Natalie Short

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Star athletes form new identities at UNC

Given that UNC is often referred to as the University of National Champions, it’s no surprise that much of its student body is sports fans or have previously been sports stars themselves in their high school careers. 


Chapel Hill abuzz with beekeepers

Want to know what’s the buzz about beekeeping? Wondering why we need to #savethebees? Local beekeepers in Chapel Hill and Carrboro are happy to share their knowledge with seasoned pros or interested newcomers.


UNC-system President Margaret Spellings celebrates her first year in office,  reflecting on months of administration and developing relationships within the system.

Q&A with UNC's Margaret Spellings

How has your past experience in education and government informed your role as President of the UNC-system for the past year? MS: I feel like everything that I’ve done in my career has added up to being prepared and ready to lead the university.


“When they’re turning and the light hits them, they just take on a different life,” said Joseph Justice, artist for the whirligig restoration effort in Wilson, N.C.

Public arts investments revitalize N.C.

Historic Downtown Wilson seems, at first, to be the center of a typical Southern small town - its streets lined with beautiful old red brick buildings and friendly locals - until you drive up to the unusual spectacle of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.


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Common Cause N.C. held a public hearing on gerrymandering on June 5. The organization is now asking for the General Assembly to add more locations to its public hearings on proposed legislative districts.

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Common Cause N.C. held a public hearing on gerrymandering on June 5. The organization is now asking for the General Assembly to add more locations to its public hearings on proposed legislative districts.


Common Cause N.C. held a public hearing on June 5 to raise awareness of a bill that would create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.

Common Cause N.C. held a public hearing on June 5 to raise awareness of a bill that would create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.