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Thursday January 20th


A ramp leads to the Old Well on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.

Column: Disabled people are experts on our own health

"Now, I’m assumed to add so little to my classes that it is perfectly acceptable when I’m not really a part of them. I see campus opening back up and administrators sticking their heads in the sand, and the only decision being delegated to me is whether or not I risk my life to attend my classes. That’s a difficult decision to make."

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Pharmacist and 1995 UNC alumna Sue Patel prepares a syringe with a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 in the Friday Center on Chapel Hill.

Column: UNC continues to research omicron as variant spreads

"With research on omicron developing from here on out, new recommendations and policies are likely to emerge to protect the general public from the variant. For the next several weeks, it’s imperative that institutions and individuals take all the measures that they can to prevent the surge from affecting our local communities."

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Junior quarterback Sam Howell (7) carries the ball at the Duke's Mayo Bowl against South Carolina at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Dec. 30, 2021. UNC lost 21-38.

Column: What happened to UNC football this season?

"The question about the Tar Heels is: what happened to derail this season? First off, I’m going to let you in on a little secret, one that Brown hinted at after the Orange Bowl but was downplayed during the season — losing over 4,000 yards of total offense hurts … a lot."

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Junior guard Eva Hodgson (10) prepares to move past a defender during the game against Virginia Tech at Carmichael Arena on Jan. 9th, 2022. UNC won 71-46.

Eva Hodgson’s 19 points propel UNC women's basketball to bounce back win over Virginia Tech

Eva Hodgson finished Sunday's game with a season high 19 points, leading the Tar Heels to a 71-46 victory over Virginia Tech. The redshirt junior guard's signature moment in the game came in the third quarter, where she knocked down two three-pointers in 50 seconds to spark an 8-0 run and increase the Tar Heels’ lead to 30 points. “She wills the team along," head coach Courtney Banghart said. "So, as much as her numbers spoke for themselves, her impact on this team is even bigger.”

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