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2017

Carolina Connection – Apr. 22, 2017

April 22, 2017

UNC opens a $3 million substance abuse center for women. A proposed law to crack down on campus protests stalls in the state legislature. UNC hopes to take the lead in LEED energy-efficient building. A simulator shows students the dangers of distracted driving. A group of students has a unique new business – coming to your home to clean to your shoes. After more than hundred years, UNC’s Order of the Gorgon’s Head lodge remains a secretive society.

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Features

AT&T brings drunk driving simulator to UNC

April 22, 2017

“It can wait” is a campaign by AT&T to make people aware of the dangers of texting while driving, and it stopped by UNC share the demonstration with students.

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UNC hosts seventh annual Science Expo

April 22, 2017

STEM will take over campus April 22 at UNC’s Science Expo, a daylong event offering exhibits, experiments, demonstrations, and laboratory tours.

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2017

Carolina Connection – Apr. 15, 2017

April 15, 2017

Legislators consider raising the state’s smoking and vaping age. The Tar Heels’ basketball national championship has been an economic boon for many local businesses, but the UNC athletic department receives little immediate benefit. “Safe spaces” are becoming more common on campus, but are controversial. UNC will spend $90 million on new sports facilities. UNC is well-represented at Wilmington’s annual Azalea Festival, a celebration revolving around old southern traditions.

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Proposal targets undocumented UNC students

April 15, 2017

A state Senate bill would require UNC to disclose the immigration status of students if federal immigration officials ask. Sponsors of the bill say they’re just trying to make people obey the law.