up a 16th-century Spanish fort on a site near Burke County’s Morganton. But why did everyone disappear after 1568?