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The SciHawk: The Neanderthal in all of us

Recent studies show that modern humans share a portion of their DNA with Neanderthals, a primitive hominoid species that thrived during the last Ice Age. 

Dana Weber | Contributing Writer

May 18, 2016

When you think of a Neanderthal, what do you imagine? Many of us have become familiarized with the idea that Homo neanderthalensis, a primitive species of hominoid from the last Ice Age, was a clumsy, unintelligent being. However, evidence now suggests that Neanderthals may actually have been much more intellige...

NC bill Opens door to discrimination

Members of the public go to vote for candidates at a Senate election in Pittsboro, NC. The new bill that the North Carolina Senate just passed allows possible discrimination when it comes to civil marriage based on religious beliefs.

Sarah Sharpe | Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

On Feb. 25, the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that allows magistrates and other government officials to opt out of civil marriage related duties based on sincerely held religious beliefs. The bill, SB 2, passed with a 32-16 vote and will now head to the House for debate.SB 2 is directed at LGBT...

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September 10, 2014

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

Women in comedy

Ellen DeGeneres is a very funny woman.  

Megan Soult| Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

According to Jerry Lewis, women cannot be funny if they are being crude. Although Lewis admits that women can be great standup comics, if they are crude during their performances women lack all potential of being funny. In a recent article, Lewis said that seeing a woman project the aggression require...

Cancer on the rise

Chart based on a newly released World Health Organization report showing projected rise in cancer cases and deaths over the next 20 years, as well as differences between men and women and rich and poor countries.

Asia Brown | Contributing Writer

February 26, 2014

Cancer is responsible for approximately 8.2 million deaths worldwide. Thirty percent of those deaths are preventable. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global cancer rates are expected to soar from 14 million to 22 million by 2034.One-third of cancer deaths are caused by the five leadin...

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