Topics: Corrections


Fran Schindler volunteers to sit by the deathbed of those who ask

Fran Schindler lives alone in a yellow townhouse in a quiet Chapel Hill neighborhood. The walls of the 75-year-old’s living room are covered with her own art — three-dimensional mixed media pieces made from driftwood and twisted metal, abstract paintings with splashes of color that might be faces or animals or anything else depending how you look at them.

Tar Heels fall to Pacific, suffer another close loss


With 9.1 seconds left in Wednesday's game against Pacific, the North Carolina women’s basketball team found itself in need of another big shot at the end of the game.

Black entrepreneurship in Chapel Hill


With UNC’s prestigious entrepreneurship program and the numerous resources in the area available for business startups, entrepreneurship in Chapel Hill is thriving but the question remains as to whether opportunity is available to all residents.

History task force updates the Board of Trustees

Chancellor Carol Folt will host a town hall on race and inclusion tonight, and the University Affairs committee of the Board of Trustees addressed the same issues at its Wednesday meeting.

School of Education student wins Dean Smith Opening Doors Fund’s scholarship


Alexandria Johnston, a graduate student in UNC’s School of Education school counseling program, recently won the first scholarship from the Dean E. Smith Opening Doors Fund.

Intramural athletes could score free tuition

Students registered for UNC Campus Recreation’s intramural leagues might have received text messages recently offering free tuition — but the money isn’t a UNC initiative.

Bob Dylan’s legacy replayed in lecture


Before the lecture, Bob Dylan’s infamous performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival played on the screen ahead. Nearly everyone mouthed the words to their favorite hits like “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Like a Rolling Stone.” 

NC Comicon unites fans and artists


The sixth annual N.C. Comicon brought more than 8,500 cosplayers, artists and entrepreneurs to the Durham Convention Center and the Armory to celebrate the sci-fi/fantasy multiverse this weekend.

Kania and He’s Not set for court in January

Court dates for Chandler Kania and He’s Not Here have been set for January.

UNC cheerleader scores fiancée at Homecoming


Those who attended UNC’s homecoming game versus Duke on Saturday were treated to seeing a Tar Heel proposal.

Orange County unanimously rejects the development of a party barn in rural county outside Chapel Hill

“I agree” and “I disagree” signs waved in Orange County’s West Campus Office Building in Hillsborough Monday in response to the testimonies and statements delivered to approve or reject a proposed party barn in the town.

After almost five hours of hearing testimonies and reviewing evidence, the Orange County Board of Adjustment rejected Kara Brewer’s application to a Class B Special Use Permit (SUP) for the development of an event barn in an agricultural residential zone.

Moonlight Hip Hop Dance Crew gets down in the Pit


Students know that when in doubt, there is always something going on in the Pit. Friday night is no exception: the UNC Moonlight Hip Hop Dance Crew usually kicks off the weekend with a live performance for anyone who happens to be around.

Raise cholesterol and lower drunk driving rates

UNC’s Sigma Phi Epsilon is hosting a pumpkin pie-eating contest tonight to take a stand against drunken driving.

Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Adeline Dorough


Senior Adeline Dorough is running for Miss UNC to support Camp Kesem, an overnight weeklong summer camp for children whose parents have cancer.

Middle schoolers visit UNC for Tar Heel Preview Day

More than 200 male students from diverse backgrounds flooded UNC’s campus Friday for the second annual Tar Heel Preview Day. 

People of color create safe space on campus

President of the Real Silent Sam Coalition, June Beshea, said the goal of two events this week is to give people of color a place to heal.

UNC reviews admissions after Wainstein

UNC promised to reform the admissions process for student-athletes after the Wainstein report was released last year.

Chapel Hill police postpone "good ticket" initiative

Getting pulled aside by a police officer normally spells bad news, but Chapel Hill’s upcoming “good ticket” initiative might make it a good thing.

“It’s a good opportunity to thank those for following the law,” Chapel Hill Police Lt. Celisa Lehew said.

Hookah bars are a thing of Chapel Hill’s past


After Hookah Bliss closed in 2010, hookah bars have all but died in Chapel Hill — and this is likely to remain so.

The Orange County Smoke-Free Public Places Rule passed in 2012 effectively prohibited smoking in any indoor premises where the public is allowed. The rule came at the heels of a statewide smoking ban in public places that was passed in 2010.

Delta Advocates play a supportive role within sororities


The Greek community is increasing sexual assault awareness by expanding the Delta Advocate program to include the Greek Alliance Council and the National Pan-Hellenic Council.