The battle against hunger has one more fighter in the Employee Forum with its UNC 2017-18 Food For All campus food drive, benefiting Carolina Cupboard and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC.
Lenoir Dining Hall and Chase Dining Hall are often the setting for numerous college memories, including eating with newfound friends and studying for hours between meal times to get more out of a swipe. These locations can also be the site for a candid discussion over a meal with your favorite professor.
While the majority of students rush home once fall, Thanksgiving and winter break hit, exchange students often brave a class-free Chapel Hill away from their homes and families.
Holding hands in a circle around Silent Sam, around 150 protesters chanted at the closing of their demonstration Tuesday afternoon, which called to remove the controversial confederate monument that some feel commemorates the darkest parts of history.
Knowing that the November days will turn colder, a group of first-year students developed a unique business plan to address the seasonal and early morning needs of students walking to class, while also raising money for charity.
Halloween on Franklin Street is a well-known staple of University life. Homegrown Halloween on Franklin Street provides a safe place for all residents to don their creative costumes and bring the holiday to life. Staff writer Suzanne Blake attended the event and asked participants where the inspiration for their costume came from.
What began as a slight curiosity in 2015 by then UNC sophomore Harrison Toohey, would later become the foundation for a new Greek chapter at UNC. Toohey's conversations with the fraternity members at his summer job, Pine Cove Christian Camp, transformed into a new chapter of Beta Upsilon Chi, abbreviated as BYX, at UNC focused on providing members an alternative fraternity experience.
There is a population on campus that frequently lives below the poverty line. Despite their long hours and immeasurable contributions to the campus community, graduate students currently go without certain medical insurance, and many feel they do not hold the same rights as other workers.
The magic number is $4.25 billion for the newest University fundraising campaign that was announced Friday. This campaign aims to increase funding for student scholarships, art, science and entrepreneurship programs as well as updates in curriculum and teaching methods. With the goals of the donation campaign wide in scope, staff writer Suzanne Blake went around campus to see what students had to say about the efforts.
Innovation is alive and well in the research endeavors by UNC professors. From a skin patch that dissolves fat, a rapid diagnostic test for malaria that saves children’s lives, expansive HIV intervention and revolutionary findings in regards to bronchitis and mucins, UNC researchers lead the way in improving patients’ lives and increasing knowledge within their fields. With all the research coming out the University, here are the studies to know about.