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Crystal Dunn passes the ball during the Portland Thorns' game against Racing Louisville at Providence Park in Portland, OR on June 5, 2021. Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Thorns FC

Tar Heels in the Pros: former UNC women's soccer player Crystal Dunn excels as a Portland Thorn

Former UNC women's soccer star Crystal Dunn, who played soccer for the Tar Heels from 2010-2013, is one of the most high-profile athletes to come out of Chapel Hill within the past decade. With her 2021 CONCACAF Women’s Player of the Year accreditation after her past season with the Portland Thorns, and a 2019 World Cup win with the US Women’s National Team, Dunn’s success at the professional level parallels her time at UNC.

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Supporters of abortion rights gather in Raleigh to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.

'Disappointed but not surprised': Protesters swarm Raleigh after reversal of Roe v. Wade

Over 1,000 people filled the Bicentennial Plaza in downtown Raleigh on Friday evening to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reverse Roe v. Wade – thus ending the almost 50-year constitutional right to abortion. A coalition of 12 local organizations had been planning the protest for two weeks in anticipation of a possible overturning of the landmark Supreme Court case. Protesters held signs that read, "We dissent," "Keep abortion legal," "Let's talk about the elephant in the womb," "I will not go quietly back to the 1950s" and "No sign is big enough to list all the reasons I'm here."

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A sign directing community members toward the UNC Campus Health Services building is pictured on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.

A guide to reproductive health resources for the Chapel Hill community

A guide to reproductive health resources for UNC students and Chapel Hill community members. Abortion is still legal in North Carolina. There are several campus, local and national organizations that provide birth control and abortion services If your organization is providing reproductive care or safe abortion access in the Chapel Hill area, please email managing.editor@dailytarheel.com to have information added to this article. 

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Dr. Jeni Shannon, director of the Carolina Athletics Mental Health and Performance Psychology Program (AMP), poses for a portrait in her office in the McCaskill Soccer Center on Monday, June 20, 2022

Jeni Shannon's work with UNC athletes highlights importance of mental health resources

Jeni Shannon, the director of the Carolina Athletics Mental Health and Performance Psychology Program, is one of three full-time providers at UNC pioneering the athletic department’s approach to sports psychology. Shannon, alongside Dr. Brendan Carr and Dr. Bradley Hack, work directly with a number of athletic teams at UNC through sessions, outreach, and programming. 

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Reverend Robert Cambell, Robin McClain and Noahh McClain provide cold beverages in front of Hargraves Community Center at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

'Finally Juneteenth is being celebrated': local community commemorates the holiday

The Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities celebrated Juneteenth at the Hargraves Community Center on Sunday afternoon.  Tents and food trucks speckled the baseball field and outdoor basketball court. Black artists performed on a stage set up on the baseball field, and their music could be heard all throughout the day. A small business fair was held inside the community center where local Black-owned businesses sold everything from handcrafted clothing and accessories to homemade desserts.

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