Jessica Snouwaert


The second annual Doughnut Dash in 2012. Runners competed with a 4 mile race and eating 12 donuts. Then-sophomore Connor Belson, the first place winner, eats donuts in between running. Photo by Jason Wolonick.

Dozen Doughnut Dash returns after year off

The Dozen Doughnut Dash came back full force Saturday after a one year break. With more than 200 participants and doughnuts galore, this year's race raised over $1,500.  The Dozen Doughnut Dash, which was modeled after Raleigh's annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, donates race proceeds to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UNC Political Science Professor Andrew Reynolds has been shortlisted to be the United Nation’s  Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.   Photo courtesy of Andrew Reynolds.

Q&A with UNC's Andrew Reynolds short-listed for top UN position for LGBTQ rights

Andrew Reynolds, UNC professor and founder of the UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Research Initiative, has been short-listed for the UN position of Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Reynolds also has an upcoming book, The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World (Oxford University Press).  Staff writer Jessica Snouwaert interviewed Reynolds about the importance the UN position for LQBTQ rights and representation and the motivations behind his upcoming book. 

Faculty Council passes DACA resolution

Friday’s Faculty Council meeting tackled student and campus enrichment, UNC’s Campaign for Carolina and a resolution supporting permanent legal status for those under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Here's what you need to know: