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Chapel Hill-based funk-rock band JULIA. 

'Zeroed in on funk': Chapel Hill-based band JULIA. talks creating in quarantine

About three years ago, Torin Alston, Danlee Gildersleeve, Todd Davis and Sean Meehan came together to form JULIA., a Chapel Hill-based alternative blues-rock band turned "funk foursome." The band just finished recording their latest album in Asheville. Staff writer Ben McEntire sat down with Davis and Meehan to talk funk, flow and the evolution of the group. 


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Heel Talk episode 10: UNC leaders discuss racial equity plans for the 2020-21 school year

In this episode, host Evely Forte spoke to incoming senior class president Chris Suggs; incoming Black Student Movement president Tamiya Troy; Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach committee co-chairpersons Chaz Crosby and Maya Logan; and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, to better understand what impact the movement, against police brutality and for racial equity, will have on the upcoming semester.


Travis T. Tygart at the Helsinki Commission Hearing in Washington D.C. on Friday, July 27, 2018. Photo courtesy of Adam Woullard.

Q&A: UNC grad and USADA head Travis Tygart talks Lance Armstrong case and more

Travis Tygart graduated from UNC in 1993 with a degree in philosophy. Now, he's the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which in 2012 helped expose cyclist Lance Armstrong in a massive doping scandal. In light of ESPN's recently-released documentary, Lance, senior writer Ryan Wilcox caught up with Tygart to discuss his role in the Armstrong saga and more. Answers have been edited for brevity and clarity.