Erik Beene

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UNC students walk pass Top Of The Hill restaurant and brewery in Chapel Hill Monday night.  

Fake IDs, real consequences

An underage student stands in line outside a popular bar on Franklin Street and gives their fake ID to a bouncer. After looking at it for a moment, the bouncer passes it back — not to the student, but to an undercover alcohol law enforcement officer behind him. The student is ticketed immediately.


Police officers gather around Silent Sam.

Legal issues complicate Silent Sam's removal

  Silent Sam remains standing in McCorkle Place despite calls from leaders — including Gov. Roy Cooper — across the state for its removal. The Heritage Protection Act of 2015 has complicated efforts to remove the Confederate monument, which leaves the monument's fate in legal limbo.


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In response to an executive order banning Syrian refugees from entering the United States, protesters gathered in front of the post office on Franklin Street and at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. 

Immigration Protests

In response to an executive order banning Syrian refugees from entering the United States, protesters gathered in front of the post office on Franklin Street and at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.