Articles written by: Caroline Biscotti

College application fee waivers extended through Nov. 16 for counties impacted by Hurricane Florence

College application fee waivers extended through Nov. 16 for counties impacted by Hurricane Florence

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor College-bound students in North Carolina counties hit hard by Hurricane Florence will have an entire month to turn in their applications – and still take advantage of an application fee waiver offered by many N.C. colleges and universities. As part of College Foundation of North Carolina‘s NC Countdown to College month-long event, […]

At the NC State Fair: Guess your weight at the agriculture department‘s standards booth

At the NC State Fair: Guess your weight at the agriculture department‘s standards booth

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor Raleigh, N.C. — Personally, my weight isn‘t really something I want to focus on during a trip to the N.C. State Fair what with all of the fried food and ice cream and candy apples and fried food and … you get the picture. But generations of fairgoers have done just that […]

Award-winning children‘s author Kwame Alexander brings latest book to McIntyre‘s Books this week

Award-winning children‘s author Kwame Alexander brings latest book to McIntyre‘s Books this week

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor Pittsboro, N.C. — Newbery Award-winning author will stop at McIntyre‘s Books at Fearrington Village this week with his latest novel for young adults – “Swing.” I‘ve seen Alexander before talk about his work, his writing and his books. He is incredibly engaging, entertaining and inspiring. I highly recommend his readings and bookstore […]

Raleigh Little Theatre to offer second sensory-friendly show with run of ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe‘

Raleigh Little Theatre to offer second sensory-friendly show with run of ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe‘

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh Little Theatre will put a classic children‘s series on the stage starting this week with its production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Based on the book by C.S. Lewis, the show tells the story of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch […]

At the Fair: Fill up your bottles at two new water bottle-filling stations

At the Fair: Fill up your bottles at two new water bottle-filling stations

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor Raleigh, N.C. — I just wanted to give a shout out to the people responsible for putting a couple of water bottle filling stations at the this year. New for 2018, one station sits across from Casey‘s Clubhouse in Kiddieland. Another is in the grassy area, under the trees, between Kiddieland and […]

Exploring the Heels‘ wide range of end of season scenarios

Exploring the Heels‘ wide range of end of season scenarios

By David Staley, WRALSportsFan contributor Chapel Hill, N.C. — In college, my roommate and I spent countless hours throughout the last month of basketball season analyzing every possible scenario for the final ACC standings. We‘d update these scenarios following every game. Of every team. In the entire conference. Looking back, we had a lot of free time on our hands. […]

Editorial: Voting starts now!

Editorial: Voting starts now!

CBC Editorial: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018; Editorial #8352 The following is the opinion of Capitol Broadcasting Company It’s time to vote. Early voting starts today and runs through Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 6. There are more people registered to vote in North Carolina than ever – nearly 7.1 million. Unfortunately if the past is any indication – and […]