The Homecoming Step Show is an annual event put together by a representative from each of the nine National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities.
While many students were having fun in the sun, UNC Sophomore Jaslina Paintal spent her whole summer in a tobacco farm in North Carolina and filmed community life of farm workers. Paintal has been working on a documentary about the lives of Mexican farm workers as part of an internship with the organization Student Action With Farmworkers—a social justice movement which pairs community members with farm workers in implementing sustainable farming techniques. The documentary follows the experiences of several farm workers whose families extend beyond their own children to include those who worked and grew with them. “There is kind of family dynamic there,” Paintal said.
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As of 2011, more than 50 percent of students reported to experience more than an average amount of stress.
In the midst of the food, pig races and rides that comprise the North Carolina State Fair, two beacons of health stand — the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy flu shot tents.
This year’s crowning of Miss America certainly has people talking — but not all reaction to her win has been positive.
When Fred Kiger found out he had cancer in the fall of 1986, he said he thought he would be having his last Thanksgiving.
There seem to be only two reasons for a Tar Heel to go to Duke—one, to perform a Carolina invasion, and two because, well, there just might be a few (small) things that are worth the visit. Carolina students are at no loss for creative and dramatic displays of rivalry when it comes to an invasion.
UNC medical professor Charles van der Horst said the North Carolina legislature has done more harm than good this year. “These folks are fiscally nutty, immoral, harming my patients, and hurting voters’ rights,” he said.
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