140 West continues development for residential and retail spaces to open this spring. The development aims to fill the gap between East and West Franklin St., and bridge the gap between Franklin St. and Rosemary St., says Jon Keener, development manager of Ram Realty Services. The view from the top floor of the development shows the full plaza, Franklin Street and already established spaces around it.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, speaks to students of the BOG protest Friday morning. "You are the student movement of this generation." "Forward together, not one step back!" "We will not be divided, nor defeated. We are the generation that refuses to go backwards."
Andrew Phillips, a senior EXSS major from Canton, Ohio, examines (my) ID at Goodfellows on Franklin St. The bar-back has worked at the bar for almost two years and says he can pretty quickly tell the difference between a real and a fake ID. Holograms and the numbers on the cards are the first indicators he looks at to see if they're real.
The Raging Grannies of Chapel Hill held a peace talk event called "Bring Our War Dollars Home" at the United Church of Christ of Chapel Hill on Saturday morning. More than a dozen community leaders spoke to the crowd, including Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Representative David Price, N.C. Senator Ellie Kinnaird and UNC student Zaina Alsous. The Raging Grannies clapped during and after every speaker and wore peace paraphernalia.
Students from Carter Community School, a charter school in Durham, participate in UNC's Students for Education Reform College 101 day. The eighth-grade students toured campus, visited science laboratories and Carmichael Arena and learned about the benefits of attending college. The students pose for a picture at the Old Well at the end of the day. They held a sign saying UNC Class of 2021.