SWIMMING-AND-DIVING


11/7/2019 12:09am

UNC guard Cole Anthony (2) makes a pass on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at the Smith Center. UNC beat Notre Dame 76-65.

Cole Anthony ditches the glasses, dons his cape in season-opening Notre Dame win

Anthony scored 23 after halftime to key a 32-13 run in the Tar Heels’ eventual 76-65 win. His 34 points were a game-high, and a record for a UNC debut, eclipsing Rashad McCants’ 28 points in 2002. A better way to frame the game, though: after ditching the Rec Specs, Anthony made 10 of 18 shots, including six of nine three-point attempts. 


11/6/2019 8:11pm

UNC student and Chapel Hill Town Council candidate Tai Huynh celebrates at a local election watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.

Here's why voter turnout for this year's local election fell since 2018

Voting turnout is always high during state and national elections, but the elections where voter turnout arguably matters most — local elections — often suffer.  This was the case during the Orange County elections, where turnout dropped dramatically this year. Considering the predicted upset for Chapel Hill Town Council, the election could have very easily gone another way if more people had voted. What is the reason for the low turnout?