Host Evely Forte spoke to incoming Sports Editor Brian Keyes, Summer University Desk Editor Maydha Devarajan and University desk writer Kate Carroll to break down recent updates to the Board of Trustees' building renaming policy, a report on renaming four campus buildings by the Commission on Race, History and a Way Forward and a multi-departmental request to rename Hamilton Hall, Pauli Murray Hall.
Host Evely Forte spoke to international UNC students to get a better sense as to how they are feeling about changes to temporary exemptions for students on F-1 and M-1 visas taking online classes in the fall because of the pandemic and what their expectations in response to this policy are for the coming semester.
In this episode, host Evely Forte spoke to DTH reporters Chiara Evans and Isabella Sherk to understand how University facilities workers and housekeeping staff feel about the upcoming semester and if they are making any demands of UNC administration to ensure they are kept safe.
In this episode, host Evely Forte spoke to DTH reporter and incoming Assistant Copy Editor Sasha Schroeder and incoming Assistant Online Editor Praveena Somasundaram to understand why many UNC faculty members, professors and teaching assistants are petitioning UNC administration about the fall 2020 semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic, what the petitioners are really demanding and how they hope the University will implement potential changes.
In this week's episode, host Evely Forte spoke to Maydha Devarajan, summer University desk editor, and former DTH reporter Hannah McClellan to better understand what the Board of Trustees decision to lift a 16-year ban on renaming buildings, monuments and landscapes on UNC’s campus meant, how this decision will affect the University moving forward and how campus leaders are responding.
In this episode, host Evely Forte spoke to incoming senior class president Chris Suggs; incoming Black Student Movement president Tamiya Troy; Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach committee co-chairpersons Chaz Crosby and Maya Logan; and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, to better understand what impact the movement, against police brutality and for racial equity, will have on the upcoming semester.
In this episode, host Evely Forte talks to three DTH journalists — Chase Cofield, Maydha Devarajan and Claire Perry — to discuss what activism, in the midst of a pandemic, looks like and how community members feel about the national conversation moving forward, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and other police brutality.
Three days into the official start of hurricane season, three large storms have already developed off the coast. In combination with the coronavirus pandemic, this heavy hurricane season may spell trouble for officials and North Carolina residents alike.
Evely Forte and City & State reporter Elizabeth Egan talk about the NCDHHS's Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program and the work of local organizations attempting to feed families impacted by the economic effects of the pandemic. Summer Online Editor Meredith Radford also breaks down how the state is preparing for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially begins today, and what residents can do to individually prepare.
Voting is complicated. Before You Vote is a new podcast from The Daily Tar Heel's City and State desk breaking down all you need to know about voting before the 2020 election. In its first episode, City and State Editor Sonia Rao talks with Joe Killian, an investigative reporter for NC Policy Watch, and Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina about the impact of the student vote in North Carolina. This episode is produced by Meredith Radford.