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Carolina Connection – April 20, 2019

UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns after an investiation confirms she used racially insensitive language and forced students to play hurt. Seniors reflect on what it’s like to graduate from UNC during a very tumultuous year. In a Carolina Connection interview, Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz talks about rebuilding trust on campus. Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke campaigns at UNC. Rural communities look to foster mental health on farms. “Elevator Queen” Cherie Berry ends her 20-year run as the state’s Labor Commissioner. Some people fear bugs, but the insects serve important roles in the ecosystem.

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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.