Nicole Comparato

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Tutor's research approval rescinded

Jim Dean and Mary Willingham are not on the same page. Dean, UNC’s executive vice chancellor and provost, and Willingham, a reading specialist and former athletic tutor, haven’t publicly agreed on much in the past week since Willingham went to CNN with her student-athlete literacy findings.


	Nicole is a senior journalism and political science Boca Raton, Fla., and the editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel. She is serving her first term on the editorial board. She served last year as the DTH’s University editor.

UNC, get it together

It’s almost like everyone forgot the last three years even happened. Forgot about UNC being the butt of every cheating joke, with its latest scandals endlessly passing by on the ESPN scroll and dragging the University’s reputation through the mud behind it. At least it appears we’ve lost our short-term memory, ever since CNN published an article that revealed Mary Willingham’s claims about student-athlete literacy.


UNC debuts new Chancellor-elect Carol Folt

When Carol Folt talks about her career in higher education, she quotes former New York Yankees baseball Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra. “I like to kid around about Yogi Berra, but he says, you know, ‘When you come to a fork in the road, take it,’” she said in an interview Saturday about applying to become UNC’s next chancellor.