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 […]
Ian Tolino stands in the fraternity basement in College Park, Md., facing 57 brothers. They sit in a half-oval around him, shoulders hunched, fiddling with phones. He recognizes this posture, the collective eye-roll: Why do I have to be here?
He felt the same way, three years ago, when some guy visited his fraternity to talk about rape. Like tonight’s presentation, it was mandatory. Only one detail that day shook Tolino awake, a statistic from the Department of Justice: One in five college women will be sexually assaulted before graduation.