Carolina in the News: Monday, November 11

November 11, 2013

Veterans Pursue Careers in the Arts The New York TimesHis musical pitch, vocal range or favorite aria did not come up much when B. R. McDonald, a tenor, was kicking down doors and jumping out of planes in Iraq and … Continued

Carolina in the News: Friday, November 8

November 8, 2013

National Coverage The Produce Isn’t Pretty, but It’s Edible The New York Times… According to the Agriculture Department, 25 percent to 33 percent of the food grown on American farms is wasted. … In August, Daniella Uslan, a food-recovery advocate … Continued

Carolina in the News: Thursday, November 7

November 7, 2013

International Coverage Master the art of global email etiquette The BBC…Sending emails to foreign contacts just like you might to those back home may sink a partnership before it begins. Instead, successfully emailing with people in other countries is more … Continued

Carolina in the News: Wednesday, November 6

November 6, 2013

National Coverage Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds Newsday Teenaged boys who pump iron and pop steroids in hopes of improving their appearance may be at risk for binge drinking and drug abuse, a new study suggests…Dr. … Continued

Carolina in the News: Tuesday, November 5

November 5, 2013

International Coverage Oregon Health Officials Lose Federal Grant To Monitor Toxic Algae Blooms In State’s Waterways International Business Times… According to the Associated Press, when the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant to monitor algae blooms in Oregon … Continued

1988 Time Capsule to be Unearthed Nov. 8

November 5, 2013

In the spring of 1988, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior class buried a time capsule on Polk Place to remain for 25 years. As part of this year’s Homecoming activities and the class of 1988’s reunion, … Continued