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Monday November 28th

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DTH Photo Illustration. Eye contact plays a large role in conversational manners, however, it can be a hard skill for some to practice.

Column: The politics of eye contact

"And I’m not the only one who struggles with what to do with my eyes. People with social anxiety disorders, on the autism spectrum and with trauma may have trouble making and maintaining eye contact. So, for my fellow ocular-oblivious folks, I’ve put together some tips that I’ve picked up over the years."

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The Graduate School's Department for Diversity and Student Success is hosting multiple pop-up exhbits during the fall 2022 semester. The pop-up exhibit in the Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North is pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022.

Surviving and Thriving: Pop-up exhibit narratives from graduate students of color

Earlier this year, the Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success program hosted a summit called Surviving and Thriving: Narratives from graduate students of color. The summit touched on subjects such as how isolating it can feel as a person of color attending a predominantly white university, how to connect with others going through some of the same situations and how to prioritize mental health.                      

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Gimghoul Castle is the headquarters of the Order of Gimghoul, a secret collegiate society in Chapel Hill.  Signs posted outside of the castle warn people to stay off of the property on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

Editorial: Our famous campus myths, rumors and tales

"Attending the first public university in the nation has its perks (besides the lead-ridden pipes). For example, admission to UNC comes with access to over 200 years of campus lore. From haunted buildings – yes, buildings is plural – to zany characters. Come with the Editorial Board as we share our favorite myths, legends and rumors surrounding UNC."

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Column: Ghost-Busting 101

"Don’t be a ghost this spooky season. And if you have a ghastly encounter, hold your head high. They decided you didn’t deserve basic respect. You might as well give it to yourself."

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Ben Gleiter and his mother Kathleen pose together ahead of Ben's 40-mile ride with the Bike Box Project and Moving Day.

UNC senior pedals to raise funds for Parkinson's research

UNC Senior Ben Gleiter is raising money for his mom, Kathleen Gleiter, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the age of 54. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that affects the nervous system. “I try to make an impact on not only (my mom's) life specifically but the lives of people with Parkinson's in general," Ben Gleiter said. "Because after learning first-hand, it is definitely a difficult disease, and it’s important to give people the resources they need to combat it.”

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UNC students protest the Genocide Awareness Project being displayed at Polk Place on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.

'Guttural disgust': UNC students speak against anti-abortion group

The Genocide Awareness Project is a "mobile display" shown around the country by the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform and will be on campus until Wednesday. The center, an anti-abortion organization, has no medical accreditation.  Student activists have begun planning continuous efforts to block the view of the display, which contains graphic imagery. 

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