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For the love of the University

November 21, 2013

By Layla Quran for the SOHP I sat in the massive lobby of the UNC Friday Center on October 31, 2013 waiting for Donald Boulton to enter.  At 3:30pm on the dot a friendly-looking, professional dressed man walked in with … Continued

Lambda, A Love Story

November 19, 2013

by Grace Tatter Sherry Williamson cranked out much of  Lambda, the newsletter for the Carolina Gay Association,  from her Carrboro kitchen, brainstorming story ideas with fellow Carolina students and pounding articles out with a typewriter during the few spare hours … Continued

James Polk, the ballplayer

October 24, 2013

  by Grace Tatter for the SOHP Despite not having its own Major League Baseball team until the second half of the twentieth century, the South has produced many of the game’s finest players. Perhaps the most famous of which … Continued

The Legacy of ‘The Feminine Mystique’

October 4, 2013

This year marked the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique, the 1963 book by Betty Friedan. Describing the period between World War II and 1960, Friedan explains the cycle of women marrying young, having large families after moving to the … Continued

The State of the state

September 26, 2013

One of the responsibilities and privileges I have as an intern here at the SOHP is to search through the over 5,000 interviews available on the interview database for relevant and interesting pieces to share. I have listened to interviews … Continued