UNC Academic Scandal

Julian Nyang'oro's no-show classes in the African and Afro-American Studies department and the inevitable fallout therein.

Mary Willingham Goes Honey Badger


There she goes again.

As the Scandal Turns


On the academic scandal front, a portion of ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” feature on the scandal creates a viral sensation later proven to be erroneous and out of context; Bradley Bethel takes Mary...

UNC Athletes Speak to BOT on Academics


The UNC Board of Trustees heard from several athletes on Thursday regarding the confluence of academics and athletics in Chapel Hill.

HBO's "Real Sports" Latest to Swing at UNC Pinata


Another week, another media organization piles on.

Episode V: UNC Strikes Back


After two weeks of having Mary Willingham dictate the narrative, UNC finally draws blood. But it will likely do little to turn the local and national landslide the university has faced in the wake...

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Responds


UNC's top official sends a message to the Carolina community regarding the recent media firestorm of academics and athletics.

UNC Is Losing the Debate with Mary Willingham


The former learning specialist is everywhere, from CNN to the Colbert Report, and none of it bodes well for UNC.

UNC, Roy Williams Respond To CNN Report


T.H. briefly discussed CNN's recent report on UNC and college athletics in general here. That story was one of many to bubble to the surface during the past week creating a new round of attention...

UNC Has Academic Problems, and the NYT Is On It


If you're the type of person who doesn't particularly enjoy reading about the UNC academic scandal, 2014 has not been a particularly good year for you. The New York Times got the ball rolling on...

UNC Out of the Woods with NCAA on Academic Issues?


In the newest Sunday bombshell from Dan Kane at the News & Observer--wait, what did you say? This wasn't published on Sunday? It was Friday? Why would they publish this on Friday? That was the same...

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