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

Hipsters Mistaken for Civil War Re-enactors, Kicked out of Starbucks

Two men were forced to leave a Chapel Hill Starbucks Wednesday after it was assumed they were Civil War re-enactors. Turns out they were just hipsters. Jake Breen and Chris Herman, of Carrboro, were sitting at a table drinking coffee when they were approached by Zane Dombrowski, the manager on duty. "We were just sitting … Continue reading Hipsters Mistaken for Civil War Re-enactors, Kicked out of Starbucks

Whaddya Mean My Ancestors were Confederates?!

When I was a kid, I loved learning about the American Civil War. I read books about it, watched movies about it, and even dressed up as a Union general one time for Halloween. I enjoyed Civil War re-enactments, and Ken Burns was, and still is, one of my idols. So, naturally, I was pretty … Continue reading Whaddya Mean My Ancestors were Confederates?!