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Put me in, coach: Trey Burleson, 6, comes to home baseball games with a glove, a ball and wearing a uniform, in case the Pirates ever need an extra player.


A warm day with the wind in your face and a scary carnival ride at Piratefest—priceless!

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The ECU Report
Greenville police handed out 20 percent fewer tickets for underage drinking last year, but campus officials say they aren't letting up on their efforts to educate students, particularly freshmen, about the dangers of alcohol. Read about that and other stories in the news around campus in The ECU Report.

SPECIAL REPORT: ECU launches $200 million fundraising campaign.

undefinedNo. 1 in Nurses

By Marion Blackburn  The College of Nursing has grown rapidly to become the biggest in the state. But growth hasn’t changed the expectation that an East Carolina nurse be smart, savvy and dedicated to improving health care in the rural east.

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By Steve Row You would think that an actor who has appeared in more than 70 feature films, dozens of plays and hundreds of television shows, as Beth Grant has, would have been quite the leading lady as a drama major in college. And you would be wrong.

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Goes Upscale
By Bethany Bradsher
  Remember the year you lived off campus and what your apartment usually looked liked? The old dump’s main charm was you could walk to class in five minutes. Today’s trend in off-campus housing is more upscale. Way more.

undefinedMy Summer Job? Work Up a Sweat

By Bethany Bradsher  With spring exams over, East Carolina athletes can lay down their books for three months. But most will have some required summer reading, a booklet with chapters on “Hill sprints X 20” and “Twisting Stack Crunches 3 X 20.”

undefinedThe Truth
About Fiction

By Sally F. Lawrence  Introducing students to North Carolina authors is especially satisfying for English professor Margaret Bauer, because “many students don’t realize that Jill McCorkle is from Lumberton or that Allan Gurganus is from Rocky Mount.”