Recently I had the opportunity to fly out of Horace Williams Airport with local pilot and UNC alum Bob Epting. Though the airport is scheduled to close in May, following a resolution by the UNC Board of Trustees, the flight easily ranks in my top 10 all-time greatest experiences.
The fight to keep Chapel Hill's primary aviation education airport open continues as a petition of nearly 400 people hope to get the NC legislature involved.
When Carolina comes into conversation most people begin to either talk about sports or academics. However, airplane enthusiasts always seem to talk about Horace Williams Airport. Horace Williams Airport was pivotal in the shaping of both Chapel Hill and the United States, but is now facing shut down. Students have other plans.
With Horace Williams Airport on the brink of closure once again, both the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Undergraduate Senate and Carolina General Aviation are trying to save the historic institution.
UNC has seen a 6 percent increase in applications since last year, a number that's been rising since 2005.
It was a snowy day at UNC when two sophomores decided to reenact the memorable snowball fight from the classic holiday film, "Elf." Little did they know, their video filmed in Kenan Memorial Stadium would take off on the internet, leading Cara Siliakus to describe the viral video as her 15 minutes of fame.
Tyler D’Allaird, from Charlotte was finishing up his first semester here at UNC. A first-year studying biomedical engineering, he was hoping to graduate and develop tools to help people in need.
Students living on campus have all experienced the dreaded fire alarm in the middle of the night. Instead of exiting their buildings, some people have started waiting out fire alarms in their rooms. Experts want everyone to know that this is not the right thing to do — always evacuate.
About 70 students gathered in the lobby of Genome on Friday to present their research at the Quality Undergraduate Research and Making Exposition.
It was 3:40 a.m. on Nov. 11 when Wanda Johnson awoke to a loud popping noise. When she opened her bedroom door to investigate, she faced smoke and flames coming from the attic. She yelled for her family, and quickly got her daughter and nephew out of the house to ensure their safety.