UNC students are following the school's literary tradition and have written, and published, their own novels.
Pregnancies involve a whirlwind of important decisions. An unplanned pregnancy as a student can add a slew of additional stressors. UNC students told The Daily Tar Heel about their experiences balancing school, pregnancy and life as new mothers.
The decade following 2010 was full of victories and changes for several movements.
“It was a knock at the door. It was the shaking of my bed. It was lights. It was bruises on my arm. One time it destroyed my room. My roommate hadn’t been in town, and I walked into my room and everything was not where it was supposed to be. And I was like, I didn’t do this. My roommate’s out of town. We’re the only two people who have a key to this room.” From Hinton James Residence Hall to Gimghoul Castle, students say they've experienced a variety of hauntings across campus. One student saw a woman wearing all black who disappeared from sight, while another believes the ghost of a friendly dog plays tricks on her and her friends. Just in time for Halloween, here are some spooky ghost stories from UNC and around Chapel Hill.
UNC-Chapel Hill's new Chief of Police David L. Perry has plans to make active shooter trainings include hands-on activities to better prepare participants, and the University is also working on its own campus-specific training video. Perry said conversations about active shooters are difficult to have, but it is important given the time and place in history.
Seven years after Faith Hedgepeth was beaten to death on Sept. 7, 2012, her murder remains unsolved. Chapel Hill Police continue to investigate the case using DNA evidence and details pieced together from that night.
Starting your first-year at UNC as a minor has its upsides and downsides. These students talk about their experiences being younger than average college first year.
Many students at UNC describe feeling out of place, or as though they aren't smart enough to compete at Carolina. This is called imposter syndrome, and it's a lot more damaging than you may realize.
Accusations, manipulation and threats of suicide — a once-healthy relationship slowly becomes a nightmare. While there may be no bruises, victims often endure the behavior until they lose themselves. For many college students, it can be hard to overcome emotional abuse when they have to exist on the same campus. Two UNC students explain how they live, study and heal in the aftermath of their abusive relationships and what resources are available to those who are experiencing emotional abuse.
"The Hunting Ground" brought to light the difficulties that sexual assault survivors face on college campuses. Here's how the documentary affected UNC.
North Carolina Poor People's Campaign staged a protest in downtown Raleigh on May 14.