Month: October 2018
Uncertainty lies ahead for UNC after Margaret Spellings’ sudden resignation
Carolina Connection – Oct. 27, 2018
Margaret Spellings resigns as UNC system president after a three year term marked by political divisions. The UNC Honor Court disciplines student Maya Little for vandalizing Silent Sam. The “James Bond of the Media” visits Chapel Hill. Arts Everywhere brings a 24/7 art studio to campus. A UNC researcher studies the impact of physical narrators in storytelling. Roy Williams expresses his frustration after the NCAA prohibits a charity basketball game to benefit survivors of Hurricane Florence. Two Hollywood film professionals return home to Alamance County to stage a haunted attraction.
Little found guilty in Honor Court, receives letter of sanction and community service
Hollywood professionals return to NC hometown to deliver screams and education
UNC researcher studies the impact of live performance in storytelling
UNC opens new art space with free supplies and 24-hour access
“The James Bond of Media” Ken Auletta visits Chapel Hill to discuss his role in the media
Raleigh radio show Geet Bazaar attempts to bring South Asian community together
Carolina Connection – Oct. 13, 2018
Carol Folt becomes the first UNC Chancellor to apologize for the university’s lingering connection to slavery. Several Silent Sam protesters still face trial dates. Some UNC students and faculty hope to nominate Christine Blasey Ford for a distinguished alumna award in the wake of her testimony during the Blake Kavanaugh hearings. Flu season is upon us, and campus health is pushing for students to get vaccinated. UNC’s Gaelic Athletic Athletic Association practices “the fastest game on grass,” in order to keep the traditions of their ancestors alive.