Month: April 2013

Carolina Tar Heels capture first ACC Lacrosse Championship since 1996

North Carolina’s long wait ended Sunday afternoon at Kenan Stadium. Packing a lethal offensive punch for the second straight tournament game and holding at least a two-goal lead throughout the final 32 minutes, the second-seeded Tar Heels turned back fourth-seeded Virginia, 16-13, in the title game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship.

Video: UNC lacrosse players celebrate with ACC Championship trophy

Video: UNC and UVa lacrosse players shake hands after 2013 ACC Championship game

Survivor dinner for Pittsboro Relay for Life on May 5

To recognize and celebrate survivors, the Pittsboro Relay for Life is hosting a dinner. This invitation is extended to all survivors, please consider letting us have you at this special celebration. You may also invite a guest to join you. There will b…

North Carolina Outlasts Duke In ACC Men’s Lacrosse Semifinal, 18-17

With North Carolina holding a nine-goal lead over Duke early in the third period, Friday night’s second Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal didn’t appear headed for a dramatic finish. A crowd of 4,567 at Kenan Stadium saw the second-seeded Tar Heels prevail after squandering a 15-6 lead in a span of just over 15 minutes in the second half. The third-seeded Blue Devils reeled off eight unanswered goals during one stretch and stunned the Kenan Stadium crowd by going in front 17-16 on Bill Conners’ score with 6:12 remaining in the game.

Carol Folt’s dishonest facts

In her speech today in front of Dartmouth Hall, future UNC Chapel Hill chancellor, Carol Folt summarized the events that led to the College’s shutdown: Today is much more than about a specific protest. If it was just a specific event we would not have taken this step. We would and will, as we always do, privately follow our processes and policies, and we will, as we always do, privately follow our processes and policies pertaining to individuals responsible for the hate speech. We will not try this in the court of public opinion.


ShopSmart reveals the real deal with vitamin D

Vitamin D has been touted as the answer to all kinds of health problems, but many of these claims are overblown. The April 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features answers to some of the most common questions about Vitamin D an…