David Riedell

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Steve Reznick and Chancellor Holden Thorp discuss academics and athletics at a meeting Tuesday dealing with issues the football team faces.

UNC faculty focuses on mentors

At a meeting Tuesday of the Faculty Athletics Committee, professors, administrators and athletics officials outlined the safeguards established to prevent misconduct between UNC athletes and those who provide academic support.


Guilllermina Garcia a member of Mujeres sin Fronteras, speaks Wednesday night to students. DTH/Lauren Vied

Immigrant farmers talk to UNC students

Life as an immigrant farmworker can be difficult, to say the least.A group of undocumented immigrants confirmed that statement when they spoke in front of a crowd of about 40 students Wednesday evening about their experiences working on American farms.


Karen Parker, the first black woman undergraduate at UNC, delivered a speech Monday night. DTH/Helen Woolard

Karen Parker discusses UNC experience

Correction (April 4 11:29 p.m.): Due to reporting errors, an earlier of this story incorrectly stated that Karen Parker was inducted into the Order of the Grail-Valkyries. She was inducted into the Order of the Valkyries, a women-only honorary society that later merged with Order of the Grail. The story has been changed to reflect the correction.


Winston Crisp will lead the division of student affairs starting May 16.

Crisp holds open house

Winston Crisp said he believes budget concerns and health issues are the two most important areas he will address as the new vice chancellor connecting students and administrators.Crisp used an open house Monday to introduce himself to students and answer their questions. He said one of his biggest concerns is substance abuse.


Larry Flynt was front and center in a Supreme Court case about libel.

Larry Flynt to visit UNC law school

The most powerful man in porn is coming to the UNC campus.Larry Flynt, pornography publisher and free speech activist, will visit UNC on Feb. 18 to deliver a speech at the School of Law’s symposium titled “Sexually Explicit Speech and the First Amendment.”


UNC listserv reliability issues to be addressed

Some problems with UNC’s listserv system can’t be fixed — like the widespread confusion among those who can’t tell the difference between “reply” and “reply all.”But Information Technology Services is now streamlining the listserv system to fix problems with overloaded servers and slow message delivery.