2/20/2018 10:04pm

A U.S. Army Curtiss plane on Martindale Field, which later became Horace Williams Airport. Taken in the 1930s. Photo courtesy of the Chapel Hill Historical Society.

Horace Williams Airport has a rich history, but it may be shut down

When Carolina comes into conversation most people begin to either talk about sports or academics. However, airplane enthusiasts always seem to talk about Horace Williams Airport. Horace Williams Airport was pivotal in the shaping of both Chapel Hill and the United States, but is now facing shut down. Students have other plans.

11/15/2017 10:57pm

Silent Sam is located on McCorkle Place in Chapel Hill. 

Students express Silent Sam concerns at Board of Trustee's public talk

Nearly 30 community members directly addressed the University’s Board of Trustees concerning the presence of the Silent Sam statue on campus. Chairperson Haywood Cochrane opened the event for public speakers, disclosing that the Board intended to listen to speakers’ statements, but not offer responses. 

10/30/2017 8:20pm

Students practice chants in the quad before the protest Monday.

Why are students protesting Wendy's?

Carolina Advocating for Gender Equity and Students United for Immigrant Equality co-hosted the “Boot the Braids” Wendy's protest on campus Monday. The protest stemmed from the fast food chain's refusal to join the Fair Food Program.