Maddy Arrowood

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Your guide to UNC's orientation

Last week, we asked you guys to tell us how you were feeling about orientation, and 64 percent said you didn’t know what to expect going into it. We don’t blame you — one look at the schedule, and we’re already exhausted for you. 


Educators carry signs through Bicentennial Plaza during the rally for education on May 16 in Raleigh.

N.C. educators want you to know their protest was about more than just pay

Educators and supporters from across the state assembled in Raleigh on Wednesday for a March for Students and Rally for Respect.  Due to the massive expected teacher absences, dozens of school districts across the state closed on May 16, leaving about 68 percent of North Carolina’s public school students out of class for the day.  Their absence from work was certainly noted, but educators wanted their appeals to N.C. legislators to be just as affecting. A few shared their signs, their stories and their desired results of the rally with us.


Carolina's Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted third and fourth graders from three local elementary schools for a "Science is Awesome" outreach event on May 15.

"It's not magic, it's physics": Science is Awesome Outreach Day exposes kids to STEM

Everything that combines fun and science, from liquid nitrogen ice cream to lessons on aliens and snot, could be found in Phillips Hall on Tuesday during the first-ever Science is Awesome Outreach Day.  Over 300 fourth-grade students from Carrboro Elementary School, Frank Porter Graham Bilingüe School and Northside Elementary School came to campus to participate in the event that was hosted by the UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy.  The event was geared toward encouraging students at these three Title I schools to consider careers in STEM fields and to get them excited about science.



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Local business leaders and community officials held their annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce Meeting Thursday morning. UNC System Body President Margaret Spellings spoke at the meeting.

Local business leaders and community officials held their annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce Meeting Thursday morning. UNC System Body President Margaret Spellings spoke at the meeting.