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Students take risks using fake IDs

A study found more than half of underage college students use fake IDs to buy alcohol, but police and ALE agents are trying to stop it. [Read More]

Study finds discrimination harms mental health

A new UNC study shows discrimination increases the risk of mental health issues in African Americans and Caribbean Blacks. [Read More]

Delays may soon end for frustrated LUX renters

The last tenants may finally be able to move next week into LUX Apartments, a new complex that's been plagued by construction delays. [Read More]

Sexual assault policy gets mixed reaction

Many students students remain either unaware or confused about UNC's new sexual assault policy, which changes the definition of "consent." [Read More]

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Plundering for pastries

Krispy Kreme celebrated International Talk Like a Pirate Day by handing out free doughnuts to some local buccaneers. [Read More]

Community bonds over video games

As video games have become more popular, UNC eSports has evolved into a diverse community of students. [Read More]

Farm Aid comes to North Carolina

After 28 years, Farm Aid comes to Raleigh and is bringing musical legends like Willie Nelson with it. [Read More]

Drummer shares love of music

Ghana native Osei Appiagye shares his musical talents with local kids and teaches them the traditional uses and functions of drums. [Read More]

Famed redwood has unknown orgins

There's a California redwood tree towering over the sights and sounds of Columbia Street. No one is sure of its exact origins. [Read More]

Sports

Football has positive impact on local businesses

The multi-billion dollar pro football industry benefits local businesses that rely on its popularity to stay profitable. [Read More]

Women’s soccer team struggles to find groove

After losing eight starters from last year's team, the Tar Heels are off to a rough start. [Read More]

Full Shows

Entire program – Sept. 20, 2014

Fake IDs are ubiquitous at Chapel Hill bars, but law enforcement agencies are working to stop underage students from using them.The last residents may soon be able to move into the long-delayed Lux Apartments. Local gamers compete in eSports. [Read More]

Entire program – Sept. 13, 2014

Some students question how UNC's new sexual assault policy will be enforced. UNC faculty and students develop an app to track the spread of Ebola. An ALS researcher says the "Ice Bucket Challenge" isn't enough to fund work on a cure for the disease. [Read More]

Entire program – Sept. 6, 2014

Two years after the death of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth, police seek help finding her killer. UNC's new sexual assault policy redefines "consent." Campus police promote a new safety app. A drummer from Ghana shares his talents with local children. [Read More]

Entire program – May 10, 2014

On the final "Carolina Connection" of the 2013-2014 school year, we look back at some of the year's top news stories at UNC and some of our favorite features. [Read More]

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