What’s up, UNC! Another Monday is upon us. Read the headlines while you guzzle as much caffeine as possible:
- In the final installment of our opioid series, we explore one of the groups most vulnerable to addiction: pregnant mothers. While programs catering to these individuals is few and far between, UNC Horizons is reaching out to help.
- Sunday’s LIGHTUP Festival celebrated the Chinese New Year, welcoming the Year of the Dog to Chapel Hill in an effort to teach others about Chinese culture.
- “At first glance, the campus of the University of North Carolina in the early months of 1893 seemed an unlikely place for the birth of a newspaper.” In the week leading up to the DTH’s 125th birthday, we’re running excerpts from an upcoming book on the paper’s origins and history.
- UNC men’s basketball can now check ‘win at Louisville’ off their all-time list. With a routine win, the Chapel Hill faithful are beginning to think again about a national championship run.
- The North Carolina baseball team and softball team are each one game over .500 to start off the season — here’s the rundown of what transpired on the diamond.
- UNC women’s basketball has had a difficult month, walking away with seven consecutive losses. Despite this, head coach Sylvia Hatchell remains optimistic about what’s to come in the remainder of the season.
- UNC women’s and men’s lacrosse, ranked No. 7 and No. 13 respectively, both scored victories over the weekend. Women’s lacrosse defeated Liberty 23-4 with relative ease, while the men’s team took down LeHigh 12-11 in overtime.
- Ranked No. 1, UNC women’s tennis continues to dominate. Their record improved to 11-0 following Sunday’s defeat of No. 14 University of Michigan.
- UNC’s School of Media and Journalism will be hosting another far-right political figure in Tucker Carlson, and some Tar Heels are fired up — but according to professors in the school, maybe that’s the point.
- OPINION: Risky business? The Kenan-Flagler Business School is asking that majors pay $2,000 a year and minors pay $1,000 per year, and the DTH Editorial Board is not on board with the proposed fee.
- The U.S. Department of Education said it will refuse to hear complaints from transgender students who are banned from using the bathroom aligning with their gender identity, sparking outcry on a national and local level.