Happy birthday to American actor and model Channing Tatum, who once said, “I’ve always had way too much energy so I'm always looking for new things to do to channel that energy.” Hopefully we all find a way to channel our energy into these last few days of classes! Here’s the news:
- From the closing of a Russian consulate in Seattle to a minority coup in Istanbul, here’s how political situations and relations impact the students who study in areas of conflict.
- Author Anne R. Keene has written a book about a team of Major League Baseball players who played while at a Navy training school at UNC in 1943. The team of fighter pilots never had their story told — until now.
- ATTN UNC seniors and their parents: The DTH has extended the deadline for UNC seniors and parents to place graduation announcements in the keepsake graduation edition. This special edition will feature four years of news and sports at Chapel Hill as well as adorable pictures of UNC. Go to to order, and look for the edition in the boxes on May 10.
- Around 20 students marched across campus and Franklin Street in a Take Back the Night event to bring awareness to the sexual violence of women, men and non-binary individuals by men.
- “BSM is important because it serves as one touchpoint, one basepoint, one organization, one name that is tied to all things Black.” The Black Student Movement has elected Qieara Lesesne and Alex Robinson as its new president and vice president.
- Wondering where to take your next bathroom break? From Gardner Hall to the Carmichael Makerspace, here are the best places to pop a squat.
THINGS TO DO AND SEE
- REVIEW: If you’re a vegetarian who misses meat, or a meat eater who wants to try out the vegetarian lifestyle, then Trolly Stop’s new plant-based “Impossible Burger” is a good option for you.
- “I try to bring the lessons I’ve learned in my drag career and throughout my life to the students.” We talked to Shangela, a drag queen and former “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant ahead of her performance at UNC tonight.
- Still searching for LDOC plans or LDOC bands? Here are the car shows, cookouts and concerts happening around campus on Friday.