Joy can be a complicated thing in the age of the internet. It seems easier than ever to enjoy doing something without it giving you much in return.
Triangles are the strongest polygons. Like all other polygons, all of a triangle’s sides are straight. But with the least number of sides of any polygon, triangles, by nature, have an underestimated strength.
Graduate and undergraduate students study in the same libraries, go to class in the same buildings and often can be found in the same bars and coffee shops after class.
On Tuesday, students, staff and faculty opened their UNC email accounts and found a message from the co-chairpersons of UNC’s task force on campus history.
Riding a bicycle in town has been a dangerous experience for many. Between 2013 and 2014, three cyclists died and 44 accidents occurred.
To put it mildly, the Board of Governors has knocked its illustrious reputation (and that of the UNC system’s) down several notches in recent years.
Ally — it’s a term we throw around too often.
You walk up to a bar and order a drink. Your bartender is friendly and fun, makes you laugh and takes your order. He or she delivers your drink back to you and takes your credit card or your crumpled bills. An exchange has been made.
As the weather gets colder, so do people’s moods.
“Think globally, act locally,” is a phrase often associated with environmental movements, but the principle acquits itself well in a variety of contexts. That is why it was heartening when Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt emerged as a national leader voicing the opinion that the U.S. should accept more refugees than it currently plans to from Syria.
One of the few absolute certainties for any student at UNC — besides rushing Franklin after a basketball win over Duke or that social media becomes inundated with pictures of the Old Well in the spring — is that each student will have taken a Lifetime Fitness class, or its equivalent, by the time he or she has graduated.
Have you looked up symptoms for an odd ailment on WebMD on a UNC internet connection? Sent anything controversial on your University email? Have a weird porn fetish?
The first time a UNC student living in a dorm is caught with a small amount of marijuana for personal use, that student can be evicted. Every time housing employees suspect marijuana use, they are mandated by UNC policy to call the police.
Events on campuses across the country this week have yielded a monumental reaction.
On Friday, a young woman was almost kidnapped. The next day, an arrest was made.
UNC’s housekeeping staff does a lot for students living on campus. They take out pizza boxes people were too lazy to throw away themselves and clean up messes after long nights of partying, and they do it all with little gratitude or contact with students.
The democratization of the energy sector is coming, but Duke Energy is digging in its heels. Its decision to challenge environmental group N.C. Waste Awareness and Reduction Network is an indication that the utility company will stop at nothing to prevent the transition to a clean energy economy.
Chapel Hill was once a “sanctuary city.” The town had policy to limit the power of authoritative institutions to discriminate against immigrants — sadly, this status was made illegal by the North Carolina General Assembly’s HB 318.
If you’ve ever lived on-campus, you’ve probably seen your fair share of empty pizza boxes in bathroom trash cans, candy wrappers on the lounge floor, flattened cardboard boxes tossed out in the hallway and other trash left behind by careless residents. You’ve also seen all of the above disappear by the next morning.
I the summer of 1963, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the colloquial “Speaker Ban Law,” forbidding certain speakers from speaking on any public university campus, including UNC.