Samantha Sabin

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Director of investigations Samantha Sabin 

Column: Why a Gender Issue?

I hate being called a “mystery.” Every now and then I’ll have a seemingly heartfelt conversation with one of my male friends and it will happen: “I don’t know, Sam, you’re mysterious.”


Director of investigations Samantha Sabin 

Column: Why Religion?

I am not religious. I’m not sure if I’m an agnostic or just an atheist in denial, but I definitely do not practice any of the religions covered in The Daily Tar Heel’s special projects and investigations team’s Religion Issue today.



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Sophomore Madeline Ray discusses the support provided by her family. Ray has had six strokes because of an arteriovenous malformation — a tangle of malformed blood vessels and arteries — near the thalamus and hypothalamus of her brain.

Sophomore Madeline Ray discusses the support provided by her family. Ray has had six strokes because of an arteriovenous malformation — a tangle of malformed blood vessels and arteries — near the thalamus and hypothalamus of her brain.



Breaking down Selena Gomez's "Revival"

Yes, yes, we know Selena Gomez's new album, Revival, came out more than a week ago. We know we're late. WE'RE SORRY. But José and Sam (who both work at The Daily Tar Heel and are our resident Selena Gomez fangirls experts) needed to get their feelings in order, which, ya know, was no small task.


Q&A with Japandroids

Brian King and David Prowse’s rock band, Japandroids, became famous overnight following the release of their first album in 2009. Now, three years later, the band is touring again for their newest album Celebration Rock, and stopping at the Cat’s Cradle Wednesday. Prowse spoke with Summer Arts and Diversions Editor Samantha Sabin about how the band formed, the origin of the band’s name and their growing popularity.


Q&A with David Wingo of Ola Podrida

Ola Podrida is an Austin-based band headed by film composer David Wingo. The indie folk band released its third studio album, Ghosts Go Blind, _in April and have been on tour since the beginning of May.


Q&A with Ryan Bingham

Ryan Bingham is an Oscar and Grammy-winning, Americana musician. With an energetic new album, Tomorrowland_, Bingham has shows lined up across the country including on stop at The Lincoln Theater in Raleigh tonight.