Category: Raleighites

Doctors doing good

by Liza Roberts Raleighites are a worldly bunch, venturing frequently to distant places for work and for pleasure. But the group of travelers we most wanted to profile for this travel issue take themselves far from home in order to do…

Girl power

by Tracy Davis Great oaks from little acorns grow. And the City of Oaks has little acorns of all sorts, including a crop of girl rockers and bluegrass pickers that’s coming along quite nicely. Appearing soon on a stage near…

Meredith at 125

by Leslie Maxwell Kristen Rivera, from Johns Creek, Ga., wasn’t considering applying to a women’s college. But after visiting the largest women’s college in the Southeast, she changed her mind. At Meredith College, she says, “I just felt really comfortable.” Now a…

Building luxury

Training ground: Raleigh by Jessie Ammons photographs by Justin Cook In one of N.C. State’s sleek Centennial Campus buildings, 42 graduate students study a pyramid graphic on a screen in front of them. The pyramid illustrates the upper echelon of the world’s…

Hoops country

How a group of dreamers, schemers, and other North Carolinians gave birth to modern basketball by Scott Ellsworth North Carolinians possess an embarrassment of basketball riches. We are a land that can lay claim to Dean Smith and Jim Valvano, David…

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