Happy Friday, UNC! Here's the news heading into the weekend:
EXPLOSION ON CAMPUS
- There was an explosion in McCorkle Place at the Davie Poplar yesterday afternoon. A suspect, who reportedly yelled "Hail Satan" during the explosion, is in custody. One person sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
- There were also reports of a suspicious vehicle in Carrboro, which was registered to the suspect. Most of downtown was evacuated for a part of the afternoon, and the Durham County bomb squad was called in, and Carrboro police declared the area all clear at approximately 8 p.m..
HEALTH AND CARE
- “Families will feel unsafe, that at any moment they will have to decide between their families or health." Undocumented immigrants often have to balance fears of deportation with seeking medical treatment.
- Josh Stein, NC's attorney general, hosted the first of four collegiate council meetings to combat the college opioid crisis at Appalachian State University in October.
- SHAC, the nation's oldest student-run health clinic, provides care and services for patients with a language barrier.
- A junior from Mohnton, Pa was the "spark plug" that helped UNC field hockey to victory in the ACC quarterfinals.
- Despite a rough start to the season, UNC club ice hockey won the Frozen Cup over Duke this weekend.