Board of Trustees tip sheet for July 24

Through Complete Carolina, a new program announced at Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting, returning student-athletes will retain the same scholarships and advising support they enjoyed before they left.

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Board of Trustees tip sheet for May 21

The Board of Trustees met Wednesday to talk everything from Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed UNC system budget cuts to students’ efforts to rename Saunders Hall.

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If you give a cop a cookie

“COME ON IN! We’ve got coffee! We’ve got cookies! Sit down and stay awhile!” Students took the opportunity to talk with DPS officers Wednesday afternoon

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Current reading specialist challenges Willingham's claims

A current UNC reading specialist for student-athletes has weighed in on claims made by a person who formerly held a similar position, Mary Willingham. Bradley Bethel posted in his “Coaching the Mind” blog Monday night that he was appalled by the claims Willingham has repeatedly made, challenging her methodology, research ethics and the way she has represented UNC’s athletes.

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Why do we hate them again?

As a Tar Heel, we know we are born rivals with Duke, especially when it comes down to the uproar in the basketball court.

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'Porn Nation' aims to fight addiction

Michael Leahy vividly remembers the first time he saw a pornographic image: he was 11 years old, on the playground at recess, when a classmate showed him a playing card with the image of a naked woman on the back. For the next 30 years, he became more and more engrossed in the material, until his obsession destroyed his first marriage, finally giving him a much-needed wake-up call. Leahy shared this and the rest of his story to a crowd of some 200 students Thursday night in an event called “Porn Nation.” Leahy and his wife, Christine, travel around the country to college campuses, sharing their story and the impact pornography has had on their lives, as well as the spiritual journey that helped turn them around. The event was sponsored by Cornerstone, a Christian-based organization on campus.

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