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Saturday November 26th


Weaver Street Market in Carrboro, N.C., is pictured on Nov. 1, 2022.

Column: Weaver Street Market gives me hope.

"Women flaunt their natural gray hair and stay-at-home dads with toddlers roll around in the artificial grass play area, flaunting their stay-at-homeness. Sometimes these groups meet. A little guy in a knit sweater, a future democratic socialist, teeters around on a boulder and wanders over to a gray-haired couple with a gray-haired dog, also in a sweater."

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The NPHC Legacy Plaza in the Student Academic Services Building Courtyard on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022.

‘Home is finally here’: UNC introduces NPHC’s new 'Legacy Plaza'

The NPHC Legacy Plaza officially opened last Friday at the Student Academic Services Building courtyard and spans approximately 750-square feet. Nine columns border the plaza, chronologically representing the University’s nine historically Black fraternities and sororities for their significant contributions to the campus community in scholarship and public service. 

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Per unofficial results, North Carolina Rep. Graig Meyer (D-Caswell, Orange) has won the 2022 midterm election for the District 23 North Carolina Senate position. He defeated Republican opponent Landon Woods. Photos courtesy of Landon Woods, and DTH/Saurya Acharya.

Here's what you need to know about the NC Senate District 23 candidates

N.C. Rep. Graig Meyer (D-Caswell, Orange) and Republican Landon Woods are running for the North Carolina Senate District 23 seat, which includes Person, Caswell and Orange counties. The seat is being vacated by N.C. Sen. Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham, Orange), who is running for U.S. Congress. Meyer said he avidly supports helping people deal with student debt, as well as reducing carbon emissions, reproductive freedom and expanding voting access.  Woods said individuals should take steps forward in the climate fight, rather than large companies. His platform also mentions prison reform.

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UNC housekeepers march with posters during the UNC Housekeepers March & Rally on Oct. 28, 2022.

'These are needs': UNC housekeepers demand action from administration

A group of housekeepers, students and representatives from The Workers Union at UNC brought a list of demands a petition with over 2,000 signatures to the UNC administration last Friday. The list outlines two main goals: $20/hour wages and free parking.  Numerous housekeepers said that they have not received any relevant communication from the University, except for an email requesting the staff not to speak to media outlets. 

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