Viviana Bonilla Lopez
A slow-paced, robotic voice resonates from a room in Cobb Residence Hall. The voice is a special feature on UNC sophomore Kevin Currin’s phone which allows him to listen to text messages, instead of seeing them.
In the wake of a proposed budget cut totaling $483 million in state funding for the UNC system, students are taking action.Four members of UNC Young Democrats travelled to Raleigh Wednesday to persuade legislators against the large cuts to higher education. These four students are part of a group of lobbyers from the UNC organization that will be meeting with legislators in the N.C. General Assembly this week.
Fighting roosters might no longer be welcome in the state.A bill in the N.C. General Assembly aims to make the breeding, ownership, transportation, training and sale of fighting roosters and other fighting birds illegal.
Combining exercise with dance moves, Tori Stilwell is all smiles and energy as she encourages her cardio funk class.
Steven Norton says he would take a bullet for The Daily Tar Heel. DTH managing editor and a junior comparative literature major from Elizabeth City, Norton has experience in almost every part of the paper’s production.
Together, Stephen Miltz, a 25-year-old 2009 UNC graduate, and Wayne Miltz, a 30-year-old self-taught web developer and graphic designer, launched crazythingsparentstext.com, a website that compiles funny texts from parents, in December 2010.
College students nationwide are accusing Chick-fil-A of promoting homophobia instead of chicken sandwiches. Nine universities are demanding the biblical fast-food chain be banned from their campuses due to its support of anti-gay organizations.
Students at the N.C. School of Science and Math will combat hunger one Guinness World Record at a time.On March 5 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., the school will get a second chance to break the Guinness World Record for the most food ever collected by a non-charitable organization during a 24-hour period.
Lighting up during a leisurely stroll in Raleigh parks will be illegal starting July 1. A new ordinance was approved by the Raleigh City Council on Tuesday that will ban the public from smoking in any public park in Raleigh.
At a reception for pro-life supporters at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., addressed controversial issues with a crowd that included UNC students. Burr answered questions related to health care reform, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and abortion.
Although the Union television is tuned to CNN, only about 30 people are in the main hall and most are just studying. CNN is reporting a Republican takeover.
UNC’s sexual health services are above average, but not the best. Trojan Annual Sexual Health Report Card ranked UNC 36th — one spot down from last year — out of 141 schools for 2010.
Sex, sex and more sex at Indiana University. The Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University recently conducted the most comprehensive survey on sexual health and behavior in 20 years.
Six months after President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul, most people have strong opinions on the legislation but don’t know what it includes.