STUDENT LIFE


10/22/2018 11:11pm

Honors Carolina celebrates the launch of their new initiative "Go Anywhere" at the FedEx Global Education Center Friday, October 12th, 2018. An online platform built to help connect students with alumni and internships, the Honors Carolina Class of 2022 will be one of the first to test "Go Anywhere" out.

The low-down on Honors Carolina

“We offer over 200 unique courses, student-centered, generally small, research-oriented, all across the disciplines of the University," said assistant dean of Honors Carolina, Ritchie Kendall.


10/22/2018 10:04pm

Hurricane Florence Cleanup

UNC extends deadline to drop classes

The Office of the University Registrar and its partner offices have extended deadlines to drop classes or declare classes pass/fail due to Hurricanes Florence and Michael. 


10/22/2018 9:40pm

Students studying between classes on the steps of Wilson Library on Monday Oct. 22, 2018.

Did midterm season ruin your GPA? Here's how to recover.

With midterm season over and grades beginning to trickle in, some students have been faced with the harsh reality of one or more unexpectedly low grades. This problem is common for first-year students, especially in their first semester of classes as they start to adjust to the speed and difficulty of college. 


10/8/2018 9:42pm

Tran Nguyen is a first-year student at UNC.

Word on the Street: Are you voting in the midterms?

With the 2018 midterm elections fast approaching, many UNC students are eager to exercise their right to vote. Others aren't. Staff writer Lyell McMerty asked UNC students around campus, "Are you planning on voting in the midterm elections? If so, what issues concern you the most? If not, why not?"


10/3/2018 10:37pm

Photo courtesy of MSA President Hamza Baloch

Muslim Students Association receives hate mail

When Amira Mustafa, the UNC Muslim Students Association (MSA) community service chairperson, saw the contents of an envelope addressed to the MSA on Sept. 18, she wasn't fazed. Inside the envelope was a collection of small comic booklets espousing several negative stereotypes about Muslims. Mustafa said that in a way, this is something to be expected. But still, the specific ignorance caught her off guard. “People have a hard time accepting that Muslims can be American, too, and that a lot of us are, in fact, American," Mustafa said.