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A potential recession in 2020 has soon-to-be graduates worried about finding a job

Among the regular post-graduation fears, mixed reports on a possible future recession have students searching for alternate employment plans to make. Some graduating UNC students are preparing for the possibility of a declining job market.  Despite economic indicators pointing to a recession in the near future, researchers say the Triangle may be able to weather a downturn. Alumni point to the Great Recession in 2009 as an example of less than ideal economic conditions to enter the labor market under.


11/12/2019 11:47pm

DTH Photo Illustration. UNC students use the website ConnectCarolina to register for classes. Some students have a hard time enrolling in classes and recieve various error messages.

How students deal with registration going wrong

UNC course registration is often a challenging time for students who have difficulty getting into courses that they need or want. Here are some students who discuss their frustrating experiences with registration and how they got through it. 


11/12/2019 6:47pm

Celie Richardson, lawyer for local condominium owner Eric Plow, stands in front of Plow's property on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. "We are very perplexed as to why the town is trying to place regulations that would shut this complex down; we hope they don't," Richardson said.

Extra income or a neighborhood nuisance? How Chapel Hill grapples with Airbnbs

“Any new Chapel Hill regulations will affect not only those property owners who use the STR system for profit, but also residents like us for whom the system simply makes it possible to plan for the future." Following multiple other cities, including Raleigh, Chapel Hill's Short-Term Rental Task Force will be recommending regulations on short-term rentals, like Airbnb, to the Town Council. Chapel Hill residents have mixed opinions on short-term rentals as some think they are beneficial for the Town and some do not.


11/12/2019 11:38am

Concussion research by UNC's Matthew Gfeller TBI Research Center put under scrutiny

A documentary released by The Athletic in early October, based on a paper co-authored by Ted Tatos and Don Comrie, called into question the UNC Matthew Gfeller Center Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center — co-directed by interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. Since then, researchers, faculty and more have reacted to these accusations.