Artificial Turf Behind UNC Football Predictions, Scientist Claims

A local scientist claimed Friday that the newly-installed artificial turf at the University of North Carolina's football stadium has been behind the unrealistic optimism of Tar Heel football fans. Fred McEnroe, a self-described science enthusiast, told reporters that fans were smoking the new turf and, in turn, making overly optimistic predictions about the upcoming football … Continue reading Artificial Turf Behind UNC Football Predictions, Scientist Claims

UNC Takes Down 1957 Basketball Title Banner, Cites Lack of Diversity

In a surprising move Saturday, the University of North Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham announced that the school would take down the 1957 NCAA basketball title banner that hangs from the rafters in the Dean Smith Center. Cunningham told reporters that the reason behind the decision was the 1957 team's lack of diversity. "That '57 … Continue reading UNC Takes Down 1957 Basketball Title Banner, Cites Lack of Diversity

UNC Partners With Smirnoff to Release Tar Heel-Themed Beverage

On the heels of a report that New Belgium and NC State University would be collaborating to create a new beer, another Triangle area university has revealed plans to market its own alcoholic beverage. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Tuesday that it would be partnering with Smirnoff to release Tar Heel … Continue reading UNC Partners With Smirnoff to Release Tar Heel-Themed Beverage