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Dozens of UNC students affiliated with UNC Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a protest encampment in front of the South Building on the university campus on Friday. The protest was in support of both the Palestinian people and the more than 100 student protestors who were arrested following the removal of a pro-Palestine encampment at Columbia University in New York earlier this week.
According to a report from The News & Observer, Orange County Schools Board of Education member Jennifer Moore submitted her resignation on Wednesday. The move comes less than a month before Moore was supposed to defend her school board seat in a run-off election with challenger Bonnie Hauser.
The Hot Tin Roof shared on Facebook Tuesday it’s planning to permanently close on Tuesday, April 30 — sharing a two-week notice for patrons and community members to visit the bar at 115 West Margaret Lane. The post thanked the people Hot Tin Roof’s owners and staff have met over “11 long and fun years.”
When the Maple View Farm and Milk Company announced in 2021 that it was shutting down, many people mourned not being able to get fresh dairy products from the rural Orange County business.
The Diamond Heels swept Notre Dame in a three-game series at Boshamer Stadium during the weekend, and in the process set a program record with their 27th straight home win. Carolina’s 23 consecutive home wins to open the 2024 season is a program record.
A Japanese delegation – including the prime minister – visited the United States this week to speak with President Joe Biden, host a summit with Philippine leaders, and tour spots in North Carolina. While Prime Minister Fumio Kishida went to the Toyota and Honda Aircraft factories across the state with Governor Roy Cooper Friday morning, his spouse stopped by Chapel Hill High School.
Local water agencies in Orange, Chatham, and Durham counties shared their support and excitement around new rules against “forever chemicals” in drinking water on Wednesday, after the Environmental Protection Agency announced its first national and legally enforceable limits.
CHHS will celebrate the award on Thursday with a presentation of a $10,000 check at a ceremony featuring more than 100 students, teachers and administrators.
Editor’s Note: The original version of this story said Flying Pierogi’s soft opening was April 15. That is incorrect. The restaurant’s soft opening is this week, with the official opening date set for April 15.

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