The PlayMakers Repertory Company is a professional theatre company in residence at UNC Chapel Hill.

Get cultured with photography, theater and dance at UNC

With midterms ending and finals season fast approaching, many UNC professors are asking students to attend cultural events for their classes. Whether you need event ideas to get class credit or are looking for a way to spend a cultured evening, here is a list of some opportunities for students to take advantage of on campus.  


Wilson Library

Wilson Library, located at the southern tip of Polk Place, is named for UNC librarian and University historian Louis Round Wilson. Built in 1929 for $625,000, the 546,393 square foot library houses UNC’s special collections, including the North Carolina, Manuscripts, and Rare Books collections.

The Daily Tar Heel tags stories to make it easier for you to find our more about topics you care about. Consider it a Wikipedia for all things UNC.


Sallie Walker Stockard was the first woman to graduate from UNC. Photo courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC

'It’s just whack-a-mole': Women's history at UNC

With conversations of race and gender, historical context has become increasingly relevant. Because women comprise over 57 percent of UNC’s undergraduate enrollment, it can be perceived that the discussion of women on campus is over. Though issues facing women at UNC have changed since its first female graduate in 1898, problems still persist. 


Wilson Library hosts a UNC t-shirt archive, among other things.

T-shirts provide snapshots of student life

Students dragging themselves to 8 a.m. classes are known for dressing casually, but a lot can be learned about campus life by looking at the t-shirts they throw on. Warm spring days draw out the #GDTBATH (Good Day to be A Tar Heel) shirts in full force, and the Quad is full of students decked out in Carolina blue.


Opinion: Don't stop reading after college

Being literate can be defined two ways. Of course, being able to read is the basic definition of literacy. But literate also means having a knowledge or understanding of the readings and writings associated with a topic.