An anti-abortion group set up a graphic display on campus, sparking student-led counter-protests and even an arrest. While breast cancer awareness month is almost over, fighting the disease is a year-long effort for affected women. As Halloween approaches, creative students are making their own costumes with 3-D printers and other tools. Meanwhile, the town of Chapel Hill is planning for the thousands of people who are expected to flood Franklin St. UNC is considering centralizing data science classes into one curriculum as a part of an effort to help students compete in a data driven world.
UNC celebrates its 226th birthday with the annual University Day celebration. The ceremony highlights the university’s dedication to service. The LGBTQ+ community celebrated National Coming Out Day, but the day is meaningful to many UNC students for many different reasons. UNC alum and Olympic gold medalist Heather O’Reilly has returned to UNC to coach the next generation of female soccer players. College enrollment has dropped nationally because of the strong job market.