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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, located in Raleigh, is pictured on Aug. 26, 2022.

'It’s not just health care': New state health improvement plan aims to promote health equity

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released its 2022 State Health Improvement Plan (NC SHIP) in August. The plan explains strategies to improve key indicators of health identified by the Healthy North Carolina 2030 report.  “I think if we really want to serve everyone equitably, we have to do that multidisciplinary approach,” Caitlin Fenhagen, criminal justice resource director for Orange County, said.

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DTH Photo Illustration. The growing economic instability has affected higher education mobility.

Editorial: The recession is disproportionately hurting students

"The advice offered to students is the same advice they’ve heard for years: 'Learn how to stretch a dollar, spend a little less and make a little more, and make sure to have a budget.' While this advice is helpful, with the current economy, and the outrageous cost of higher education, these efforts have started to go in vain," the Editorial Board writes. " All this said, the only way to get through higher education for most people these days is by borrowing money."

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First-year midfielder Ryleigh Heck (12) sprints to prevent an interception from UPenn. UNC beat UPenn at home 4-0 on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022.

UNC field hockey picks up 4-0 win over Penn, maintains undefeated start to season

The numbers on the board in Karen Shelton Stadium not only reflected the outcome of UNC field hockey’s game against Penn in the ACC-Ivy League Challenge, but also the team’s undefeated record: 4-0. Not only did the Tar Heels beat three top-15 teams in their first four games in 2022, but they earned their first shutout win at home since the 2020 spring season.  “It's something that we pride ourselves on, to start off challenging ourselves,” junior midfielder Kiersten Thomassey said.

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