It started with a game of kickball, but kicking the ball just might end up a career for East Carolina’s Worth Gregory.
UNC-Chapel Hill tightened rules Wednesday for official travel to the three West African nations that have been hit by the Ebola epidemic – banning such travel outright for students and requiring more layers of approval for faculty and staff.
N.C. State University plans to issue similar restrictions Thursday.
Perhaps, from a person who’d rather talk about a lacrosse stadium and luxury boxes for the Smith Center basketball facility, this was to be expected. But it’s frustrating nonetheless that in a radio interview Bubba Cunningham, UNC-Chapel Hill’s athletics director, seemed to be trying to soften the crushing and embarrassing blow of a report on a long-running athletics/academics scandal.
There is a simple solution to the UNC-Chapel Hill athletic-academic scandal that is 100 percent certain to fix the problem. We need to return our public universities to being institutions of learning and research and embrace the traditional idea of the student-athlete. In short: Get rid of athletic scholarships.
Published: Oct. 30, 2014 UNC students rally in support of African studies department By Jonathan M. Alexander, email@example.com CHAPEL HILL — About 150 UNC-Chapel Hill students and faculty rallied Wednesday to support the African, African American, and Diaspora Studies department, in light of the Wainstein report revealing an 18-year fake paper-class scheme helping student-athletes get [...]