30th in the world
The Times Higher Education, a London magazine, ranked UNC the 30th best university in the world.
That’s great. But even better, a certain school in Winston Salem was ranked 90th.
A Massachusetts woman killed a half-ton alligator in a South Carolina lake. Finally, someone to replace Steve Irwin after all these years. We’re not sure how a Boston accent will play with viewers, though. Too soon?
Nose for suspension
A student at Clayton High School was suspended for a fourth time for having a nose piercing. It’s cool, though — she belongs to the Church for Body Modification. Seriously… that’s a real thing.
Sexy time Durham?
A Men’s Health magazine survey ranked Durham 4th in “hotbeds of sex.” The rankings are based on, among other things, venereal disease rates. Hmm … Duke is in Durham, venereal disease rates … I think it speaks for itself.