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	Hortense McClinton, the first black faculty member at the University,  spoke at the Parr Center for Ethics’ Lunch and Learn program in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building on Tuesday at noon. McClinton was hired in 1966 as a professor in the UNC School of Social Work.

UNC's first black professor shares memories of town's racism

When she arrived in Chapel Hill to teach social work in 1966, Hortense McClinton was welcomed as the first black professor at UNC. She remembered one student saying, “the School of Social Work is on the ball,” when she taught her first class. But off campus, McClinton confronted a different dynamic.


Bill Powers speaks on green living for students

On Tuesday, Powers sat down with The Daily Tar Heel to discuss his life passion and latest book, “Twelve by Twelve: A One-Room Cabin Off the Grid & Beyond the American Dream.” The book is about life in a 12 feet by 12 feet cabin and contributed to The New York Times and The Washington Post.


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Andrea Pino, right, is featured in “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary from January’s Sundance Film Festival about the handling of sexual assault on college campuses. 

Andrea Pino, right, is featured in “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary from January’s Sundance Film Festival about the handling of sexual assault on college campuses. 


Charges were just dropped against Jennifer Wiley Thompson, formerly Jennifer Wiley. She made her first appearance in an Orange County courtroom with her husband in October 2013.

Charges were just dropped against Jennifer Wiley Thompson, formerly Jennifer Wiley. She made her first appearance in an Orange County courtroom with her husband in October 2013.


The Tar Heels will take the field against the San Diego State Aztecs for their second night game. 

The Tar Heels will take the field against the San Diego State Aztecs for their second night game. 


Clockwise from left: The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was held this spring to bring men into the conversation on sexual assault. Christi Hurt, UNC’s Sexual Assault Task Force chairwoman, speaks about policies at a meeting. Landen Gambill and Andrea Pino are among the filers of federal complaints against UNC’s handling of sexual assault. Chancellor Carol Folt approved the policy when she received it a week before classes started.

Clockwise from left: The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was held this spring to bring men into the conversation on sexual assault. Christi Hurt, UNC’s Sexual Assault Task Force chairwoman, speaks about policies at a meeting. Landen Gambill and Andrea Pino are among the filers of federal complaints against UNC’s handling of sexual assault. Chancellor Carol Folt approved the policy when she received it a week before classes started.


Authors Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen will speak at Flyleaf Books Thursdsay night. Han will discuss her new novel "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," and  Dessen will discuss her eleventh novel, "The Moon and More."

Authors Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen will speak at Flyleaf Books Thursdsay night. Han will discuss her new novel "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," and Dessen will discuss her eleventh novel, "The Moon and More."


Dr. Robert Pleasants is the interpersonal violence prevention coordinator for Student Wellness.

Dr. Robert Pleasants is the interpersonal violence prevention coordinator for Student Wellness.


Kenan Theatre Company presents Tmberlake Wertenbaker's "Our Country's Good," directed by Joesph Megel.

Kenan Theatre Company presents Tmberlake Wertenbaker's "Our Country's Good," directed by Joesph Megel.


	Senior guard Wade Moody (55) boxes out for a rebound against N.C. State.

Senior guard Wade Moody (55) boxes out for a rebound against N.C. State.


	Emily and Dennis have been married 32 years. Dennis and Emily run 4 to 8 miles every day. “You get into a routine. You don’t think of it as anything special,” Dennis said about running. “Staying active keeps you relatively young,” said Dennis. Emily has been blind for 53 years.

Emily and Dennis have been married 32 years. Dennis and Emily run 4 to 8 miles every day. “You get into a routine. You don’t think of it as anything special,” Dennis said about running. “Staying active keeps you relatively young,” said Dennis. Emily has been blind for 53 years.



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"Hand holding" flash mob washed out by rain

The chilly weather of fall is the perfect opportunity to snuggle up with that special someone. In honor of that sentiment, members of the local LGBTQ community attempted a hand holding flash mob today in the Pit. Rainy weather kept all but eight away, but those who did come out said their spirits weren’t dampened by the weather.