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More allegations of sexual abuse are surfacing from former patients of retired UNC pediatrician Melvin Levine.
Carmen Durso, the Boston lawyer handling Levine's five pending lawsuits, said he is working with N.C. lawyer Elizabeth Kuniholm to investigate sexual abuse that might have occurred while Levine was employed at UNC from 1985 to 2006.
Levine has been accused of sexually assaulting young patients starting in the late 1960s and into the 1980s while he was in Boston.
"Calls are still coming in," Kuniholm said. "I investigate everyone who calls as soon as I can."
Freshman Jessamyn Weis had never heard of Musiq Soulchild until her friend Nicole Powell told her to listen to the artist's 2003 album, Soulstar.
She said she instantly became a fan.
Now Weis, along with other attendees, will have a chance to see the three-time Grammy nominated R&B vocalist perform at 8 p.m. today in Memorial Hall. The event is presented by the Carolina Union Activities Board.
"I really like his style. I can listen to it over and over again," Weis said. "A lot of popular songs get old, and I think that he has a longevity."
CORRECTION: Due to a reporting error, "Singing along" incorrectly states that Cheylaine Murchison, a junior who opened for musical act, Musiq Soulchild, sang "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys. Murchison actually performed "Killing Me Softly" by The Fugees. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the errors.
Students seeking love advice got their answer Wednesday night, even if it hurt.
"Dating Doctor" David Coleman, the real-life inspiration for the 2005 movie "Hitch," gave dating wisdom to more than 150 students in the Student Union's Great Hall.
"I realize I look a lot more like Kevin James than I do Will Smith," Coleman said. James plays the fumbling love-struck client, while Smith is the suave dating doctor.
He started the two-hour show by telling the audience that he would be honest, even if it sounded harsh.
Ten years ago, Tim Stambaugh sat down in the Weaver Street Market cafe to have a glass of wine and play guitar.
He had no idea he was starting what would become one of Carrboro's most treasured weekly musical events.
After adding guests and an amplification system, the gathering was dubbed "After Hours," and has been going on for more than 10 summers each Thursday night.
"Now there's hundreds of people that come to it," Stambaugh said.
But while the season started in May, this Thursday's performance was one of the last this year.
The School of Information and Library Science can now boast the $10 million research portfolio of a world-renowned digital information group.
The Data Intensive Cyber Environments group, recently recruited from University of California-San Diego, collects and organizes large amounts of data and keeps it in the most recent and usable format for use.
DICE's past projects have included earthquake simulation and biomedical brain imaging, but their UNC undertakings will be more academically minded.
Senior Jill Watral returned home from the Duke Youth Programs, where she was a summer counselor, to find her sister wearing swimming goggles and rubber gloves, intent on not catching the H1N1 virus.For the next seven days, Watral communicated to people mostly from her second-story window, quarantined from the public because she had contracted what doctors believed was the virus more commonly known as swine flu.“I was so upset that I had to leave the kids, and I was just worried about what was going to happen,” Watral said. “I had a 100-degree fever.”
When an album is touted as a guitar lover’s dream there are serious promises to keep. In their latest release, Citay digs through rock history to weave irony and references to classic rock into something to satisfy people yearning for the bygone days of guitar greats.
While studying abroad in Panama, Stuart Powell noticed that residents had to get water from a pump in the central part of town.Powell, a junior biology major, said this experience made him realize how he takes his access as a given.
Explore the Ackland Art Museum's newest exhibit "Fortune Smiles: The Tyche Foundation Gift," which includes 51 pieces of artwork donated by former Ackland Director Charles Millard. The gift is said to be the most significant the Ackland has received since the museum's opening in 1958. The exhibit debuted Sunday afternoon and will be on display through August 29.
FAYETTEVILLE —Emran Huda a UNC public health graduate student sat dressed in his Army camouflage among the nearly 4000 soldiers of North Carolina's 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team.
Concerns are mounting about the future of the UNC arts community as the national economy continues its downward spiral. ""If you talk to anyone who manages a budget they'll tell you that they're worried"" said Emil Kang, UNC's Executive Director for the Arts. I'm included; we're worried.""
One of UNC's largest dormitories has been vandalized to the point that all of its residents could be fined. During the past few weeks Morrison Residence Hall has reported damage to walls and ceilings stolen furniture and destroyed bulletin boards. Community Director Josh Alexander who was unable to comment on the situation because of University policy sent out an e-mail to residents Tuesday warning them that action would be taken if the vandalism continued.
Learning piano when he was six years old UNC Jazz Band pianist Jake Higgins shared a Kawai grand piano with his mother. Now he's sharing a Steinway with professional jazz pianist Andy Laverne.
For Carolina Union President Tom Allin hosting a one-time Ben Folds Five reunion isn't what made 2008 successful. It was finger-painting in the Pit.
When Barbara Ambros was in Japan she traveled mostly by scooter. She figured it would be an economical cheap way to make her 10-minute trip to UNC's campus. Ambros a religious studies professor now rides her Honda Metropolitan scooter to campus about four times a week.
For the past several months fliers have hung from the walls of Adam Bliss's local hookah bar. They asked customers to call senators and lobby for an amendment to an anti-smoking bill that would keep Hookah Bliss open.
As the lights dimmed and the audience settled down Saturday night in Memorial Hall there was nothing but a microphone and a stool on stage. And for the next three hours" there was nothing but laughter filling the sold-out auditorium. ""Lewis Black and Friends"" part of Carolina Union Activities Board's fifth annual Carolina Comedy Festival, featured Black and other well-known comedians performing in front of the all-student crowd.
An eavesdropping wife-swapping" blackmailing comedy extravaganza will begin to unfold on campus tonight. ""Blackmail"" a play presented by the UNC Playwriting Studio, will debut at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre. The play is the first comedy written by junior Russell Johnson.
Jim Ketch lectures students plays jazz with them directs them and performs for them. Today he's just going to have lunch with them. Ketch along with his colleague Stephen Anderson from the UNC Department of Music and several students" will host ""Lunch with One: One Work of Art" One Expert" One Hour"" today at the Ackland Art Museum.