IOPL starts Collegiate Political Leadership Program

The Institute of Political Leadership and N.C. Center for Voter Education today announced the creation of the Collegiate Political Leadership Program (CPLP), designed to empower North Carolina’s future political and community leaders.

The Collegiate Political Leadership Program
will bring undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds from across the state to the campus of William Peace University in Raleigh for a rigorous program from May 19-24. The leadership program is open to any student currently enrolled in a North Carolina college, university or community college. The application process opened today and students can apply online at by March 15 for consideration in the program.

Is a journalism degree worth the parchment paper?

"For a while now, experts have classified the journalism major as the one of the more useless college majors in the nation. Last year, online slide shows from national publications ranked journalism high among the worst majors for graduating college seniors.

Is journalism a worthless major in Arkansas?

Indeed, better college writers in Arkansas universities go on and find writing careers in the newspaper industry after graduation. There are more than sixty newspapers in the state which leaves plenty of options for writers seeking real world journalism writing experience. But do college reared writers have an edge over experienced writers and reporters?

Camp Wellstone in Durham June 19th-21st

Are you considering a run for office? Want to learn more about running a campaign? Future citizen activist?

If the answer to any of those questions is yes, you should consider heading on over to good ol' Durham, NC the weekend of June 19th-21st. Camp Wellstone is coming to town!

Nisour Square Massacre One Year Anniversary Protest and Rally Against Blackwater

Sep 13 2008 4:00 pm
Sep 13 2008 6:00 pm


One Year Anniversary Protest and Rally Against Blackwater

Sponsored by Blackwater Watch
and North Carolina Stop Torture Now

For more information telephone 919-801-0734 or email admin at

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 4-6 p.m.
at Blackwater's Lobbyist Firm Headquarters:

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
One West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

A Day at Blackwater

A small group of bloggers....were invited to Blackwater Worldwide's get a "VIP Tour" of the facility. Read what they saw and said (includes pictures)

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