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Isabella Sherk


The single life: Students adjust to single-occupancy dorm rooms

Living in single occupancy dorms comes with its own set of challenges and perks as UNC students adjust to life on-campus this spring. “Everyone's doors are shut and sometimes there’s not even any lights on," Ronik Grewal said. "So it's kind of a little lonely and isolated sometimes, especially at night." Nishtha Mukherji said she sleeps, takes classes and does workouts in her dorm. It can be sad at times, she said, but she still finds some ways to socialize safely.


Mental Health Coalition issues list of demands to UNC leaders

“We assert that university prioritization of mental health doesn’t just look like an optional and poorly advertised “pause” on classes,” Nikhil Rao and Raleigh Cury, co-facilitators of the UNC Mental Health Coalition, said in the letter. “Mental health looks like assuaging uncertainty and preserving safety through comprehensive planning, transparency, and systemic change.”

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