Month: April 2019
Carolina Connection – April 13, 2019
Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz says he’s “heartbroken and deeply offended” by the performance of a Palestinian rapper that included anti-Semitic language. UNC’s police chief announces his retirement weeks after UNC’s administration announced an investigation of police behavior. UNC students reach out to help Bennett College, a Greensboro school that’s in danger of losing its accreditation. Mental health issues are common – but rarely talked about – among farmers. State officials issue a warning about graduation and prom photos: Don’t take them on railroad tracks.
UNC Police Chief announces retirement after tumultuous year
Study finds some students don’t feel free to express their opinions in class
A warning about those prom and graduation photos: Don’t take them on train tracks
As the farm economy worsens, farmers are experiencing more mental health issues
For students paying their own way through college, unpaid internships pose a hardship
Students face uncertainty as Bennett College tries to stay open
CarolinaCast: Ep. 8, News
Carolina Connection – April 6, 2019
Police are looking for two people accused of vandalizing statues on UNC’s campus; officials say at least one suspect is associated with a Confederate group. UNC suspends the women’s basketball coaching staff pending an investigation to “assess the culture” of the team. Evening parking on campus no longer will be free. A member of the first Palestinian hip-hop group performed at UNC; some criticized his comments as anti-Semitic. There’s a school in Orange County for people who want to keep bees. A local DJ uses his platform to help others get started.