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Glass Animals performs at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Aug. 28.

Editorial: Things to do near Chapel Hill this spring break

"As you overhear talk of people going on trips to Cancún, Miami, Costa Rica or some other warm and tropical paradise, it can seem awkward knowing you don’t have any big trip planned for spring break this year. However, there’s still plenty to do while at home or in the Chapel Hill area that is both fun and affordable (or, better yet, free)."

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HBCU representatives hold summit on pandemic's disparate effect on mental health.

HBCU representatives hold summit on pandemic's disparate effect on mental health

On Feb. 23, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services partnered with historically Black colleges and universities to host a mental health summit. The summit, “Peeling Back the Layers on Minority Mental Health,” aimed to address the needs of minority students and faculty at HBCUs in North Carolina and the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I've seen a totally big jump on trauma with our students and, of course, grief,” Aishia Griffin, director of Counseling Services at Bennett College, said.

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NC Supreme Court approves new maps to nobody's full satisfaction

The new congressional, House and Senate maps will take effect for the 2022 primary elections on May 17, according to Rachel Raper, Director of the Orange County Board of Elections.  Under the new setup, Orange County will remain in District 4 of the congressional map. It will also remain in the 23rd district in the N.C. Senate and will retain its current boundaries in the N.C. House, including the 50th and 56th districts.

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