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Halloween Draws Larger Crowd Than 2012, No Arrests
It’s the one time of year when super heroes , rock stars, ghosts and goblins alike descend on Chapel Hill and roam Franklin St...

Reducing The Halloween Crowd On Franklin Street
Franklin Street is well-known in the Triangle as a Halloween hotspot; but police try to downsize the party more and more each year. The most...

Chapel Hill’s ‘Squeaky’ Morgan dies
A beloved Chapel Hill figure and former Ramshead Rathskeller waiter died last week — evoking memories for longtime town residents. John “Squeaky” Morgan died Sunday,...

UNC Alum, NCAA “Abolitionist” Taylor Branch’s Civil Rights Campaign Keeps Picking Up Allies
In the midst of yet another mostly congenial and prosaic debate about college athletes and the concept of amateurism, Taylor Branch could feel the frustration...

UNC ranked 5th among happiest colleges
To measure how well the nation’s schools are doing, we considered full-time freshman retention rate according to the National Center for Education Statistics for 25%...

UNC sports medicine researcher Kevin Guskiewicz named an innovative 'Game Changer' by Time magazine
Through his research on sport-related concussions, Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz is literally changing the game — from innovative sideline tests in football to the study of...

UNC alum, Fayetteville native Candice Woodcock Cody eliminated from "Survivor"
This isn't how it was supposed to end. Candice Woodcock Cody, a Fayetteville native, hasn't had the best time on "Survivor: Blood vs. Water." On...

UNC professor James Leloudis: For more than two centuries, ‘public’ has been Carolina’s guide star
At a lecture in anticipation of University Day, James Leloudis asked the assembled group to repeat after him: “Carolina is America’s first public university.” In...

Peter Higgs’ Nobel-Winning Research Started at UNC
A little more than a year ago, a physicist named Peter Higgs made startling news with what’s now known as the Higgs boson, the idea...

Autopsy: UNC freshman who fell to death had elevated alcohol level
A UNC freshman who fell to his death last year at a Carrboro concrete plant had an alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit...

Sarah Dessen reflects on being a best-selling author and Tar Heel
Chapel Hill author Sarah Dessen was just like any other UNC student when she was here: she biked across campus, had a part-time job and,...

UNC honored with clean water accessibility award at Clinton Global Initiatve
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was recognized with a Procter & Gamble Sustainability Partner Award for its work bringing clean drinking water...

Police ask SBI for more help in Faith Hedgepeth killing
Police contacted the State Bureau of Investigation last week for more help investigating the death of UNC junior Faith Hedgepeth in her off-campus apartment a...

UNC's pickup basketball culture thrives
UNC alumnus Dan Costello has been playing pickup basketball in Woollen Gym — a court dating back to the 1930s — for 10 years. “Woollen...

UNC alum Susan Murphy wins MacArthur Foundation genius grant
A University of Michigan statistician has won a $625,000 "genius grant" from the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Susan Murphy, 55, is...

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