Happy Labor Day! To celebrate, I’ve spent the weekend eating my weight’s worth in food, watching Seinfeld and visiting my loved ones. What’s most important is that I’ve done nothing resembling work or productivity in at least 48 hours.
And I’m not going to start now, that’s for sure. So I’m keeping this newsletter short and sweet. Have a great day off, Heels. And if you’re working today, I hope it goes over smoothly. Try to eat something exceedingly American for dinner, like chocolate cake or a tub of mac & cheese.
How has the public art at the University changed with time? In 1913, Silent Sam was erected on McCorkle Place, and today a massive spider sits on North Campus to scare first years on their walks home. How did these, and other pieces of art, get to campus in the first place?
Last week, The New York Times published a piece stating that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos is set to roll out new policies that would change how cases of sexual assault are handled on university campuses. This has led many to be concerned about the future of Title IX — read more about these proposed changes here.
Need some Vitamin C? Apparently, North Carolina is one of fastest growing states for solar energy, according to a report by Environment North Carolina.