The newest in online personality tests is the enneagram. The concept of finding ourselves in online descriptors of personal strengths and weaknesses is not new, but it is becoming somewhat of a social media trend. As more influencers, college students and avid social media users start to share and publicize their personality results as a form of deeper connection, they also infiltrate the corporate world as a hiring indicator. Myers-Briggs, the Big Five and even astrological symbols have become a form of self-expression and self-labeling that allows people to connect with their peers and contextualize their personality. While these kinds of groupings may help us relate socially to others, they may not actually be objective u2013 or even totally accurate u2013 measurements. Students and psychological experts weighed in on the real value of these tools. After all, is it really possible for everyone in the world to fit into seven neat boxes?
UNC senior Hanna Watson is bringing worlds together with her words and igniting a conversation on race relations.
“Even though we’re telling my particular story, the scenes that we are taking on are so universal that almost everyone in the audience seems to have something that they really latch onto and identify with."
Former students and faculty remember UNC in the '90s, a decade that changed the way the University was perceived by the world and by its students.
UNC's campus culture at UNC was defined by protests against apartheid and the rise of Michael Jordan — as well as tie-dye shirts and Madonna.
The Swain Lot Film Festival gives UNC students across all majors the chance to showcase their creativity.
Open Eye Cafe will be screening a documentary detailing the unsung, essential, and hardworking heroes of the coffee industry: women.
The UNC Persian Cultural Society is celebrating the Persian New Year on Sunday. It celebrates leaving the past behind and looking forward to the future.
Flyleaf Books will roll out the red carpet on March 3 for a discussion featuring Grammy award-winner Bill Ferris and his project "Voices of the Mississippi."
“Docs in the Dome: Tales of the American South” is an event hosted by the Morehead Planetarium showcasing 10 documentaries about the South produced by students in the UNC School Media and Journalism.