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  • sheisacoward Feb 27, 1:26 p.m.
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    If you have an issue with anything that's been posted, please grab a tissue and direct your... View More

    — Posted by Dr. PwntV2

    no issue...just another one-sided article that the losing wulfies cling to.....it helps make them feel better about the second rate university they attend and the losing sports program they support.

    if that upsets you, write kay.yow@ncsu.edu

  • Dr. PwntV2 Feb 27, 1:21 p.m.
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    An Orange County (N.C.) grand jury accused the 59-year-old scholar of fraudulently accepting payment for a class he did not teach in the summer of 2011. Eighteen of the 19 students enrolled in AFAM 280: Blacks in North Carolina were members of the Tar Heel football team; the 19th was a former player.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Feb 27, 1:19 p.m.
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    If you have an issue with anything that's been posted, please grab a tissue and direct your comments to Mr. Paul M. Barrett. Everything I posted here was lifted directly out of his article and I assure you that he'd love to hear from his fans and discuss his facts.

    pbarrett17@bloomberg.net

  • sheisacoward Feb 27, 12:54 p.m.
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    poor dr.....quoting an article in order to hide his hurt about the game last night.....

    the poor little boy.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Feb 27, 12:47 p.m.
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    After Dean’s presentation elicited applause, Frank Baumgartner, a political science professor, got to his feet. He mused aloud about the university’s focusing on Willingham as a form of coverup. “President Nixon went down for denial,” he told his colleagues. In an interview later, he elaborated: “What I heard was stonewalling,” he said. “The university is trying to distract us by going after Mary Willingham when there are much bigger issues here about sports and academics

  • unc70 Feb 27, 12:43 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    The impulse to kill the messenger hasn’t receded, however. During his visit to New York, Dean s... View More

    — Posted by Dr. PwntV2

    The assessment that Dean distorted Willingham's statement is an opinion, one not supported by... View More

    — Posted by unc70

    i do enjoy reading dan kane's fawning over her because she has a master's and did a... View More

    — Posted by sheisacoward

    I am so glad she is not a Carolina alum.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Feb 27, 12:41 p.m.
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    I was part of something that I came to be ashamed of,” says Willingham. “We weren’t serving the kids. We weren’t educating them properly. We were pushing them toward graduation, and that’s not the same as giving them an education.”

  • unc70 Feb 27, 12:41 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    P.S. I really hate the new forum system. Nearly impossible to use from a smartphone

  • sheisacoward Feb 27, 12:39 p.m.
    Towel Boy

    The impulse to kill the messenger hasn’t receded, however. During his visit to New York, Dean s... View More

    — Posted by Dr. PwntV2

    The assessment that Dean distorted Willingham's statement is an opinion, one not supported by... View More

    — Posted by unc70

    i do enjoy reading dan kane's fawning over her because she has a master's and did a thesis....therefore, she must know what she is doing..

    lol

  • unc70 Feb 27, 12:39 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    The impulse to kill the messenger hasn’t receded, however. During his visit to New York, Dean s... View More

    — Posted by Dr. PwntV2

    The assessment that Dean distorted Willingham's statement is an opinion, one not supported by... View More

    — Posted by unc70

    Should have said NO statistical training

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