Cy Neff



Absolutely definitive best places to cry on campus

Finals season. Dreaded more than a political discussion with your grandparents; scarier than a ‘we need to talk’ text. For the more high-strung Tar Heels out there, the studying binges begin now. The daunting, faceless hours in the library that leave your soul sucked so dry that you lose perception of the outside world. A time of year that leaves you strung out and emotionally drained to the point where you need a really good cry. 


Two UNC graduates make Forbes 30 under 30 Education list

Forbes is known for its lists -- the Forbes 500, the Forbes list of the World’s Most Powerful People and the Forbes 400. One can imagine the shock North Carolina Student Latinx Initiative’s co-directors Ricky Hurtado and Elaine Townsend Utin experienced when they found out from friends on Facebook that their work had earned them a spot on one of Forbes famed list -- Forbes 30 under 30 Education. 

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Biology Chair Larry Gilbert dies, leaving legacy of focus and success

It’s no secret that UNC’s Biology department has something of a reputation. The biology major is the University’s most common, and is known throughout the school for its difficulty.  Much of UNC’s massive research budget runs through the department, and the department’s growth shows no signs of slowing down. Much of the Biology department’s current status is owed to one man: former professor and department chair Larry Gilbert, who passed away on Monday.

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Word on the street: How do you feel about Halloween?

Halloween - a time of year as American as apple pie, as wild as literally anything from Australia.  Halloween and Halloweekend are major events at Carolina, so staff writer Cy Neff ask students what they  thought about this horrifyingly hallowed Holiday.

Juhi Patel, a senior computer science major at UNC, volunteers twice a week at the Orange County Animal Services in Chapel Hill. 

Students find owning a pet is no walk in the park

Living independently in college can bring unforeseen responsibilities: dealing with landlords, utility bills, cooking and loneliness. Some students adopt a pet, thinking it will add comfort and joy to their lives.  But pets can bring on unexpected problems, something that junior Asia Chance became familiar with after adopting their dog Simba. 


PTA Thrift Shop is collecting donations for people impacted by the fire at The Villages at Chapel Hill.


PTA Thrift Shop is collecting donations for people impacted by the fire at The Villages at Chapel Hill.