If there’s one rule of polite company I deeply object to, it’s this: “Don’t talk about politics.” I’ve spent the last two years of my life employed by this organization and talking about politics, and they have been the most fulfilling years of my life.
Everyone privileged enough to attend UNC for four years does some growing up during that time. One part of growing up for me was coming to terms with the fact that UNC isn’t the idealized institution I held in my mind as a kid.
Inevitably, over the last few years, whenever someone has found out that I am a Chapel Hill native, they have made something along the lines of this comment: “Really got away from home, huh?”
At UNC, Lezlie Sumpter says she knows everybody.
If legislators in the N.C. House of Representatives have their way, low-income North Carolina residents could soon have more options for pursuing college educations from home — though the way how has attracted some concern.
UNC students, alumni and professors took to Twitter to react to the renaming of Saunders Hall to Carolina Hall.
Thursday morning, the Board of Governors educational planning committee voted to discontinue 46 degree programs across the UNC-System, including one at UNC, Human Biology.
As a person who has spent the bulk of my almost 21 years of existence within the city limits of Chapel Hill, it might be tempting to believe I know everything I’ll ever need to about this area.
I remember my throat burning. I was 10 years old and I was yelling louder than I had ever yelled in my life.
Saturday evening, when North Carolina’s football team ran roughshod over Liberty, it was easy to get lost in the atmosphere — the smell of delicious, fatty food wafting over the campus, the sea of people dressed in Carolina’s beautiful blue, the excitement of seeing this year’s intriguing team finally take the field after what felt like an interminable wait.