Owner Jennings Brody discusses the Durham community’s strong support of local businesses.
Jasmine Dennis reflects on her time as part of the rowing team.
Puppeteer Basil Twist will premiere his interpretation of The Rite of Spring in Memorial Hall on April 12.
Students, faculty and community members celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of spring, on April 5.
Bright Eke completes and presents his water art installation at the Global Education Center March 28.
Caroline Orr presents original oil paintings on the importance of water in human life.
Company Carolina will present “A Little Knight Musical” on March 23 in Hanes Auditorium.
Company Carolina is putting on The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee March 1-3 at Historic Playmakers Theater.
Three student musicians performed Feb. 26 as soloists accompanied by the UNC Symphony Orchestra in the William S. Newman Scholarship Series concert.
Today the Campus Y held their first annual Tie-dye and Paint Party. Students listened to music, enjoyed watermelon slices and popsicles, and helped each other design their t-shirts and make wall-art. The event took place in the court yard in front of the YMCA building and had a decent turn out of Campus Y members and other students interested in the organization.
Joel Salatin spoke to a packed crowd in the Hanes Art Center Auditorium Wednesday evening. His twelve-point speech focused on debunking common myths about building a local, sustainable food economy. Salatin is well-known for his books speaking out about the issues plaguing America’s current industrialized food system and about how the average consumer can support a more sustainable, healthier, local food system in the United States.
The Maple View Challenge is a 5k race through Chapel Hill and Carrboro, similar to NC States’ Krispy Kreme Challenge. Participants run half of the race and down a pint of delicious Maple View ice cream before heading back to the finish line.
World Autism Awareness Day was declared by the United Nations in a 2007 resolution and encourages all Member States to promote awareness in hopes of encouraging early diagnosis and intervention.
Humans vs. Zombies is basically a week-long game of tag in which “humans” designated by an armband use socks and nerf darts to defend themselves from “zombies” who wear their bandanna around their head. The game begins with just one original zombie who begins tagging humans as they travel through campus. Missions throughout the week give an advantage to either side for the final mission which will be occurring Friday night around 11pm.
Students at the Women in Business conference today got a little Roy Williams advice. Sharon Allen gave the keynote at the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s annual conference. The Deloitte chairwoman’s address focused on this year’s theme of, “Reinventing Yourself in a Changing Environment.” Allen, named to Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women in the world, quoted Williams, saying “You can never make a shot you don’t take.” With 38 years of experience in consulting and accounting, Allen was the perfect person to get UNC’s Women in Business Conference off to a great start.
When I went to participate in Holi Moli today, I had no idea what to expect. The only thing I knew was that there was paint involved. I couldn’t believe the number of students that filled Polk Place. Everywhere I could see, there were students in t-shirts holding and trading packets of colored powder. We all eagerly anticipated the moment we were allowed to rush onto the tarps, open our paint packets, and proceed to cover friends and strangers in bright colors.
Looking for something to do next Friday night? Consider going to see the Triangle Dance Festival for AIDs next Friday, March 25th at 7pm at Memorial Hall. The sixth annual performing arts event includes some of the Triangle’s best dance groups, musicians, and spoken word poets – UNC’s MiscONcEption Hip Hop, EROT spoken word, UNC’s Kamikazi, and Cadence to name a few.
This month you can enter a non-conventional marriage in North Carolina, sans controversy. On Saturday, March 19th you can Marry Durham and raise money for five non-profit organizations by entering a union with the nearby city. The ceremony is at 4pm and there is a parade and reception to follow. This fun, family friendly event will be complete with delicious local foods, dancing, and performances. Where is it? There will be a gathering downtown for the ceremony and the reception will be held on Rigsbee Avenue between Corporation and Geer Streets in downtown Durham.
A crucial study and napping spot for students, Graham Memorial is a cozy alternative to studying in the library and is located between the Alumni Building and Franklin Street on McCorkle Place. The tables on the outside balcony are great for working in spring weather, but beware of the overstuffed couches and warm fireplaces if you are in need of some intense studying – Graham Memorial also serves as an ideal napping spot for the tired student.