The first week of classes has come and gone, and we've compiled the ways professors have eased the transition for new and returning students at UNC.
Taylor Swift's new album just dropped, and it was exactly what we needed. Take our quiz to find out what kind of 'Lover' you are!
Two long-term plant eaters, Emily and Anna, present you with their list of the best vegan and vegetarian eats in Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas (aka Carrboro).
"This hotline is a small but important step toward making CAPS more inclusive; it allows anyone to access the mental health support they need at any time."
"George is now being paid $20,000 to chair the advisory board of UNC’s program. So UNC faculty aren’t allowed into the room, but the administration is paying large sums to outside professors. Why?"
The equivalent of a Buzzfeed quiz for 'Which campus ministry best fits your personality?'
My desk's mission to diversify our staff is not about stroking our progressive egos for the sake of having a postcard-worthy staff. This effort is about producing the best content possible while simultaneously uplifting the voices and opinions of marginalized folks in our community.
This year I will be listening to others, taking in feedback, leading conversations and writing more columns. I am thankful for these moments, which are a result of the privilege that being a student here has afforded me.
Not sure how to survive college? You're in luck. These are the top ten hacks on how to master the next four years.
Like Omar, I love America so much I want it to be the best version of itself, one that treats all of its people with respect and dignity.
The preclinical years of medical education are a scam. Undergraduate medical education in America (i.e., the period before graduating with an M.D. degree) is generally split into two years in the classroom, and two years seeing patients in the clinic. This system was recommended by the Flexner Report more than a century ago, and it is a thorough blueprint for ensuring students learn the science and skill of medicine, respectively. Developments in self-study resources and medical curriculum norms, though, have made the price of the preclinical semesters absurd. The National Board of Medical Examiners should test — and medical schools should welcome — those who want to jump right into clinical studies.
"Our town government should not pick and choose winners and losers in any project. "
Unfortunately, there has been a decrease in these important pollinators that are affecting production of everyday food.
"Let the quirky things that will inevitably happen to you in this college town be just that — quirky — and don't be closed off to new experiences."
"But if you've done it right, you'll have some wild stories to tell that might make you feel strong for surviving them."
"Don't be afraid to be vulnerable and put yourself out there! Even if you're met with the occasional rejection, or derisive look or you just don't quite click with someone, you'll do a lot more good than harm."
"Our beloved community members. Our beacons of selflessness and kindness. Our champions of the American Dream."