Colleen Ni


140 West apartments popular among UNC community

Across the street from University Square, blue cranes no longer tower over Franklin Street. The vertical construction phase on 140 West Franklin has been completed, revealing a building that’s eight stories at its peak. Meltzer said they expect to finish construction by April. She said the project in total will cost $55 million.

Sketching fashion and fads

While traveling the world with her husband — prominent fashion designer Bert Geiger — Lorraine Geiger carried a sketchbook filled with drawings of people whose clothing caught her eye.

Black History Month events come to UNC

This year, students looking to participate in Black History Month have a single place to look. UNC will host more than 30 events this February to celebrate black heritage and culture. In an effort to encourage students to attend the events, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs compiled a calendar of all the activities hosted on its website.


A night to make a wish

Laura Rozo is a sophomore business and economics double major with a French minor. This summer while working for the local government in Azores, Portugal, she was diagnosed with stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer of the muscles. She is currently undergoing an aggressive clinical trial which combines chemotherapy and radiation. Carolina Hispanic Association held a “One Night to Make a Wish” benefit ball dedicated to Laura on Friday night. They raised more than $1,000 in ticket sales and donations.

Parents' Weekend 2011

Amidst roommate squabbles, mornings enhanced with shots of espresso and frustratingly intricate science labs, Parents’ Weekend was a break that helped new students put into perspective what the Carolina experience is about.

It’s only cool if Michael Jordan does it.

Check out this photo of one of UNC’s basketball greats in his room in Granville Towers in the 1980s. What do you think? Here’s what some students are saying: “He looks familiar…” — Calvary Diggs “He looks like he’s having fun.” — Scott Fentress “Oh! He’s singing in the rain!” — Camilla Brewer

Students vs. Zombies starts up yet again

A lone brown cardboard box stood in the middle of Hooker Field. A group of 20 students armed with Nerf guns cast a tentative glance around the empty field, then uniformly charged towards the box.