A Localist Magazine of What's Happening INSIDE The Triangle (Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill)

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 5 miles southeast of Izúcar, Puebla in Mexico City today, causing buildings to sway on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital.

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'Put the panic back in Hispanic:' Pep rally sign causing controversy

An Alabama high school’s pep rally sign is causing controversy nationwide.

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Three Durham Mayoral Candidates Have Raised More Than $260,000. Where’s the Money Coming From?

This year’s mayoral race in Durham is shaping up to be one of the city’s most expensive municipal elections yet, as candidates vie to set the tone of the Bull City after sixteen years of Mayor Bill Bell’s leadership. According to the most recent campaign finance reports—which cover campaign contributions through August 29—Farad Ali‘s account holds […]

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UNC Faculty Members Call for the Removal of Silent Sam

Faculty members in UNC-Chapel Hill’s art and art history departments are calling for the Confederate monument known as Silent Sam to be removed. Twenty-two faculty members signed a letter sent today to Chancellor Carol Folt. Their message comes as students, some of whom staged a sit-in around the statue to compel its removal, are calling […]

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