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The UNC Field Hockey penalty defenders sprint towards Princeton offense as they go for a penalty corner shot. UNC beat Princeton 4-3 on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.

UNC field hockey earns 4-3 win over Princeton to open ACC-Ivy Challenge

As the clock ticked down in the final period, the Tar Heels earned a penalty corner and the chance to extend their lead. Ashley Sessa inserted the ball and Erin Matson scored the goal to make the score 4-2. Despite a late push by the Tigers, who capitalized on a penalty stroke goal in the final minutes of the game, Princeton couldn't overcome its deficit and erase UNC's lead. 

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Christian C. Lentz at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday, Aug. 29th, 2022.

Carolina Asia Center awarded $900,000 grant to develop Southeast Asian studies minor

This summer, the Carolina Asia Center received a $900,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. With this grant, the University plans to develop a Southeast Asian studies minor, to expand its Vietnamese language instruction and to spread the study of Southeast Asia to other campuses. “Luce has long been a supporter of Asian studies more generally, but they also know that Southeast Asian studies tend to be a bit overlooked by way of comparison with East Asia, especially China, but also Korea and Japan,” Christian Lentz, an associate professor of geography at UNC, said.

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The Alpha Chapter of Alpha Pi Omega sorority is pictured.
Photo Courtesy of Ivan Richardson.

Founded at UNC, Alpha Pi Omega — the country's oldest Indigenous sorority — turns 28

The country’s oldest Indigenous sorority — Alpha Pi Omega (APiO) — will be turning 28 years old on Sep. 1 in remembrance of Founder’s Day.  The sorority founded its first chapter, UNC's Alpha chapter, in 1994, and now represents more than 130 tribes and has 24 chapters chartered nationwide.  “It’s so important to have an Indigenous sorority on campus because we are the minority of the minority,” UNC senior and Alpha chapter president Hayley Jacobs said.

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Rory the Pig watches over Park Library -located in Carroll Hall on Aug. 24, 2022.

Meet Rory and Joey, the unknown mascots of UNC's libraries

Meet Rory and Joey, the Park Library and Sloane Art Library’s mascots.   There have been collaborations between the two rising influencers. Rory and Joey met in a photoshoot when the Park Library first chose Rory, and in 2019, they came together to celebrate National Lobster Day by exchanging gifts and coloring. 

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