9/21/2020 10:02pm

DTH Photo illustration. Sophomore Ibrahim Shakhtour's COMP 110 Turtle Art project became popular on TikTok.

UNC student finds TikTok fame, joy through coding

“I was so happy in the video, and that resonates with a lot of people,” UNC sophomore Ibrahim Shakhtour said.” People could connect to the fact that after they finish something so difficult, that's how happy they are, especially people who have programmed.”

9/21/2020 8:49pm

DTH Photo Illustration. People watch "Married at First Sight", a reality TV show on Lifetime TV. Over quarantine, many people have turned to various dating shows to stay entertained.

Students turn to dating shows in quarantine

Who got the final rose? Who fancies who? Students asked themselves these questions as they binged "The Bachelor," "Are You The One," "Love is Blind," "Too Hot to Handle," and "Love Island" to stay entertained during quarantine.

9/21/2020 7:11pm

A student studies on the quad near Carroll Hall while adhering to social distancing guidelines on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.

'New voices': UNC introduces approach to spring semester planning involving students

The University is taking a new approach to planning for the spring semester that includes a new Campus and Community Advisory Committee following an unsuccessful return to in-person classes this fall. Bob Blouin, executive vice chancellor and provost, is leading the spring semester planning process. Three advisory groups will work together and report directly to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz regarding a potential return to campus. In reflecting on the fall semester at UNC, Blouin said that the University had success in limiting COVID-19 transmission in areas where it could assert more control over student behavior, such as classrooms, research and other on-campus settings.

9/21/2020 5:56pm

Frank Porter Graham School during election day in 2018.

Column: Why Biden needs young Latinx voters

"If the Biden-Harris campaign really wants to secure our votes, secure the election and raise enthusiasm, they need to make better strides in connecting — playing 'Despacito' at a Hispanic Heritage Month event is not going to cut it."