Ashlyn Still


UNC Executive Director for the Arts Emil Kand and Dutch Ambassador Renee Jones-Bos great each other outside Memorial Hall on Tuesday during her visit to UNC. Carolina Performing Arts is hosting hosting perfomances by the Netherlands Dans Theater March 29 and 30.

Dutch ambassador to U.S. visits UNC

The Netherlands may be a small country, but Renée Jones-Bos, the Dutch ambassador to the United States, said that it can make big global changes. At a talk Tuesday afternoon at UNC School of Law, Jones-Bos discussed everything from the importance of shared political values between the U.S. and the Netherlands to Dutch views on foreign policy.

Finance committee passes revision to funding bill

Dakota Williams wants to use his last few days as student body treasurer to make a portion of the Student Code easier to read. Williams presented a bill to revise Title V of the Student Code to the final meeting of the finance committee of Student Congress. The committee voted to pass the bill to the rules and judiciary committee, which will meet later this week.

Jeff McCracken and Dean Penny held a discussion and presentation on their new five-year plan for transportation and parking at UNC in 2011. 

DPS hears complaints for transportation plan

Students and staff attended a forum with the Department of Public Safety to voice their opinions about the department’s proposed five-year plan, which intends to offset the $6.1 million total annual cost increase to DPS until the 2015-2016 fiscal year by increasing costs to users.

Famous musician Jim Dickinson honored at Wilson Library

Jim Dickinson recorded with The Rolling Stones, produced famous albums, and changed the Memphis music scene— achievements fans and friends remembered at Wilson Library Tuesday. Dickinson worked with stars like Aretha Franklin and Ry Cooder and produced Big Star’s third album, “Third/Sister Lovers”. Bob Dylan even acknowledged him as a “brother” while accepting a Grammy.