Happy Thursday, Tar Heels — rejoice because the cold weather is on its way out! Here’s your morning news:
- “The Jackson center has become a part of the community, not just someone outside looking in.” The Marian Cheek Jackson Center, founded as a nonprofit in 2012, builds community in the historic neighborhoods of Northside and Pine Knolls.
- Sick of Davis and the UL? You may be in luck! The town of Carrboro is making plans for a building that could host the Carrboro Arts Center and a new Orange County public library branch.
- It's not "Just Dance," but Just Music is pretty good too — the International Justice Mission is hosting their annual concert to end human trafficking this Friday.
- “He was so intelligent, but he was really warm and friendly at the same time.” Jonathan Hess, a distinguished professor of Jewish History and Culture, died suddenly on Monday at age 52.
- The ceiling is the roof － and there are a lot of roofs in the Pit. UNC Habitat for Humanity is currently holding its second annual Carolina Blueprint Shack-A-Thon, a fundraiser in which campus groups build and live inside shacks for a week.
- Struggling to pass the bar exam? So are over 17 percent of UNC’s School of Law graduates, according to a recent report.