Tyler Confoy

Articles

Candidates for Student Union director visit UNC

Chancellor-elect Carol Folt isn’t the only new leader UNC will welcome this semester. Four finalists for director of the Student Union will be on campus at different points in the next few weeks, said Ray Angle, director of University Career Services and chairman of the search committee to fill the position.


Photo: Q&A with Dark Water Rising (courtesy of Tyler Confoy)

Q&A with Dark Water Rising

The six members of Dark Water Rising, four of whom are UNC graduates, picked up their respective instruments about three years ago, learned how to play and formed a band. The group’s name references the Lumbee tribe, or “people of the dark water.”


Music Review: Real Estate

While Real Estate’s self-titled debut sounded like a rusty yet admirable surfer’s holiday anthem, its sophomore release is the easygoing progeny of days gone by and lounging lazes. Days sees a continuation of the band’s beachy sound.


Music Review: Beijing

Imagine the loud and ambitious neighborhood band that always practiced in garages and occasionally made an appearance in the cul-de-sac, and you might think of a sound similar to Connecticut’s Beijing.


Music Review: MonstrO

Don’t let the superfluous capitalization and heavy-sounding moniker fool you. MonstrO might evoke images of zealous head-banging sessions set to earsplitting noise, but the band’s sound is harder to stereotype than that. MonstrO’s self-titled debut melds traditional psychedelic rock sounds into something surprisingly diverse.


Music Reviews: Catie King

You can almost hear the chorus of emotionally befuddled adolescent girls singing along to and applauding Catie King for knowing exactly how they feel.


Music Review: Widowspeak

Every song on Widowspeak’s self-titled debut is about yearning for something — whether it’s time gone by or what to do with the time you have.


Media

	City Editor Chelsey Dulaney moderated the second video of The Daily Tar Heel’s “In 10” series, which brings together experts to explain current news topics in about 10 minutes.  She sat down with Bonnie Hauser, Lee Storrow, Earl McKee and Harry Johnson to discuss the Orange County transit plan.

Transit in 10

City Editor Chelsey Dulaney moderated the second video of The Daily Tar Heel’s “In 10” series, which brings together experts to explain current news topics in about 10 minutes. She sat down with Bonnie Hauser, Lee Storrow, Earl McKee and Harry Johnson to discuss the Orange County transit plan.



Local artists learn to push art, themselves

Emotions, stories and ideas can all be expressed through art, but once an artist finishes a piece, their work is never truly done. With an eccentric audience ranging from painters to rappers, artists of all kinds took found themselves in the West Wing of The ArtsCenter in Carrboro in order to learn how to effectively communicate themselves alongside their projects.