• At UNC, women’s handball team gains momentum

    At UNC, women’s handball team gains momentum0

    • UNC
    • January 2, 2018

      Handball has become more popular at UNC-Chapel Hill and across the country, but many people are still unfamiliar with the sport.  Handball is essentially “indoor soccer mixed with water polo,” according to Chandler Musson, captain and president of the UNC women’s handball team. The sport has been popular at UNC since the men’s team was

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  • What it’s like to spend a semester conducting research in Bermuda

    What it’s like to spend a semester conducting research in Bermuda3

      Many students spend semesters away from UNC completing internships or studying abroad. Liah McPherson spent her fall semester studying coral reefs in Bermuda. McPherson, a junior biology and cognitive science double major and marine science minor, has had a passion for oceanography her entire life.Many students spend semesters away from UNC completing internships or

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  • A rivalry flip-flop: Top high school football prospect chose UNC, then NC State

    A rivalry flip-flop: Top high school football prospect chose UNC, then NC State1

    Here’s another reason for the Tar Heels and the Wolfpack to hate each other. Payton Wilson, a four-star football prospect, committed to North Carolina last spring. But he had a change of heart and is headed to N.C. State instead.   (In case anyone needs a reminder, UNC had a 3-9 record this season. N.C.

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  • Fired UNC Center for Civil Rights lawyers are starting a new program

    Fired UNC Center for Civil Rights lawyers are starting a new program0

    • UNC
    • December 18, 2017

    It’s understandable if you’re confused about the drama surrounding the UNC Center for Civil Rights. It can be tough to keep up. The backstory: After months of controversy and widespread opposition, the UNC Board of Governors in September approved a ban on litigation that prevents the UNC Center for Civil Rights from doing legal work for low-income

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  • How a longtime fan and a former UNC basketball star built an unlikely friendship

    How a longtime fan and a former UNC basketball star built an unlikely friendship0

    • UNC
    • December 12, 2017

    Larry Miller was a basketball star at UNC. Nancy Curlee was a 10-year-old with a major crush. They met, years later, and developed a friendship that is now leading to a book. Come on, who doesn’t love a great story about old-time UNC basketball players? To read the full story from The News & Observer

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  • Is a conservative education program coming to UNC?

    Is a conservative education program coming to UNC?0

    • UNC
    • December 10, 2017

    Members of the UNC Board of Governors are exploring the idea of establishing a conservative-leaning center at UNC-Chapel Hill that they say would foster debate and achieve more intellectual diversity. The board will hear a presentation Friday, Dec. 15, from Robert “Robby” George, founder and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and

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