Paige Connelly


Photo courtesy of Allister Ann

Q&A with former The Civil Wars band member, John Paul White

John Paul White, previously a member of the band The Civil Wars, just released his first solo album in almost a decade — "Beulah" — in August. He will be performing Oct. 8 at Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh. White spoke to staff writer Paige Connelly about his music, influences and journey from being in a duo to being a solo artist.

Sarah Schauber, a history and Peace, War, and Defense double major.Photo courtesy of Katie Moninghoff

We asked UNC students why art matters

Wells Fargo released an ad recently captioned “A ballerina yesterday. An engineer today,” and “An actor yesterday. A botanist today.” This message did not resonate with a lot of students who find their livelihood in the arts, so Kate Jones, a junior dramatic art and communications performance studies major, decided to do something about it.

Q&A with Local 506 headliners, alt-rock band Finish Ticket

San Francisco-based alternative rock band Finish Ticket mesmerized the sold-out crowd at Chapel Hill’s Local 506 Saturday night with their powerful sound and stage presence. They went from playing locally in the Bay Area to co-headlining a tour with Vinyl Theatre. Lead singer Brendan Hoye spoke with staff writer Paige Connelly to talk about the band's evolution, musical influences and touring.