Taylor Buck

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McCorkle Place, the former site of Silent Sam, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Silent Sam is a Confederate statue whose presence on campus faced heated opposition in the form of protests and demonstrations. It was eventually forcibly removed by protestors. A number of protestors who opposed the statue have received trespass notices. Many activists believe these notices may be an attempt to silence them due to difficulty in appealing the notices.

Trespass notices were dropped for seven anti-Silent Sam demonstrators

On Aug. 30, Dwayne Dixon, an adjunct professor in the Department of Asian Studies, was charged with simple assault over allegations of striking editor-in-chief of Big League Politics, Patrick Howley. Along with his arrest, Dixon received a trespass notice, barring him from entering McCorkle Place, where Silent Sam once stood.


Larry Fedora conducting a press conference at the 2018 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte.

Thanks to the NFL, UNC is participating in a CTE study with part of a $14.7 million grant

You may have heard about the tragic death of a former UNC football player who was homeless and nearly unrecognizable in 2015. But his story highlights the way C.T.E. brain injuries follow and affect athletes long after they hang up their jerseys and walk across the stage at graduation. Stories like these and years of research have culminated with the NFL offering UNC, along with other partners, a grant to help develop new findings on catching and preventing C.T.E. 



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Caroline Young, who is on UNC's women's rowing team, teaches a young girl how to row during National Girls and Women in Sports Day hosted at UNC.

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Caroline Young, who is on UNC's women's rowing team, teaches a young girl how to row during National Girls and Women in Sports Day hosted at UNC.


UNC track and field athlete Emily Godwin high fives a participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.

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UNC track and field athlete Emily Godwin high fives a participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.


Jamie Ortega (right) and Kate Kotowski of UNC Women's Lacrosse talk to a young participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.

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Jamie Ortega (right) and Kate Kotowski of UNC Women's Lacrosse talk to a young participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.


DTH at a Glance: Dogs, sports and girl power

Happy Friday, UNC! Congratulations on making it to the end of another week. Unfortunately, you only have two days to recover before the next one. Here's everything you need to know before we head into the weekend: