Eve Carson

UNC Student Reaches Out to High School Refugees

A new college readiness and life skills course for high school aged refugees called “Project Jumpstart” will be held on UNC’s campus from August 7-19. The project is being spearheaded by Riley Foster, a UNC senior and an Eve Carson Scholar. Foster is using the scholarship to facilitate the project, which is the culmination of years of interest in and work with local refugees. “I’ve worked with the Burmese and Karen population since I was 15 at East Chapel Hill High and have continued on through the Refugee Community Partnership which is affiliated with UNC and the broader Chapel...

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Carson Killer Resentencing Delayed

HILLSBOROUGH- Laurence Lovette Jr. will have to wait until June to learn what sentence awaits him for the killing of UNC Student Body President Eve Carson. Lovette was convicted in 2011 of first-degree murder, kidnapping and armed robbery, and sentenced to life without the possibility for parole, but a recent Supreme Court ruling mandating review of automatic sentencing guidelines means that Lovette, who was 17 at the time of the murder, will be resentenced. That was scheduled to take place in Hillsborough on Friday, but has been rescheduled to June...

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