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Areas in Chapel Hill are classified as a 'food deserts' due to lack of grocery store accessibility

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, areas with large numbers of "households with low incomes, inadequate access to transportation and a limited number of food retailers providing fresh produce and healthy groceries for affordable prices" are commonly referred to as food deserts. Although Chapel Hill is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the country, communities in some parts of the Town don't have access to affordable and healthy groceries. 

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Terra Byte, Gemma Tolstoy and Alexis Carr, members of Chapel Heelz, celebrate after a show at The Station in Carrboro, N.C., on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ira Wilder.

'A form of activism': Student drag troupe fights against drag bans

UNC student-led drag troupe "Chapel Heelz" works to feature their art while also making a difference in the UNC community and beyond.  At an event at Cats Cradle, the troupe raised money for those affected by recent anti-drag legislation in Tennessee. “I think that drag is fundamentally revolutionary and fundamentally a form of activism," Logan Dosher, a member of the group, said I think the very act of engaging in drag and engaging in radical gender expression and rejecting the norms that we are fed has activism at its core." 

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CSB, a student indie rock band, will be opening for rapper Young Nudy at Jubilee this Saturday, April 22.
Photo Courtesy of Casey Kibe.

This year's Jubilee to welcome local businesses, rapper Young Nudy

This Saturday at Hooker Fields, the Carolina Union Activities Board will be hosting its annual Jubilee as an all-day, flea-market style music festival open to the public. The festival will begin at 11:30 a.m. and include food trucks, multiple music performers, inflatables and an array of small business booths. Young Nudy will hit the stage around 7:30 p.m.

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