After 100 years of independent operation, UNC’s Student Stores are being taken over by Barnes & Noble. Some high school students are avoiding N.C. colleges because of the state’s new discrimination law. Fatal overdoses from opioids and heroin are becoming more common at UNC and nationwide. Jukeboxes aren’t as popular as they once were, but some people still love the music machines.
Protesters interrupt another UNC Board of Governors meeting, and board members are growing increasingly frustrated with the disruptions. UNC gets more backlash from the state’s new discrimination law. A UNC club encourages teenage girls to get into computer coding. Students cut food waste through composting. Yoga is part of some students’ mental health treatment.