Leda Strong


Q&A with Jim Yardley

Jim Yardley, a 1986 UNC graduate, is The New York Times bureau chief for New Delhi and has written a book about the culture clash between a Chinese basketball team and its American coach.

From Shakira to puppies, candidates show off their lighter sides

Last year, it was Brooklyn Stephens and a horse. The year before, it was Nash Keune and a narwhal castle. And now, in a much tamer election season, one candidate has made a Youtube splash while another lured votes with a puppy in the Pit. All three candidates this year are distinct in their public images.