Carson Capshaw-Mack

Marketing writer, PwC.

Location icon United States of America

I am an incredibly hard-working and driven individual with a creative mindset and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience writing for multiple platforms; previously worked as a digital copywriter at Lowe's Home Improvement and as a newspaper reporter. Feel free to use the contact box above to reach me.

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News

The Huffington Post
03/30/2015
UNC Student Governments Oppose Proposed Gun Law

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Eleven student governments in the University of North Carolina system have signed a proclamation opposing legislation that would allow concealed weapons permit holders to store handguns in locked vehicles on the system's campuses. The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/195zlZ9) that the student leaders agreed to the proclamation Tuesday night and announced it on Wednesday.

Winston-Salem Journal
Power Games: Project seeks to improve methods of harnessing solar energy

A solution to mitigate the ever-growing challenge of climate change is only about 149.6 million kilometers away - literally. The energy from the fiery, radiant star at the center of our solar system - the sun - already supports almost all life on Earth, so why not harness that power and create renewable energy to help soften the blow of fossil fuel emissions on the environment?

Winston-Salem Journal
Greensboro men charged with stealing $50,000 worth of HanesBrands Inc. socks

Two Greensboro men were arrested early Sunday and charged with stealing $50,000 worth of socks from a HanesBrands Inc. distribution center in Kernersville. The arrests came as part of an investigation into the loss of about $2 million worth of merchandise over the past two years, town police said.

Features

Winston-Salem Journal
Child prodigy fights for every note

This story was published in papers nationwide, including the Houston Chronicle and the Seattle PI, and featured on television news stations. Subsequently, National Geographic filmed a documentary about the child violinist.

Winston-Salem Journal
Loved ones watch, wait

Typhoon Haiyan ravaged cities and families Friday when it made landfall in the Philippines.And it hit close to home for local Filipinos, including Daisy Ong.

Winston-Salem Journal
Tanglewood Park has gone to the dogs

The old adage, "every dog has its day," certainly rang true Sunday at the dedication party for Tanglewoof, the new dog park at Tanglewood Park. Dogs and their owners showed up in droves, despite the chilly, blustery weather, to celebrate the opening of the new park.

Winston-Salem Journal
Sweet ending to annual Heavy Rebel Weekender music festival

Lunch on Sunday for Fred Hoover, Jr., of Circleville, Ohio, consisted of Krispy Kreme jelly-filled doughnuts-six of them in two minutes, to be precise. Hoover beat out seven other contestants to win the doughnut eating contest held in the Millennium Center at the Heavy Rebel Weekender music festival.

Winston-Salem Journal
Special Delivery: Police cadets learn basics of birthing

Sgt. John Morris, the Winston-Salem Police Department's basic training supervisor, said he selected William Armstrong to deliver "Noelle's" baby Wednesday because he seemed the most nervous of all the cadets.

Higher Education

Winston-Salem Journal
Reality check: Students question if diploma worth the debt

Wake Forest senior Corvaya Jeffries won't graduate unless she can pay a school debt of a little more than $500 by May 17. On top of that, she owes about $30,000 in student loans, she said in a recent interview.

Winston-Salem Journal
Wake Forest Advantage program seeks to bridge cultural gaps

Xizi Liao, who was born and raised in Shanghai, found herself in an uncomfortable situation her freshman year at Wake Forest University. Sitting in Benson Student Center with other freshmen during a pre-orientation program, she felt out of place, she said. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.

Winston-Salem Journal
Forsyth Tech unveils new simulation lab for Health Technologies students

With a wound on his leg, an IV in his arm, fluid in his lungs and a collapsed lung, Gregory Porter wasn't feeling very well Tuesday afternoon. Although Porter appeared to be breathing, he was not alive. That's because Porter is a new, high-fidelity mannequin that will soon be taken care of by students using Forsyth Technical Community College's new simulation lab.

Winston-Salem Journal
Pioneer of integration, Wake Forest professor Herman Eure retires

Thirty-nine years ago, Herman Eure became the first African-American man to become a full-time faculty member at Wake Forest University. Eure, a biology professor who specializes in parasitology, studying the relationships between parasites and their hosts, is retiring.

Winston-Salem Journal
Student volunteer project repurposes food, feeds thousands year-round

Jessica Shortall and Karen Borchert hit a home run for hunger. Inspired by a shared love of cooking and desire to give back, the two women started a program to feed the hungry, called Homerun, almost 15 years ago, during their junior year at Wake Forest University.

Winston-Salem Journal
Middle-school students work with Wake Forest researchers on solar project

While most middle-school students are basking in the sun at the pool as summer winds down, 14 are learning about a new way to harness the sun's energy. The students are enrolled in Hanes Magnet School's weeklong Power Up! Summer Camp, a partnership between the school and Wake Forest University's Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials.

Winston-Salem Journal
Name that pickle: UNCSA wants help with car's moniker

The UNC School of the Arts is in a pickle of sorts. A lease for a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car was donated by Robert L. "Rob" King III, the chief executive of Bob King Automotive Group and chairman of the UNCSA board of trustees, to UNCSA's Advancement Division in early June.

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