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P.A. department’s URiM Mentorship Program gaining momentum

Brianna WestonStaff Writer Ethnic minorities in this country have historically had a hard time accessing quality healthcare and receiving good patient-provider communication. According to, racial and ethnic minorities receive lower-quality health care than white Americans. Unfortunately, little headway has been made on this issue despite the need. Dr. Lavette Shirley Elee, a board-certified physician…

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Troublesome North Main Train Crossing Expected to be Fixed in Next 12-18 Months

Staff Writer: Maleah Funderburk The low-clearance train crossing at North Main Street that has producedtwo major accidents and significant power outages at Wingate Universitythis semester will be fixed within the next 12-18 months after a recentspecial meeting of the Wingate Board of Commissioners produced anagreement between the town and the North Carolina Department ofTransportation. NCDOT…

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Wingate Athlete Leads Outreach Program in South Carolina

Staff Writer: Savannah Phillips Wingate University student Jaquan Edwards is making a difference in the lives of middle- and high-school boys by volunteering for the LEAD ME (Lead, Empower and Develop Me) Program in Johnston, South Carolina. A motivator and a mentor, Edwards strives to encourage them to see the good in themselves. “A lot…

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How to Solve the World’s Problems

Staff Writer: Emily Werner These are trying times. We’re almost three years into the pandemic, Russia and Ukraine are at war, and One Direction is still broken up. There are so many issues in the world and it seems as though nobody knows how to solve them… except me.  Debt and poverty are debilitating to…

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Happy April Fools’ Day!

Staff Writer: Jacob Almond Most of you can probably say that you have been fooled once or twice before on April Fools’ Day, maybe by someone you know personally or a celebrity pulling a prank on the general public.  However, there have been times the public thought something was a joke on April Fools’ Day…

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I Want a High-Speed Transcontinental Railway and I Want It Now!!!

Staff Writer: Emily Werner Since the ripe age of five years old (or sooner for some), we have been told that the United States is the greatest country in the world. We’re number one in so many things – student debt, divorce, covid deaths, and… something positive, I’m sure. But one thing we’re the absolute…

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Happy Daylight Savings and Saint Patricks Day!

Wishing all Bulldogs a Happy Daylight Savings on March 13th and Saint Patricks Day on March 17th! Remember – turn your clocks up one hour Saturday night – we will get an extra hour of daylight for the next eight months! — The Triangle Staff

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Local Union County Student Aims Survey at Young College Students

Staff Writer: David McCallister When thinking back to high school, many college students may have thought little of their complete college experience. Some students may have thought too much about their future and how they want to have an impact on society. For local high school student Reagan Fauser, her goals of impacting young adults…

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