First-year guard Cole Anthony (2) fights for a two-pointer in the game against Gardner Webb on Friday, Nov.15, 2019 in the Smith Center. UNC beat Gardner-Webb 77-61. 

For UNC, a sloppy win against Gardner-Webb could be a sign of bigger problems

It was a close win for North Carolina against Gardner-Webb, much closer than it should have been. Through three games, the Tar Heels have struggled to find an offensive rhythm outside of star first-year Cole Anthony. 


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Meet the community paramedics working to alleviate North Carolina's opioid crisis

When Emergency medical services arrive to help a person who has overdosed on opioids, it’s anyone’s guess what the scene will look like. When the traditional role of the paramedic is finished, they're immediately on to the next call — and their role is growing as North Carolina tries to combat the opioid epidemic. Orange County recently joined a pilot program in the state to make community paramedics a permanent part of the system, and it's not the only program in the county recently created to provide these services.


Rosie Robbins, a senior studying religious studies, sits outside on campus on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Robbins is just one of many Carolina students entering the workforce with the looming possibility of a recession.

A potential recession in 2020 has soon-to-be graduates worried about finding a job

Among the regular post-graduation fears, mixed reports on a possible future recession have students searching for alternate employment plans to make. Some graduating UNC students are preparing for the possibility of a declining job market.  Despite economic indicators pointing to a recession in the near future, researchers say the Triangle may be able to weather a downturn. Alumni point to the Great Recession in 2009 as an example of less than ideal economic conditions to enter the labor market under.