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Monday February 6th


Affordable housing concerns Northside advocates

In the two weeks since its release, Student Body President Christy Lambden’s petition to repeal Chapel Hill’s four-person occupancy rule has elicited a mixed response from students and town residents. But the resulting conversation has converged upon the lack of affordable housing in Chapel Hill.

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Moseley Architects is winning an award for their design of Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill. Northside Elementary on Wednesday morning. North Carolina School Boards Association's Award for Excellence in Architectural Design

Northside school designer wins award

Moseley Architects won The Award For Excellence in Architectural Design last week at the North Carolina School Board Association conference in Greensboro. Moseley was the firm responsible for the construction of the new Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill this year — the project that won it the prize.

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Linda Smith meets Delores Bailey, executive director of Empowerment Incorporated, and Lee Storrow, Chapel Hill Town Council member, as part of the Northside walk to encourage getting to know neighbors.

Students gather to foster community in Northside neighborhood

About 50 local residents and students braved the rainy weather Monday night to participate in the annual Good Neighbor Walk, intended to help improve relations between long-term Northside residents and UNC students. Divided into groups of about five, the participants met at the Hargraves Center in Chapel Hill and began their walk through the Northside community. Aaron Bachenheimer, director of the UNC Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Community Involvement, told participants to introduce themselves, welcome new neighbors to the community and pass on information about local ordinances. “We’re not out today to solve a bunch of problems,” he said.

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	The Northside Elementary band in 1951.

New school, old ground

Last year, the CHCCS Board of Education decided to name the district’s 11th elementary after the historic segregated school. And for Northside alumni who experienced school segregation in Chapel Hill, the opening of the new school is a time to reflect.

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