J. Peder Zane

J. Peder Zane

Elon petition example of frightening rise of authoritarian left

Peder Zane: Recently, more than 150 Elon students signed a petition demanding that the school disinvite the woman tapped to deliver the Baird Pulitzer Lecture on Oct. 4. Her writing, they said, is informed by “prejudice and slander” and “is a consistent attack on all of the things Elon has been working toward – ending sexual assault, increasing diversity and creating a safe and encouraging environment for all students regardless of gender, race, ethnic background or sexual orientation.” Who is this enemy of the state? Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post.

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N&O reporter conquers NC Beer Mile

News & Observer reporter Will Doran recently completed the NC Beer Mile hosted by Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary. A beer mile, for the unitiated, is a race where everyone chugs a beer, runs a quarter-mile lap, then repeats it three more times.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
N&O reporter conquers NC Beer Mile 1:40

N&O reporter conquers NC Beer Mile

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