Taylor Carrere

Articles

Students, classrooms slow to adopt e-books at UNC

E-books are offering students new and cheaper ways to access textbooks, but they have yet to be fully embraced in the classroom. As Kindles and Nooks are becoming more popular, teachers face the challenges of allowing students to use these modern conveniences while ensuring they stay on task with their electronic devices.


Moral March plans swell

Political activists are rounding up support for the Moral March, a protest slated for Feb. 8, that comes after a round of changes by the state legislature over the summer.


Study urges global education in NC

Although more U.S. jobs are playing out on the global stage, a recent study shows that American students, including those from North Carolina, might not be prepared to meet the demands.


N.C. Writer Series: Funny woman Celia Rivenbark

North Carolina produces some of the country’s best writers, receiving national acclaim for both its authors and the works they write.To compile a list of the best North Carolina literature we went straight to the source, asking authors from around the state to share their own favorite works.


N.C. Writer Series: Chapel Hill resident and author Randall Kenan

To compile a list of the best North Carolina literature we went straight to the source, asking authors from around the state to share their own favorite works. For the duration of our N.C. writers series Tales From the Old North State will share the top picks from a different North Carolina author each week.


Bowles and Simpson call for bipartisanship

“Who isn’t fed up with what is going on in Washington?” Alan Simpson asks Erskine Bowles in their new campaign ad about the national debt and federal shutdown. Bowles, former president of the UNC system and chief of staff in the Clinton Administration, and Simpson, a former Republican U.S. Senator, call for bipartisan unity to solve the debt crisis in their new ad.