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2/25/2018 7:44pm

Lindsey Averill is a co-creator of "Fattitude," a documentary. Photo courtesy of Lindsey Averill.

'Fattitude' documentary challenges negative cultural trends and promotes body acceptance

Lindsey Averill and Viri Lieberman responded to the negative portrayal of overweight people in media outlets by co-creating “Fattitude,” a documentary calling attention to a nationwide culture of shaming and being prejudiced against fat people. People who plan to see the film hope that it will begin to change the way we view people who are overweight, and that we can therefore begin to see people for who they really are.


2/21/2018 7:14pm

“Dynamic Destiny” was taken at Hatteras Inlet, showing the dynamic nature of shorelines. Courtesy of Baxter Miller.

'RISING' tells the stories of Outer Banks through photography

Climate change has lasting effects, and nowhere is this clearer than on the Outer Banks.  "RISING: Perspectives of Change on the North Carolina Coast" in the Center for the Study of the American South weaves a narrative of photography, history and science together to tell the Outer Banks' story. 


2/15/2018 9:57pm

Sophmore Faith Jones, Assistant Conductor of Tar Heel Voices, practices her solo at rehearsal for their upcoming competition.

Hark the sound of ICCA quarterfinals with the Tar Heel Voices

The Tar Heel Voices, UNC’s oldest co-ed a cappella group, are preparing to compete at the quarterfinal level in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella on Saturday at the Carolina Theatre in Durham. This will be the group’s first appearance at the ICCAs in five years.