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Nic Pizzolatto, a former UNC creative writing teacher, was the creator of “True Detective.” (Courtesy of UNC)

Before True Detective, a teacher

Before he was the creator of the HBO drama “True Detective” or the co-writer of a remake of the classic western “Magnificent Seven,” Nic Pizzolatto was standing at the front of a UNC classroom teaching undergraduates how to tell a story.


Former Board of Governors chair John Fennebresque leads a meeting announcing the new UNC-system president in Chapel Hill on Friday.

Tension rises among NC Republican leaders

Intraparty disagreements among Republican leaders in North Carolina have come to the fore amid this year’s protracted budget fight and accusations of a lack of transparency during the Board of Governors’ UNC-system president search — which led to chair John Fennebresque’s resignation Monday.


NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus

By Nick Niedzwiadek Senior Writer The state’s two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan to give all teachers a 2 percent raise, according to documents provided by Sen.



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Members of the Board of Governors met in Cary Friday for an "emergency meeting" to discuss the next UNC-system president.

Members of the Board of Governors met in Cary Friday for an "emergency meeting" to discuss the next UNC-system president.


Board of Governors Chairperson John Fennebresque (pictured) called an emergency meeting of the board Friday to discuss current UNC-System President Tom Ross' replacement.

Board of Governors Chairperson John Fennebresque (pictured) called an emergency meeting of the board Friday to discuss current UNC-System President Tom Ross' replacement.


Election 2016 roundup: Feat. Kanye West

After Kanye West, noted political activist and part-time Grammy-winning artist, announced his intention to run for president in 2020, many people remembered that there is actually a presidential race going on right now and started looking for a place to catch up on the race.


Politics: Now in GIFs, memes and emoji

This week's cover of The New Yorker, the foremost purveyor of 10,000-plus word articles about IKEA, features 30 emoji of Hillary Clinton. This comes shortly after The Washington Post created emoji for every team in this year's NCAA basketball tournament.