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

silhouette of student walking on campus during sunset
Research | August 23, 2016
Education professor Stefani Relles on how paying for a college education is progressively harder, especially for low-income and minority students.
U.S. and Nevada Flag
Business and Community | August 18, 2016
​Political science professor Dan Lee on the seesaw nature of the Silver State.
voting booths
Research | August 12, 2016
​Political science professor John Tuman on how the Latino immigrant vote might mean more than ever to candidates this season.
Mario Verduzco
People | July 27, 2016
Engineering student turns study abroad experience into internship that taught him the value of improvising.
Naomi Lewis
People | July 22, 2016
Environmental studies major Naomi Lewis finds a practical application for her passion at a nonprofit.
Mike Vardakis
People | July 21, 2016
Undergraduate Mike Vardakis couldn’t settle on his academic path until an internship showed him the possibilities.
Devron Brown
People | July 20, 2016
Criminal Justice graduate Devron Brown's lesson in "adulting."
Alumna Alissa Nutting holding a microphone
People | October 29, 2013
Alumna Alissa Nutting made headlines this summer with her controversial and acclaimed first novel. She'll read from the book about a beautiful teacher who preys on her young male students at this weekend's book festival.
People | June 23, 2011
Graduate student and instructor Crystal Lee started a nonprofit organization to pair American Indian youngsters and mentors.