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Carolina Connection – Apr. 21, 2018

A court ruling forces UNC to release records about campus sexual assault cases. As they graduate from college, DACA recipients face uncertainty. UNC remembers alumnus Carl Kasell, the former NPR newscaster who died this week. Juul e-cigarettes are a fast-growing fad, but health advocates worry about their popularity with teenagers. UNC is a leader in studying autism among older adults. Duke University hosts the world’s most extensive population of endangered lemurs.

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Carolina Connection – Apr. 14, 2018

UNC students with ties to Syria react to this month’s chemical attacks and the subsequent U.S. airstrikes. Latino advocates and local mayors speak out against of a series of immigration raids in the Triangle. Tucker Carlson speaks at UNC amid a debate about his journalist credentials. During autism awareness month, a student with Asperger’s Syndrome reflects on his own experience. A UNC study sheds light on how loggerhead turtles navigate. Swimming is part of the 2nd grade curriculum at one Chapel Hill school.

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Carolina Connection – Apr. 7 2018

UNC’s annual Sexual Assault Awareness week sparks more discussion this year because of the #MeToo movement. A planned speech by Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson leads to controversy. Spanky’s restaurant has closed after 40 years; the same owners will open a family-style “down home” restaurant in its place. A new Playmakers production documents the economic ups and downs of rural North Carolina. “Arts Everywhere Day” covers campus with painted pianos, spinning chairs, colorful duct tape, and other artistic creations.

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