The classroom isn't the best for collaborative learning across discipline and educational experiences.
While gathering in a lecture hall may be the most efficient way for an expert to convey knowledge, something is left to be desired. Grades, teacher-student power dynamics, enrollment caps and, in many cases, early start times, leave room for something to be desired.
We at The Daily Tar Heel believed that if we started a book club it could even the playing field. So we did.
Our club is going to bring authors and notable people to Chapel Hill to lead the community in a discussion around a central book.
This isn't for one person. When we say it’s a community book club, we mean it. It's open to the public — you don't need to be a UNC student or professor to attend.