Friday Five: On March Madness, A New Broadway Season, And Seeing ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

1. March Madness Has Arrived It's time, friends. The NCAA Men's Basketball Championship is here! While I'm excited that UNC is in the tournament as a one seed, I wasn't too thrilled with the committee sending the Heels to Columbus, Ohio while Virginia and Duke get to play in Columbia, S.C. Columbus is double the [...]

Friday Five: On Champions, One Of The Best Films I’ve Seen & The Greatest ‘Idol’ Audition Ever?

1. Pack Swim/Dive Champs...Again N.C. State Swimming and Diving completed a sweep of the men's and women's ACC Championships in dominant fashion the past couple weeks. In case you missed it, I wrote a piece on my first ever experience at the ACCs supporting the team and my friend Justin Ress. Check it out here! [...]

Friday Five: On A Merger, NBA All-Star Weekend, And Signing Day Celebration

1. A "Merger of Equals?" BB&T and SunTrust, two of the largest banks in the Southeast, announced a merger this week. The all stock merger, valued at $66 billion, has been touted as a "merger of equals" in a news release by BB&T. But is it really? According to Bill Chappell of NPR, the merger [...]

Friday Five: On John Mayer, Wolfpack Sports Domination, And A Thank You

1. I'm Seeing John Mayer! I (finally) will cross this item off my bucket list: I get to see John Mayer live! Mayer announced dates for a 2019 solo tour, which includes a stop at Spectrum Center in Charlotte on August 9. I have always wanted to see him in concert but timing and/or finances [...]