Dylan Larino
I hail from the town of Cary, North Carolina smack dab in the middle of tobacco road. I'm an aspiring writer and study English at the University of Iowa.

Why I’m proud to be from North Carolina, and you should be too

There’s lots to love about the Old North State

North Carolina couple arrested for pizza roll fight

What a waste of pizza

UNC Employee Forum include Christmas vacation in ‘microaggression’ guidelines

Every day speech and behavior is being taken and twisted until it sounds offensive

How Big Ten football helped me to overcome depression

‘When I was sitting in the stands cheering with the rest of the student section, my thoughts were quiet’

With the Summer comes shark attacks, but you shouldn’t blame the sharks

‘We’ve got to show that sharks aren’t these menacing man-eaters’

Southern values are here to stay – and there’s nothing wrong with that

A rebuttal to, ‘The old South is being eclipsed by Northern ideals – maybe for the better’

How much do you know about the supernatural South?

Southland glowing lights and grinning men: three of the South’s monster legends

How much do you actually know about the black-eyed pea tradition?

Something to think about going into Memorial Day

‘I never saw them again’: An interview with my father, a Cuban exile

Cuba libré