STUDENT LIFE


4/19/2018 9:57pm

(From left) senior vocal performance major Chris Burrus, junior political science and public policy Jabril Rice, and first-year vocal performance major Cole Covington rehearse their solos in preparation for the Clef Hangers' Fall concert.

A cappella involvement entails 'the time commitment of a job' and love of the game

The a capella life is one filled with surprises, practice, legacy and friends. Though there are times when its members are swamped with six hours of practice, three performances, papers and exams all at once, it's still worth it. "I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had no idea about a cappella groups, the history, nothing,” said UNC junior Patrick Dow, president of the Clef Hangers

4/19/2018 9:57am

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Two DTH graduates win Pulitzer Prizes

UNC alums Emily Steele and Peter Wallsten won Pulitzer Prizes for their part in reporting on two of the most important topics in recent years: Bill O'Reilly's sexual assault allegations and Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. They reveal why this success has only motivated them to continue in their field full steam ahead. 


4/17/2018 8:33pm

Many Carolina students will spend summer in Chapel Hill taking classes or working, and can spend free time exploring sites off-campus and in nearby cities such as Durham.

Your ultimate summer guide for staying put at UNC

So you decided to take some summer classes at UNC. Maybe you realized that you wanted to graduate on time. Or your summer internship didn’t pan out. Either way, you’re here now, either you’ve got a car or your friend does, and you need some advice: What courses should you take, and what is there to do with your free time?


4/15/2018 9:38pm

Layna Mosley at a political science conference in Argentina. Contributed by Mosley. 

UNC political science professor shows that 'Women Also Know Stuff'

It's 2018, and it's about time people understood Women Also Know Stuff.   “Part of what’s going on is that people tend to have a set of networks, and their networks are perhaps based on who they read in graduate school or with whom they went to graduate school or have been colleagues,” said Layna Mosley, a UNC professor of political science. 


4/12/2018 10:21pm

In a colorful celebration of spring, students gathered at Hooker Fields for the annual Holi Moli event.

Holi Moli rings in the spring with colorful festival

Get ready for the color-filled celebration of spring's arrival at Holi Moli. This Hindu tradition is a must-do on the UNC bucket list. For many at UNC, this celebration goes beyond religous roots and impacts the community. “Here at UNC we call it Holi Moli as a sort of play on words, and we celebrate it to strengthen our campus community’s unity and diversity and to bring everyone together,”  said Holi Moli co-director Rishi Sharma.