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11/9/2016 2:27am

Why do we like political memes?

By Maria Mullis Staff Writer During a long and wild election cycle, one thing has continued to keep the mood lighthearted – political memes. Memes are humorous images, videos or pieces of text that are spread rapidly by Internet users within a culture.


11/8/2016 12:49am

10 Vines that summarize the 2016 election

Happy Election Day! It’s finally here — the one day none of us really thought would ever happen and confirmation that this whole process wasn't just one long episode of "Punk’d." 


11/4/2016 2:58am

PlayMakers Repertory Company production of The Crucible. 

CREDIT:  Jon Gardiner

PlayMaker's 'The Crucible' offers a modern twist

PlayMakers Repertory Company presented their own unique interpretation of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” on the evening of Nov. 1 as the production enters the final stages of its theatrical run in the Paul Green Theatre.


11/3/2016 11:16pm

When Sup Dogs on Franklin Street opened, owner Bret Oliverio welcomed new patrons as they came in the door.

Watch the game at these bars and restaurants

When a ping of an email brings the news that you have not been randomly selected in the basketball lottery or a security guard tells you that the student section is full, the search for a place to watch UNC’s sporting events becomes a top priority.


11/3/2016 11:09pm

We asked students how they celebrate big games

Nothing brings together Tar Heels better than watching our sports teams dominate. Whether it’s basketball, football, soccer or volleyball, students love to celebrate a Carolina sports win, and it’s no surprise that one of students’ favorite places to celebrate is on Franklin Street. 


11/2/2016 12:22am

Drunk Sober High: Halloween on Franklin Street

In a college town, students are known to experience local events in various states of inebriation. Inspired by a series started at New York University’s blog NYULocal, we asked our staffers to write about their experiences drunk, high and sober. To protect their reputations, we kept their identities anonymous.