Written by: Meredith Wilson

The Wiz’s opening night a success for Hillside Drama Department

By Meredith Wilson and Noah Grant

November 9, 2016

Hundreds  of theatre-goers converged on Hillside High School Friday, Nov. 4, for Hillside Drama Department’s opening night performance of “The Wiz.” Along with the sold-out show, the audience was treated to an awards ceremony and celebration of Wendell Tabb, Hillside’s theatre director. The night began with a “Night Out with Mr. Tabb,” an event honoring […]

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Ken Moshesh: Durham musician draws inspiration from activism and homelessness

By Meredith Wilson and Rachel Herzog

October 24, 2016

Ken Moshesh is full of stories — stories he’ll tell you over drums. He organized communities with the Black Panthers, taught at the University of California at Berkeley, toured with experimental jazz composer and bandleader Sun Ra, and the fell into a series of circumstances, including skyrocketing real estate prices in the Bay Area, that made him […]

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Durham police create new liaison with LGBTQ community

By Meredith Wilson

October 5, 2016

Newly appointed Police Chief Cerelyn Davis announced Officer Charles Strickland as the liaison between the department and the LGBTQ communtiy of Durham at the annual NC PRIDE festival on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Durham Police Department (DPD) also released new standard operating procedures (SOP) regarding interactions with LGBTQ individuals on Sunday, Oct. 2. The LGBTQ […]

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SEEDS embraces changes for new year

By Riley Turner and Meredith Wilson

September 21, 2016

  As SEEDS (South Eastern Efforts Developing Sustainable Spaces) approaches its annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 22, the nonprofit organization reviews this past year and what changes it can make to better serve its ever-changing community. “We can do many things, or one thing really well,” said Laurel Shulman, operations manager of SEEDS. “We […]

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