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Muslim organizations unite to honor Chapel Hill shooting victims

Muslim organizations across the nation are uniting to honor three victims who were shot and killed at an apartment complex in Chapel Hill on Feb. 10. Feed Their Legacy is a national food drive established by friends and family to continue the mission of three young students whose lives were abruptly ended by a gunman. According…

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Tips to get your story or event on the news

Editor’s note: Ideas expressed in this article belong to the writer, and do not represent any publications or organizations. I’ve worked for a handful of news organizations in the past few years. Most of my time is spent reading emails – emails from viewers who want their fundraiser for a charity featured on a TV program or website, emails…

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Spring 2015 outdoor dining spots in the Triangle

Cabin Fever. noun. irritability, listlessness, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter. The cures for cabin fever include months of mild temperatures and sunshine, beer gardens and patio dining, and short sleeves and sundresses. The cure is spring. And it’s finally here! We’ve compiled a list of places to dine in the…

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20 things to do in Amsterdam

1. Rent a bike for the day, and explore I don’t think there’s a better way to see an unfamiliar city than to ride a bike through it, and biking is a very popular mode of transportation in Amsterdam. It will seem intimidating at first. Pedestrian tourists in this city fear being run over by trams…

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Why the world needs liberal arts majors, communicators

Many liberal arts students will tell you that people believe their dreams and career goals are impractical or risky. Healthcare workers, teachers, and entrepreneurs serve a clear and distinct purpose. Tell people you want to be a reporter or a history major or that you study communication, and the belief among many is that a…

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How to do Paris in three days

I’m overwhelmed with nostalgia as my mind is cast back this week to my trip to Paris, France a year ago. The time I had in La Ville Lumière was nothing less than incredible. It’s impossible to turn around without seeing something triumphant and beautiful. Paris makes you feel small in the very best way…

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Were Tom Ross and UNC’s Board too polarized to work together?

Three week’s after President Tom Ross’ unexpected resignation the UNC System’s Board of Governors still hasn’t said why Ross was asked to step down. Carolina Week’s Kristin Leigh takes a look at the political powers at play in North Carolina, where she found connections that suggest Ross and the conservative board might have been too polarized to…