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The Compass Center, Orange County's sole provider of emergency housing for domestic violence survivors, sits on Robinson Street on Monday, April 10, 2023.

Compass Center remains Orange County's sole housing provider for domestic violence survivors

Though the Compass Center's Safe Homes, New Lives program raised over $1 million to address the lack of crisis housing in the county, they currently only have three housing units  — which, according to the Center's executive director, cannot meet all of the county's needs.    The center is still Orange County's sole provider of emergency housing for those escaping domestic violence situations.  Marilyn Jacobs Preyer, co-chairperson of the Safe Homes program's fundraising campaign, said the program's scattered housing model provides more safety and anonymity for survivors than a traditional shelter.

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Posters decorate the UNC Department of Asian and Middle Eastern studies bulletin board on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Column: Combatting Asian American 'study culture'

"Although Asian study culture's emphasis on academic success has proven to be practical for furthering one's career, factors such as wellness, individuality and creativity can not be undervalued. Asian American students today are acknowledging this, and doing work to break the stereotypes of the model minority myth. By continuing to do so, we can create a healthier academic culture at UNC and beyond."

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DTH Photo Illustration. Couples are making changes to ordinary traditions in order to celebrate this Valentine's Day.

Column: L is for 'Learning to love yourself'

"There have also been pros to my lack of high school dating experience. When most of my peers had their trials and errors in relationships, I had time to 'date myself.' I was able to take care of myself mentally and physically, invest time into hobbies or new activities, and, most importantly, learn to love being alone. At the end of the day, you will always have yourself to fall back on."

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A sign by Kite Realty Group assuring guests that all businesses are open despite the construction happening in the middle of the Eastgate Crossing parking lot.

Eastgate Crossing stormwater construction to complete within the next month

About a third of the parking spaces in the Eastgate Crossing shopping center in Chapel Hill are currently unusable due to construction, but work should be done within the next month. The purpose of the project is to mitigate flooding problems in the area, as the shopping center was built over a section of Booker Creek. The project began on March 1 and is expected to take between 45 to 60 days to complete.

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The South Building, which houses the Office of the Chancellor and other administrative offices, stands tall on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

'A train that's left the station': NC House approves $4 million in funding for School of Civic Life

On Thursday, the N.C. House approved millions of dollars in funding for the School of Civic Life and Leadership to be established at UNC. This financial support comes amid community concerns over a lack of faculty input and potential political motivations behind the development of the School. The Daily Tar Heel spoke to several state legislators to hear their perspectives on the new funding and School development.

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Graduate attackman Logan McGovern (1) cradles the ball during the men's lacrosse game against Brown at Dorrance Field on Saturday, March 11, 2023. UNC won 19-6.

No. 10 UNC men's lacrosse drops home game to No. 3 Virginia, 19-12

After losing to Duke and Ohio State who are both ranked within the top 25, this was the perfect opportunity for UNC to prove itself against one of the top-ranked teams in the country. With the Tar Heels being unable to secure a win, questions concerning offensive capabilities that have plagued earlier losses this season return to the forefront. 

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