The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Saturday September 18th

Jenny McLendon


News

CAA President-Elect Kris Willett Selects New 2002-03 Cabinet

Carolina Athletic Association President-elect Kris Willett has selected a team that she said will help her "enhance the fan experience at UNC." Willett, who vowed to recruit a diverse Cabinet in her election platform, said her CAA Cabinet selections were made Thursday after a selective interview process. Of the 26 applicants, 14 received seats on the Cabinet, and the remainder were offered committee positions.

Read More »
News

Festival Showcases South Asia

Some students chose to have their palms read, and others let Mehndi artists weave intricate designs on their arms. But every booth in the Great Hall on Friday gave students a hands-on perspective on South Asian life as an information fair and dance performance colorfully celebrated world cultures. Sangam, a campus organization devoted to South Asian awareness, transformed the Great Hall into a window to the South Asian world twice for the activities, which ended the events of Masala Week.

Read More »
News

Conference Focuses on Academics

An academic conference brought students from UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond together Saturday to discuss their research on the African diaspora with members of the UNC community. "Dialogues on the Diaspora" was the eighth annual student academic conference organized by the Institute of African-American Research and was held in Graham Memorial. The conference featured a keynote address by Keletso Atkins, chairwoman of the Department of African-American and African Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Read More »
News

Students Search for Love on Blind Date

Despite the many singles longing for love and craving companionship for Valentine's Day, two UNC students found out recently that a blind date doesn't always make for love at first sight. The Daily Tar Heel matched up two eligible students: Julia McKibbin, a junior business major from Maryland, and Steve Moore, a senior business major from Connecticut. The DTH arranged the date and the details of the couple's evening; both dinner at the East End Oyster and Martini Bar and tickets to a CHiPs show were donated.

Read More »
News

Student's Life, Gifts Celebrated

The laughter and 1960s music that filled a Carroll Hall classroom Friday afternoon are not typical of a memorial service. But, as friends and relatives reiterated throughout the service for Jim D'Aleo, a third-year journalism doctoral student, D'Aleo wasn't a typical guy. D'Aleo, 29, was a Park Fellow in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and died of cancer in late January.

Read More »
News

New Focus On Private Funding

Deans of the University's professional schools are beginning to take a more active role in private fund raising. At Thursday's UNC Board of Trustees meeting, Chancellor James Moeser and Trustee Paul Fulton said the progress of the ongoing Carolina First Campaign is shifting largely to the hands of professional schools and their deans rather than the University as a whole.

Read More »
News

Author Admits Plagiarism; Professors Reconsider Texts

Plagiarism charges levied against a prominent historian have at least one UNC professor reconsidering his course reading lists. Author Stephen Ambrose, who has written more than 30 nonfiction history books, admitted last Monday that passages in his new book "The Wild Blue" were taken from Thomas Childers' 1995 book, "The Wings of Morning." Although Ambrose uses footnotes referencing Childers in the passages, he fails to give direct attribution.

Read More »
News

Sweatshop Workers, Allies Discuss Workers' Rights

While some students lounged Friday afternoon on Polk Place in UNC T-shirts and shorts, others gathered in Dey Hall to discuss the rights of the workers who produce University apparel. The Workers' Rights Consortium, an organization monitoring labor rights, kicked off its 10-day, 12-university speaking tour Friday. The tour's function is to highlight recent improvements in some Mexican textile factories that produce apparel licensed to universities nationwide with panel discussions.

Read More »
News

Officials Gather Feedback on Construction

It wasn't just Chinese food and subs that brought students to talk to housing department officials Tuesday night. South Campus residents attended forums Tuesday in Ehringhaus and Craige residence halls to exchange questions and ideas about housing construction. The Department of Housing and Residential Education presented brief descriptions of the new facilities and gathered student feedback.

Read More »
News

Hundreds Participate In Freedom 5K Benefit

More than 350 runners and walkers pulled on T-shirts and shorts, strapped on sneakers and pinned on the name of a victim of the Sept. 11 attack as part of a 5K benefit run on Sunday. The Freedom 5K Tribute to NYC Heroes raised more than $3,000 for the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, a national campaign to aid the educational needs of children of the attack victims.

Read More »

More articles »

Welcome Back Edition 2021

Special Print Edition

Games & Horoscopes

Print Edition Games Archive