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Wednesday March 22nd

Sara Pequeño


A former Olympic figure skater and UNC Ph.D. student is working to fight eating disorders

Rachael Flatt, an Olympian figure skater, is now a Ph.D. student at the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. Flatt and Dr. Cynthia Bulik, also an award-winning figure skater, are studying how technology can aid in preventing eating disorders such as bulimia or binge eating. Flatt is motivated by her personal experience, remembering the pressures of the sport to always be thin and fit.

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What did UNC students think of Waka Flocka Flame?

For the 2018 Jubilee concert, Waka Flocka Flame performed in cold and rainy conditions. Despite the weather, some UNC students made the journey out to Hooker Fields to hear him perform with openers DJ Luke Nasty and Hollywood COLD. Staff writer Sara Pequeño asked five UNC students what they thought of Waka Flocka’s performance — or if they didn’t go, why not. 

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