In North Carolina, the Atlantic’s most notorious buccaneers — from the fearsome Blackbeard to the “gentleman pirate” Stede Bonnet — left behind an aura of mystery and a spirit of daring and adventure.
The 1960s: The Concerts That Helped Desegregate ECU
Although slow to desegregate, one college shifts racial sentiments on campus not with court orders or violence — but through the power of music.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About College Football in North Carolina?
It’s football season, and our love for tailgates and touchdowns burns bright.
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.
City Portrait: Greenville
In the Pitt County city that East Carolina University calls home, town and gown are happily, inextricably linked.
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.