CULTURE


2/17/2020 10:47pm

Sophomore dramatic art and English major Grace Sword checks lighting while filming "Black and Blue, "a show she is developing with UNC Student Television, on campus on Wednesday, Feb, 12, 2020. 

How UNC student filmmakers are building a community of their own

Many students arrive on UNC's campus with no prior experience working on a film set. But the production sets for organizations like the the Carolina Film Association and UNC Student Television are like microcosms of professional sets — all run by students.  At UNC, students filmmakers gain valuable experience in production by using what they have, often requiring improvisation and flexibility. But in the end, these filmmakers gain so much more than industry experience — a distinct community, driven by a shared love for storytelling. 


2/12/2020 10:29pm

University Assistant Editor Evely Forte poses for a portrait on Feb. 12, 2020. 

Office DJ: Valentine's Day songs celebrating all love, not just romantic

"So take a look at my playlist, filled with a handful of songs that remind me of some people, places or memories I cherish. I hope it inspires you to do the same and give your future self the best Valentine’s Day gift of all — the ability to remember the love you’ve felt not just on this one day, but all the days of your life."