News & Sports Archive
Suzanne Barakat Challenges Donald Trump After Pigs’ Blood Story
Dr. Suzanne Barakat, the sister of Deah Barakat, challenged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday. Deah Barakat,Â his wife YusorÂ...
The Cost of College Textbooks Continues to Rise
Textbooks can be one of the costliest parts of attending college and itâ€™s only getting more expensive. According to a report from the United States ...
‘Blue Dawn’ Marks Start of 2016 UNC Football Season
While we are in the heart of the UNC basketball season, the short-lived offseason for Carolina football came to a close on Monday. The 2016 version of...
Morehead Director Elected President of Science Museum Association
Morehead Planetarium director Todd Boyette has been elected president of the Association of Science Museum Directors. The association consists of 54 i...
Stroman On Sports: An Olympic Challenge
The Olympics is fast approaching. Will Rio be ready?
UNC Receives Eight Proposals For Student Stores
UNC has received a total of eight proposals to run either part or all of the UNC Student Stores, according to spokesperson Jim Gregory. Three of the p...
Stephanie Watts Takes ACC Rookie Of The Week Yet Again
It what is starting to become almost a weekly occurrence, UNC women’s basketball player Stephanie Watts has been named the ACC Rookie of the Wee...
Zac Gallen Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week
UNC starter Zac Gallen has been named the ACC Pitcher of the Week. It is the first time the award has been given this season. Gallen got UNC off to a ...
OWASA Customers Will Taste Chlorine In Water
In March and early-April, OWASA customers will notice a chlorine taste and smell in their drinking water. During this period,Â OWASA will use chlorine...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Jessica Aguilar Appointed To Orange County Board of Education
After a period of vacancies, the Orange County Board of Education’s newest member isÂ Jessica Aguilar. Monday will be Aguilar’s first meet...
Chapel Hill Man Killed in Drunk Driving Wreck
State law enforcement has announced that a Chapel Hill man died in a single-vehicle accident on Sunday. The State Highway Patrol announced in a releas...
UNC Men’s And Women’s Tennis In Action Over The Weekend
Both UNC tennis teams played this weekend, but did not see the same results. The No. 2 ranked women’s team was upset Saturday in Ann Arbor by No...
Tour Sheds Light on African American Influence at UNC
On Friday afternoons you might catch Robert Porter leading a tour around UNCâ€™s campus. But itâ€™s not your usual freshman orientation tour. Â Itâ€™s...
News Around Town
Donate At The OWASA Blood Drive This Tuesday
The Orange County Water and Sewer Authority and the American Red Cross are holding a blood drive on Tuesday. The blood drive will be held from 10-2:30...
“End Gerrymandering Now”
After a week of total chaos, the General Assembly has done nothing about its gerrymandering problem. Let's fix that.
UNC Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Each Suffer First Loss
It was a rough weekend at Fetzer Field for UNC lacrosse as both the highly-ranked menâ€™s and womenâ€™s squads were handed the first losses of the sea...
UNC Falls Two Spots in AP Poll
After an up and down week, the Tar Heels have fallen two spots to No. 7 in the AP Top-25 Poll. North Carolina suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the f...
UNC Baseball Moves up to No. 10 in D1Baseball.com Poll
The UNC baseball team got off to a good start with a 2-1 series win over UCLA in Los Angeles. That performance has launched the UNC baseball team into...
Jewish Families Call For CHCCS To Stop Saturday School
We all have memories of sledding and snowball fights on the days we were fortunate enough to have school canceled as a child, but for some students, t...
UNC Charlotte Student from Chapel Hill Dies in Virginia Wreck
A student manager for the UNC â€“ Charlotte menâ€™s basketball who was from Chapel Hill was killed in a traffic accident last Thursday night. Local ou...