Shortly after North Carolina novelist Reynolds Price died in 2011, his friend, Duke professor Alex Harris, received an unusual assignment: To photograph and document the rooms in Price’s Durham home before the estate was broken up.
A fire led to the eventual end of Phoenix — a groundbreaking Maryland public school program for children with addiction that closed in 2012 — but the state could see institutions like it rise again from the ashes.
Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University has ended a six-decade ban on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: “It’s happening.”
A “mission school” created by the Catholic Diocese of Erie, Mother Teresa Academy is dedicated to providing a Catholic education for inner-city Erie children. Students do not have to be Catholic and only 21 percent of current students are.