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7/24/2020 6:29pm

A peer counselor at the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid gives financial advice to an incoming transfer student. Students with work study jobs are eligible for SNAP benefits, but few UNC students use the program. 

Here's what you need to know about CARES Act emergency aid for UNC students

UNC announced plans in May to begin releasing emergency funding from the CARES Act to students with a demonstrated need for aid. In the months since then, confusion has run wild through the student body about what exactly that would entail. In particular, students pointed to a lack of timeliness, clarity and transparency on the University's part about the emergency grant funding.


7/24/2020 12:38am

Donald Strickland and Martina Brooks at the Carrboro Hampton Inn & Suites inspect safe breakfast procedures. Photo Courtesy of Laurie Paolicelli.

Here's how COVID-19 has affected Chapel Hill tourism

“We are a safer community to be in than many other places,” Aaron Nelson, the president and CEO of the Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro, said. “People looking for a safe place with great food and a walkable community, we’re a great place for them to come.”  


7/23/2020 10:33pm

An empty Boshamer Stadium as pictured on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

The DTH sports desk picks its best walk-up songs ahead of MLB Opening Day

After a near five-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball is back in action with Opening Day slated for Thursday and Friday. With no fans in the stands, walk-up music as players approach the batters box will be some of the only noise echoing through ballparks during the abbreviated 60-game regular season. Here are the tracks some members of our sports desk would choose.  


7/22/2020 8:58pm

Column: Removing Native American imagery from sports is long overdue

"The next time you see someone dressed up as a chief with a headdress and painted skin at a Kansas City Chiefs game, or doing the Tomahawk chop at a Braves game, ask yourself: is it OK to use that imagery and represent Native Americans the way we do, despite their demonstrated anger at those stereotypes and the tragedies they suffered as a result of American colonialism and expansion?"