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UNC student Andrew Crabtree led a life full of character
Andrew Crabtree, a UNC sophomore, died Saturday after a two-and-a-half-year battle with synovial sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. He was 19. At the age...

Julia Nan, UNC student killed by falling tree, remembered for thoughtfulness
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Xuezhou Nan, who died from injuries after being hit by a falling tree on Franklin Street during...

Bear Bryant In Chapel Hill
Little did I know until recently that Bear Bryant has a true UNC connection (other than the one suggested in the not-so-funny joke). Lieut. Paul...

James Holshouser, former NC governor and UNC-CH alumnus, dies at 78
Former North Carolina Gov. James Holshouser — whose 1972 election ended seven decades of Democratic control of the governor’s mansion — died Monday after a...

Alex the Incorrigible: A Profile of Alexander Julian
Alex took up residence in New York and Italy, while traveling the world promoting other lines, notably a wildly successful run in Japan. At his...

UNC student killed in thunderstorm Thursday
A UNC student was killed by a tree on Franklin Street during Thursday’s severe storm. Chancellor Holden Thorp identified the woman as Xuezhou Nan in...

University did not retaliate against student, review finds
Complaints that the University retaliated against sophomore Landen Gambill — who was charged with an Honor Court violation for creating a hostile environment for another...

UNC drops Honor Court case against student who reported rape
UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp is dismissing an Honor Court case against a sophomore who has questioned the university's handling of sexual assault cases, he said...

Eve Carson’s Killer Gets Life In Prison Again After Re-Sentencing
Superior Court Judge Allen Baddour re-sentenced Laurence Lovette Jr., one of two men convicted in the 2008 death of former UNC student body president Eve...

In Memorial to Carolina's War Dead
The Carolina Alumni Memorial in Memory of Those Lost in Military Service, on Cameron Avenue between Phillips and Memorial halls, was dedicated in April 2007...

Alexander Julian: I’d like to design the new Hornets uniforms
Alexander Julian told me that story by phone Tuesday, and if anyone knows about the teal and purple, it’s him. He came up with the...

Tar Heels turn tassels, leave UNC behind
Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and this year’s commencement speaker, urged the graduating class to keep learning during his address. “Be curious,” he said...

Graduation marks end of three unconventional journeys
Among the 6,027 graduating Sunday was 87-year-old Helen Joan Hunter, a grandmother of six who returned to UNC to get the degree that she couldn’t...

UNC Class Of 2013 Turns Its Tassels
35,000 people gathered in Chapel Hill Sunday in Kenan Stadium to celebrate the UNC Class of 2013. “Welcome all of you to the ranks of...

Storify: On graduation, lots of mixed feelings
When commencement speaker and AOL co-founder Steve Case addressed the 35,000 people in attendance at Sunday’s graduation ceremony, he said he thought the Class of...

Carolina Commencement by the Numbers
More than 3,300 Carolina blue caps and gowns have been purchased for Commencement this weekend, 24,000 programs are being printed, and more than 200 azaleas...

Six decades later, ‘Grandma Jo’ set to graduate
Helen Joan (Miller) Hunter was eight months pregnant – and three credits short of her degree – when she watched her husband graduate from Carolina...

Tar Heel Tour invades Durham
The annual Tar Heel Tours give North Carolina coaches a chance to meet face-to-face with members of the Rams Club, a collection of boosters who...

Police Chief on Faith Hedgepeth Investigation: 'This is Not a Cold Case'
Faith Hedgepeth should be studying for finals. Instead, Tuesday will mark eight months since she was murdered in her off-campus apartment. Think of what has...

Brewer: Kelvin Bryant A Worthy Addition To HOF
Kelvin Bryant, whose name is scattered throughout the Carolina record book, became the latest Tar Heel football player to be inducted into the North Carolina...

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