Greg Lacour

Freelance Writer

Greg Lacour is a veteran of reporter for daily newspapers, most recently The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, and a freelance writer of magazine pieces and community nonprofit blog posts. He's won numerous journalism awards, including a share of a Pulitzer Prize.

He's written for Charlotte and Uptown magazines; The Charlotte Observer; the City of Charlotte; Crossroads Charlotte, a community nonprofit; The Mecklenburg Times; The New York Daily News; and The New York Post.

Articles by Greg Lacour

A family of six sitting down on porch steps
People | November 16, 2017

From a campus proposal under UNLV's "kissing tree" to a medical crisis — how alumni Matthew and Laura Cutler have handled it all.

A woman with children
Business and Community | October 31, 2017

Addy Guida’s battle with cancer as a student-athlete inspired a new career path in medicine.

Refugees on a raft
Campus News | February 14, 2017

Political scientist Tiffiany Howard explains the causes and potential effects of the thousands of people fleeing Syria’s ongoing civil war.

Vamsee Pamula
People | September 29, 2016

When Vamsee Pamula, ’92 MS Electrical Engineering, sees chances to apply his big brain to business opportunities, he takes the leap. His latest venture is a daring moneymaker — and a potential life saver.

Voting line
Business and Community | September 20, 2016

Political science professor David Damore on how just a few Nevada votes can turn an entire election.

Workers set up scaffolding
Business and Community | September 13, 2016

Boyd School of Law’s Ruben Garcia shares insight on the employment law issues that loom in this year’s election

protester holding sign that reads, "Black Lives Matter"
People | September 7, 2016

Law professor Addie Rolnick and African American studies professor Brandon Manning on issues of race, self-defense, and Black Lives Matter.