1/13/2019 7:36pm

Eleanor Murray, a first-year public policy and global studies major, at the James A. Taylor Building, where Counseling and Psychological Services is located, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.  "As someone who did not realize I had mental health issues, it was helpful and resourceful and I felt supported while trying to find a therapist," Murray says of her experience with CAPS. Murray would recommend CAPS and likes the multiple treatment options offered at CAPS.

Does CAPS' referral system work?

Student experiences at Counseling and Psychological Services at UNC have been generally positive, but there is one complaint: They want more sessions. CAPS provides students six sessions before referring them to treatment elsewhere and many students say it's not enough. Read CAPS' side of the story.

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Elizabeth Gardner, owner of Krave in Carrboro, serves a customer the bar’s signature Krush drink. Krush is made with kava and kratom plants, creating an earthy taste with relaxing effects.

Krave Bar is creating community in Carrboro

Krave is a bar that serves indigenous roots and teas located at 105 W. Main St. in Carrboro next to Club Nova Thrift Shop. Customers keep coming back for the relaxed and friendly atmosphere and drinks, featuring both kava and kratom plants. 

11/13/2018 11:12pm

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Threats targeting UNC students take new meaning with connection to actual violence

The online account most involved in posting about UNC students is also the account most frequently interacted with by Robert Bowers, the alleged murderer of 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue last month. This discovery has made the constant influx of digital death threats and online harassment seem that much more real to the local activists on the receiving end.  “White supremacists are being radicalized online in the same way that ISIS radicalizes recruits,” said Heidi Beirich, director of the SPLC’s Intelligence Project.

1/8/2019 8:02pm

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Column: Meet your opinion editor

"The opinion page is the center of the Chapel Hill community, offering a place for discussions on topics that directly affect us. It’s the soul of the paper and the community. Running that is a responsibility that Elisa Kadackal, our new assistant opinion editor, and I hold seriously."

1/17/2019 8:51pm

Inside the Sleep Center on Jan. 17, 2019. The Sleep Disorders Center is located on the first floor of the Anderson Pavilion in the NC Memorial Hospital. Currently, the sleep center is going under renovations which are expected to be completed in by next week. All the rooms have their own television and private bathroom. When the renovation is completed all the rooms will have cameras that will help the doctors check on the patients during the night.

Study the art of sleep with UNC's new collaboration with UNC-Charlotte

UNC-Charlotte collaborated with UNC-Chapel Hill to develop the first sleep science degree in the world. The degree is a two-year online program for students who have already attended a community college for two years. Employees at the UNC Sleep Disorders Center stress the importance of sleep and getting a degree in it.