June 2017

Women Who Code

Jun 14, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
When it comes to gender politics, tech companies have been considered progressive, yet a recent review by a female coder at Facebook has called into question gender bias. According to the Wall Street Journal, the […]
June 2017

On a Roll

Jun 12, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
The Raleigh bikeshare program just rolled one step closer to reality. Last month, potential vendors exhibited their bicycles on Fayetteville Street. The teams were there in person to field questions by the selection committee and […]
June 2017

Broadway Bound

Jun 5, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
This month, the Tony Awards will celebrate excellence on Broadway and amongst the stellar theatrical community you’ll find Ariana DeBose, hot off Hamilton and debuting as the leading lady in A Bronx Tale. She sings, […]
June 2017

Cause for Concern?

Jun 5, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
A huge spike in snakebite calls leaves the community wondering why When the North Carolina Poison Control Center announced it had received more than 71 snakebite calls in April (up from 19 the previous year), […]
June 2017

Dorthea Dix: Summer Playground

May 31, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Will Dix Park be downtown’s answer to fun? Dorothea Dix Park is poised to be one of the city’s most popular gathering spots this summer. Unveiling its first season with a full calendar of free […]
May 2017

A Taste for Photography

May 15, 2017 Cameron Walker
On one of her first photo shoots for a major brand, Felicia Perry-Trujillo stood in a refrigerated warehouse alone, facing racks of fresh caught fish she had no idea how to photograph. But in that […]
May 2017

Back to Square One

May 15, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
This legislative session House Bill 780, known as the Uphold Historical Marriage Act, was introduced in an effort to declare null and void the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage. Though the proposed […]
May 2017

Changing Lanes

May 8, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
In an effort to meet traffic growth, the Midtown Raleigh Alliance partnered with the City of Raleigh to conduct a Six Forks corridor study analyzing both a 4-lane and 6-lane option that would break ground […]
May 2017

How many pills are too many?

Apr 28, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Over the last year, the words “opioid epidemic” have resonated sharply across the state. Deaths from opioid use have surpassed traffic and gunshot fatalities, with twice as many from prescription overdoses than heroin. Four cities […]
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