Marine Elia

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UNC students participate in a self-portrait drawing activity at the Love Your Body event in the Student Union on Thursday night.

'Love Your Body' explores body positivity, combats social beauty standards

“I think on campuses we compete a lot with each other, and it’s really easy to kinda get caught up comparing yourself,” said junior Aryana Ainolhayat.  Love Your Body attendees celebrate their bodies by sharing their experiences with the dreaded freshman 15 and struggles in accepting their bodies in light of media representation.


Laura Halperin, a professor with the Department of English and Comparative Literature, has earned a Chapman Family Teaching Award. Photo courtesy of Halperin.

University Teaching Award winners come with impressive resumes

The winners for the 2018 University Awards recognize 25 members of faculty and staff each year for their stellar teaching abilities that allow them to have profound effects on their students and respective intellectual communities. Staff writer Marine Elia interviewed a few among the many talented winners.


Photo courtesy of Caribbean Student Association.

Caribbean Student Association provides family for students

At UNC, students are inspired to join organizations that they feel best represent them. The same energy that drives students to join is the same force that inspires them to create. In the case of Caribbean Students Organization, students not only created, but established a tradition of their own. 


UNC students who studied in London in the spring 2017 semester pose for a photo. Courtesy of UNC Faculty.

Q&A with Study Abroad Adviser Anna Wilson

With the recent opening of study abroad applications, Tar Heels are preparing to pack their suitcases and expand their world views. But what exactly should they know before saying “ciao” to Chapel Hill? Anna Wilson, a UNC alum who works as a study abroad adviser, offered her expertise on study abroad to The Daily Tar Heel. 


The Carolina Veterans Resource Center opened on Sept. 28.

Veterans Week hosts events to challenge perceptions of student veterans

For Doug Yorty, transitioning from a seven-year military career to student life offered its fair share of difficulties. After being stationed in Fort Bragg, Yorty now pursues a double major in Peace War and Defense and Political Science, while holding a position as the event coordinator for the Carolina Veterans Organization. 



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Jordan Sawyers, Kaushal Ghandi and School of Dentistry Dean Scott De Rossi pose at the Varisty Theatre at a talent show in honor of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha,  Deah Shaddy Barakat and  Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha. 

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Jordan Sawyers, Kaushal Ghandi and School of Dentistry Dean Scott De Rossi pose at the Varisty Theatre at a talent show in honor of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha,  Deah Shaddy Barakat and  Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.