On the night of Jan. 8, UNC senior Damaris Osorio was in the shower when she was informed that her apartment was on fire.
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.
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.
Some students' expectations for sleep — or a lack thereof due to parties, events and late nights in Davis Library — might be off-base, according to research at the University of Pennsylvania.
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.
There are many stresses related to going to college — financial, academic and, for some students, legal troubles. Luckily enough for students finding themselves in legal trouble, Carolina Student Legal Services is available, free of charge.
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.
UNC’s Retired Faculty Association offers up answers to former university professors who are retired but still looking to stay professionally active. UNC's RFA aims to offer a chance for professors to extend their impact on the University.
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.
The Shuford family wanted to make a difference. With an $18 million donation, the entrepreneurship program will certainly feel the lasting effects of the Shuford's gift.