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When friends turn into Obama-hating zealots

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Wallace McLendon of Chapel Hill penned an enlightening op-ed about his encounters with former friends who had been seduced by the dark side of money and bigotry, and I think it's as good a time as any to face some undeniable truths. Topping the list of those truths: Friendship requires at least a modicum of respect. Show More Summary

Researchers Open Repository for ‘Dark Data’

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are leading an effort to create a one-stop shop for data sets that would otherwise be lost to the public after the papers they were produced for are published. The goal of...Show More Summary

Maintain and Expand Access to Early Voting in Orange County

I've been a strong advocate for early voting locations and hours in Orange County that provide adequate access for all Orange County residents in my time as a student and council member in Chapel Hill. I'm sharing below my open letter to the Board of Elections as they make decisions this week about early voting locations for this fall. Show More Summary

Rare Footage of Michael Jordan Playing Pick-Up Ball During His UNC Days (Video)

The collection of rarely seen footage from MJ’s early days has grown one video larger thanks to Team Flight Brothers, who released this highlight tape of Michael Jordan playing pick-up ball at Chapel Hill during his days with the North Carolina Tar Heels back in 1986.

FBF: 1986 Footage of Michael Jordan Playing Pickup Basketball at Chapel Hill

Last week, Max Preps shared rare footage of Michael Jordan in high school. This week, we get another treat. Team Flight Brothers published footage of MJ playing pickup basketball at North Carolina in 1986. The video was said to be taken...Show More Summary

What Comes First In Renovations? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: My husband and family are preparing to buy a townhouse in the Chapel Hill, NC area. My question is about the order of things when tackling a whole room. In a bedroom, if you are going to carpet and paint a bedroom, which would you recommend to do first? READ MORE »

Archers of Loaf played Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Monsoon (pics, setlist)

by Stephanie Augello Archers of Loaf @ MHOW 7/10/2015 Friday night, Chapel Hill indie rock vets Archers of Loaf filled Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg with a ferocious sense of vibrant nostalgia, part of a three-city tour over the weekend....

North Carolina Basketball: Team Predictions

Despite the sanctions placed on North Carolina basketball by the NCAA on the upcoming season, there is still much basketball to be played! Here is a peek of what to look out for in blue and white at Chapel Hill next year. Player to watch:...Show More Summary

Matterport 3-D home of the day

This American villa is surrounded by gardens and outdoor rooms, which marries interior and exterior spaces beautifully. Take this opportunity to tour the rooms of this Chapel Hill, North Carolina, property to understand why it's been nicknamed the "Castle on the Hill."...

Lack of education can be as deadly as smoking

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A new study has found that a lack of education can be as deadly as smoking. Researchers from the University of Colorado, the New York University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said in a study published Wednesday that over 145,000 deaths in 2010 in the U.S. could have been...

Digging at Huqoq

INTERVIEW: Archaeology student digs deeper (Melonie McLaurin, Your Daily Journal ). With Austin Glock Andrews, a UNC Chapel Hill student-volunteer at the site.Background on Huqoq, best known for its remarkably ancient mosaics, is here and links.

North Carolina releases non-conference schedule

The biggest game on the slate: Maryland's first visit to Chapel Hill since leaving the ACC.

Study Estimates Number of Deaths Attributed to Low Levels of Education

A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado, New York University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates the number of deaths that can be linked to differences in education, and finds that variation in the risk of death across education levels has widened considerably.

UNC Can No Longer Remain Silent On Silent Sam

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

When I first laid eyes on Silent Sam, he made me uncomfortable. As I looked up at the Confederate soldier who stands watch over students in the upper quad of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I wondered if the university where I chose to spend four years of my life still secretly supported the legacy he represents. Show More Summary

Remembering Stuart Scott

Photo Credits: USA Today As the ESPYs approach, we remember longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott whom lost his private battle with cancer. He was 49. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Scott got his start at a few stations in the south, making stops in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Show More Summary

Author Jenny Han Discusses The Successes And Shortcomings Of The Young Adult Genre

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Strolling down the promenade in a retro paisley dress and chunky glasses, Jenny Han perfectly embodies the vision of a Brooklyn author. After publishing her first book as a student at Chapel Hill, Han found an earnest love for the Young Adult genre and has since released her 10th novel. Show More Summary

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Target Confederate Monuments

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Yesterday, officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found a statue commemorating Civil War Confederate veterans spray-painted with the words "Murderer," "KKK," and "BLACK LIVES MATTER."

1913 Civil War memorial statue at the University of North Carolina found vandalized with the words “black lives matter”

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina – A Civil War memorial statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was found vandalized Sunday morning with the words “black lives matter.” The statue, known as Silent Sam, was erected in 1913...Show More Summary

‘Black Lives Matter’ Spray-Painted on Confederate Statue at UNC Chapel Hill

The Silent Sam statue, depicting a Confederate soldier, on the grounds of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been spray-painted with various messages, including “Black Lives Matter,” “KKK” and “murderer,” WRAL repor...

University Of North Carolina Confederate Statue Vandalized: Should ‘Silent Sam’ Be Removed?

A Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina was vandalized over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The “Silent Sam” statue was dedicated to 321 Chapel Hill alumni who died while serving as Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Show More Summary

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