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Sunday December 4th


UNC senior center Armando Bacot (5) chases forward Ben Burnham (25) during the game against College of Charleston on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, at the Dean Smith Center. UNC beat College of Charleston 102-86.

Bacot 'upset' by lackluster first half following 102-86 win over College of Charleston

The UNC men's basketball team won 102-86 over College of Charleston last night. But after the game, senior forward Armando Bacot seemed disappointed. Despite erupting for a monstrous 27-point second half, the only thing Bacot could acknowledge was the team’s lackluster first-half display. “I’ve been here for four years and I should just be able to dominate,” Bacot said. “I think I’m the best player in the country and I just haven’t been putting out that product so far. There’s no time for any of those hiccups.”

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Sophomore guard Deja Kelly (25) dribbles the ball to the basket during the game against Virginia Tech at Carmichael Arena on Jan. 9th, 2022.

Relentless drive propelling UNC guard Deja Kelly into junior season

Going into her third season with the UNC women's basketball team, Deja Kelly has been named to both the Nancy Lieberman Award watch list — honoring the nation's best point guard — and the preseason All-ACC Team.  Last year, Kelly averaged a team-high 16.5 points per game and showed remarkable consistency and resilience throughout her sophomore season. “Deja is one of the fiercer competitors you'll ever meet,” head coach Courtney Banghart said. “Her level of competitiveness allows her to rise to the moment of the possession, on either end of the ball.” 

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Office DJ: Songs I'm grateful for

"So thank you, Beirut, Mumford and Sons, and fun. Thank you, Daniel Caesar and Taylor Swift. Your music lets me hang out with people hundreds, sometimes thousands of miles away. It reminds me not to be a stranger with the people who have had such an impact on my life."

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Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2022 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 15, 2022. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Column: "Her Loss" is Actually His Loss

"As an avid Drake fan, I was disappointed with “Her Loss.” Sonically, it is well produced, but a slower listen to some lyrics highlights a more interesting story of a rich but perhaps lonely man still in search of himself. One nearly forgets that it’s a collaborative project with 21 Savage’s contributions outdone by Drake’s overpowering narcissism."

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