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Music Makes a Difference at McDougle

Music Makes a Difference at McDougle

By Jordan-Ashley Baker Seventh-grader Imani Miller practices Christmas music to prepare for the band’s upcoming holiday concert Music education at McDougle Middle School, where enthusiastic students and a dedicated band director work together to create more than music, is no longer just an elective class.McDougle Middle’s band program of 200 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders has undergone many changes in the… Read more →

From Korea to Carrboro

From Korea to Carrboro

By Junga Cho Yoon Young (Right) is pointing at her brother Joon Chul jumping to catch the frisbee. Photo by Junga Cho “My acne cleared up after I came here. I guess it’s because I feel less stressed than I was in Korea as well as the air is clean and fresh in Carrboro.” Yoon Young Hwang, a 15-year-old girl… Read more →

Dear Carrboro, Fall Semester 2006

Dear Carrboro, Fall Semester 2006

By Jock Lauterer Adviser, Carrboro Commons “Who am I and what am I doing here?” If you’re old enough, you’ll remember the words of Ross Perot’s 1992 politically unknown running mate, U.S. Navy (ret.) Admiral James Stockdale, as he attempted to introduce himself to the American public during the televised debates of ’92. (Some of you will also recall that… Read more →