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Sara Daavettila (left) and Erin Matson (right) have both won the 2021 Honda Sport Award for their respective sports, tennis and field hockey.

UNC boasts at least two Honda Sport Award winners in Matson and Daavettila

For just the fourth time in the school’s history, North Carolina will be represented by at least two athletes as recipients of the Honda Sport Award. On Thursday, fifth-year senior Sara Daavettila was announced as this year’s recipient of the Honda Sport Award for Tennis, joining fellow Tar Heel Erin Matson, who was named the winner of the field hockey award on June 2.

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Some of the Black Pioneers and their spouses meet for lunch at Mama Dip’s in early 2020. Photo courtesy of Walter A. Jackson.

Members of UNC Black Pioneers release statement calling for BOT to grant Hannah-Jones tenure

Twenty-one members of the UNC Black Pioneers — an organization of Black alumni who graduated between 1952 and 1972 — released a statement on Wednesday regarding the Board of Trustees' non-action on the tenure of Nikole Hannah-Jones. “The undersigned members of the UNC Black Pioneers, fully support the joint statement of support for tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones issued by the Carolina Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists at UNC,” the statement read.

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Kevin Welch (first-year medical student),  Darshana Panda (first-year medical student), and Ainesh Jain (Business Administration/Pre-Med '23) work at the check-in desk for the SHAC Medical Clinic on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Student Health Action Coalition provides accessible health care to the UNC community

Student Health Action Coalition, also known as SHAC, is the first student-run free clinic in the nation and is devoted to providing the UNC community with accessible and high-quality health care. SHAC is an interdisciplinary team made up of medical students, pharmacy students, nursing students and public health undergraduates. The team works together to serve patients in the general Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. 

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Baptist Knaven, head chef of Mosaic Cafe and Bistro, poses for a portrait. Photo courtesy of Brian Cansler. 

Former fine dining restaurant Provence to reopen as Mosaic Café & Bistro in Carrboro

Provence of Carrboro is reopening as Mosaic Café & Bistro, a change helmed by chef and owner Baptist Knaven. “We’ve always loved Provence and the French fine dining concept, but we realized it was not the right restaurant for the community,” General Manager Brian Cansler said. “We wanted to do something that was more local, sustainable and affordable for the people in our community.”

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UNC first-year catcher Tomas Frick (52) hits the ball at the NCAA tournament game against UCLA on Sunday June 6, 2021 in Lubbock, TX. The Tar Heels lost 2-12. Photo courtesy of Elise Bressler.

Even after early exit in NCAA regionals, UNC baseball has a bright future

Sunday’s loss against UCLA that ended the UNC baseball team’s 2021 season and eliminated the team from the NCAA Tournament was a tough one to say the least. After winning their first game of the Lubbock Regional, the Tar Heels dropped consecutive games against Texas Tech and the Bruins, but there are still plenty of positives to take away from the trying 2021 season.

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