Happy Thursday, Tar Heels! February 22 is officially Walk a Dog Day, so be on the lookout for some cute puppies roaming Polk Place today. Here’s your morning headlines:
- Anyone need a table? Someone in Hanes Art Center can help with that. Students majoring in Studio Art are using their creativity to turn a profit by selling commissioned art.
- Feelin’ thrifty? Save the environment by shopping for used University computers, furniture, pianos and graduation gowns at UNC Surplus.
- “Our chancellor must protect our safety, not a Confederate monument.” Although a rumored white supremacy protest didn’t happen, counter-protesters rallied around campus to address frustrations with UNC administration, police and Silent Sam.
- The men’s baseball team may have suffered a 5-2 loss to St. John’s, but sophomore first baseman Michael Busch added two hits, a walk and two stolen bases to his impressive start to the season.
- After years in the shadow, UNC’s football team walk-ons are finally getting the recognition they deserve through the “Walk-on U” Twitter account.
- The NCAA upheld its decision to strip the University of Louisville of their 2013 men’s basketball national title. Here’s why their result was different than UNC’s.
- “We’re a small neighborhood, but we’ve got a lot of big issues.” Residents of Carrboro’s historic Lloyd-Broad neighborhood are voicing their concerns over new, large developments taking over the area.
- Buy art, build houses! Student-run art show and fundraiser Mixed Concrete is coming to Top of the Hill tonight, filling the space with over 75 works in a silent auction to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Orange County.
- Governor Roy Cooper has yet to take action on the House Bill 90 bill, which has the potential to send schools scrambling to gather funds and hire teachers to accommodate smaller class sizes.