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Friday December 9th

Women's Tennis

Samuel Long 
Assistant City & State Desk Editor

Office DJ: Songs to listen to on a 1992 Walkman

"It’s no surprise to my friends that I’m going to be talking about cassettes in this article. Ever since I found my mom’s dusty Walkman sitting in an old box in the attic, I’ve been obsessed with recording music from my phone to magnetic tape so I can wear a clunky box on my hip and listen to music with questionable quality."

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UNC Sophomore Carson Tanguling and UNC Junior Fiona Crawley play doubles at the ITA National Championship. Photo Courtesy of ITA.

UNC women's tennis dominates at ITA Championships, sets sights on spring season

In addition to junior Fiona Crawley's win in the final match – her sixth title of the fall season and her second major victory – the success of the entire team highlighted the Tar Heels' potential heading into the spring season.  With a strong performance from key players, expectations are beginning to rise about the possibility of a long-evasive team NCAA championship. “Our team is probably the most connected and unified (it’s been) — we’re 10 players strong,”  head coach Brian Kalbas said. “Now it's all about the team and we’ll see what we can do come January time.”  

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DTH Photo Illustration. Ticketmaster uses "dynamic" ticketing to change prices to match demand for tickets.

Column: Dynamic ticketing is a barrier to enjoying live music

"Ticketmaster paints their strategy of dynamic pricing and platinum ticketing as a practice that supports both fans and artists alike and protects them from villainous third-party sellers. But in actuality, it prioritizes revenue above all else — revenue that goes directly into the pockets of artists and Ticketmaster executives."

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The meditation room in the Student Union, which is a great place to escape the chaos of life, is pictured on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

Column: Vipassana meditation changed my life

"Unlike other types of meditation which rely on visualization, verbalization and other sensory aids, Vipassana focuses solely on the observation of physical sensations. By emphasizing the interconnectedness of the mind and body, I've found that it can be useful for young people."

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Chapel Hill Town Hall stands on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. The Town of Chapel Hill announced on Aug.18 that they will be releasing $7.8 million to help fund affordable housing projects.

Chapel Hill Town Council to vote on resolution regarding Operation Readi-Rock

During the Nov. 16 town council meeting, the Chapel Hill Town Council is set to approve a resolution that will acknowledge harm caused by the Graham Street raid of 1990, also known as Operation Readi-Rock, and issue a formal apology to those impacted. The meeting will be on the 32nd anniversary of the raid, which was an execution of a search warrant on a full block of Graham Street that disproportionately affected Chapel Hill’s Black community.

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The UNC Employee Forum celebrating its 30th-anniversary event at the Carolina Club on Oct. 11, 2022. Photo Courtesy of the Employee Forum.

‘A giant elephant in the room’: Employee Forum's Dobbs proclamation absent from University coverage

Following the Supreme Court of the United States' leak of the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade last May, members of the UNC Employee Forum started working on Proclamation 22-01 to address the situation. The proclamation advocates for employees that could be affected by abortion legislation changes, but members of the forum say that the University did not include this within The Well's typical meeting coverage. 

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