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Wednesday July 28th

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DTH Photo Illustration. A student reads emails from the ROML Listserv on her laptop.

'Unsubscribe': Romance studies Listserv spammed with hundreds of emails

On Friday, May 28, students subscribed to the romance studies Listserv were bombarded with hundreds of emails. Despite the inconveniences it posed at the time, recent UNC graduate Cameryn Gonzalez-Gibbs said the email chain was an incident that was able to be laughed off. "If I could say anything to the person who started the email chain, I would say you definitely left your mark at UNC in a very unique and hilarious way," she said.

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Wilson Library overlooks Polk Place on March 1, 2021.

University Libraries launches Reckoning Initiative to advance anti-racism work

Elaine Westbrooks, vice provost for University Libraries and University librarian, said that prior to the pandemic, the Libraries held an exhibition examining the historical role of science in creating concepts of race, as well as other exhibitions meant to demonstrate active commitment to the equity and inclusion work stated in the Libraries' framework. “You should belong,” Westbrooks said. “You’ve earned the right to be here, and we want to ensure that you belong, you’re represented and you’re treated equitably.”

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UNC sophomore outfielder Justice Thompson (20) bats at the ACC tournament game against NC State on Friday May 28, 2021 in Charlotte, NC. UNC won 9-6. Photo courtesy of Maggie Boulton and Laura Wolff.

UNC baseball comes out on top against NC State to finish out ACC Tournament play

After dropping their opening game of the ACC Tournament to Pittsburgh Tuesday night, the Tar Heels were able to grab a win Friday in game two against third-seeded N.C. State, 9-6. The Tar Heels now have to wait and see how things turn out in the rest of the conference tournaments before they receive their assignment for the upcoming NCAA Tournament, where they hope for an at-large bid.

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Bob Anthony, curator of the North Carolina Collection and director of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is retiring on May 31, 2021. Photo courtesy of Jon Gardiner.

North Carolina Collection curator Bob Anthony to retire after 40-year career

Bob Anthony, curator of the North Carolina Collection and director of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, is set to retire on May 31 after a 40-year career. Lisa Gregory, program coordinator at the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, said Anthony has always been passionate about his work, and that his work has elevated UNC’s status in the minds of people who research the state.

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Photos are owned by the MacArthur Foundation and licensed under a Creative Commons license: CC-BY. Credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Photo is of Nikole Hannah-Jones

UNC has until Friday to offer Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure or face federal lawsuit

Nikole Hannah-Jones is considering taking legal action against UNC following the Board of Trustees' decision to not take action in granting her a tenured position.  "We are evaluating all available legal recourse to fully vindicate Ms. Hannah-Jones' rights, including possibly initiating a federal action against UNC, the Board and/or affiliated entities and individuals," the letter said.

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UNC senior attacker Jamie Ortega (3) runs with the ball at the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament against Stony Brook at the Dorrance Field in Chapel Hill on Saturday May 22, 2021. The Tar Heels won 14-11.

Women's lacrosse coaches discuss UNC-Boston College matchup in NCAA Tournament semifinals

On Friday, No. 1 seeded North Carolina women’s lacrosse will face up against ACC opponent and No. 4 seed Boston College at Johnny Unitas Stadium on the campus of Towson University. This will be the second time the teams will play each other this season. The first time these two teams met was on March 6 in Chapel Hill where the Tar Heels came out on top, winning 21-9.

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