Building community through youth: Jodie Geddes’ plan to help immigrants

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Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

Give youth a sense of community, and they will flourish for a day. Teach them to build community, and they will thrive for a lifetime. Such is the goal of senior Jodie Geddes, former track runner and Bonner scholar. Geddes has organized a retreat on April 19 for immigrant and refugee youth in Greensboro,... Read more »

UCONN’s men and women win it all

Zachary Kronisch, Chief Videographer
April 11, 2014

As you take the exit off the highway into my town, you’ll see a billboard that lists all the basketball national championships the University of Connecticut Huskies have achieved over the years. There is a reason, and much proof, for why Storrs, Conn., can be considered the College Basketball Capital... Read more »

UNC & NCAA hand out dishonest grades

James Sharpe, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

“We cheated,” said Mary Willingham, the Center for Student Academic Counseling and Advisor in the Graduation Division at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in an interview with ESPN. “I can still see all the faces of the athletes we cheated out of an education.” UNC-Chapel Hill is the... Read more »

Tellis’ love of lacrosse was a ticket out of the projects

Tray Lynch, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

Junior lacrosse player Juquan Tellis volunteers regularly at The Community Kitchen Project and is a Bonner Scholar. Tellis has started for three years for the lacrosse team and contributes his leadership, experience and explosive energy to help the Quakers. Though the Quakers are on a five-game losing... Read more »

Anti-sweatshop organization looks for student support

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014

Exits were blocked. Fire drills ignored. Fire fighters came to the rescue, but their ladders could not reach beyond the fifth floor. Helicopters could not land on the rooftop, as it had been illegally turned into a canteen. Those who tried to escape from the windows plummeted to their deaths. An electrical... Read more »

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