The scoop on Hinton James

June 27, 2012

What it’s really like living in HJ Now that all first-year students have gotten their assignments, the real fun begins. Excitement and anxiety are mounting as move-in day nears. With Hinton James welcoming 852 first-year students (29% of all first-years) … Continued

Four Years of Roommate Bliss

June 7, 2012

Tips from experience for roommate success One of the most exciting parts about going off to college is choosing a roommate. Whether you left the decision to random selection or decided to share a space with your best friend, there … Continued

The Summer School Connection

April 18, 2012

How a UNC summer impacted my friendships and my Carolina experience How are you spending your summer this year? I bet summer school is the last thing on your mind. It was certainly the last thing on my mind after … Continued

Holi Moli!

March 30, 2012

Hindu festival of colors is a Carolina tradition Carolina, spring has sprung.  What better way to celebrate the change of season than by throwing paint at your fellow Tar Heels? Every March, Hindus and Sikhs mark the arrival of spring with a … Continued

Going pro in the kitchen

March 28, 2012

Learn healthy recipes that you can make in your residence hall Have you been to any community events sponsored by Carolina Dining Services? Earlier in the semester, Cobb community had one with Chef Paul Calice, Executive Chef of Carolina Dining Services. I went … Continued

Top 10 study snacks

December 7, 2011

The top 10 things to munch that won’t leave you in an exam slump   Finals are quickly approaching.  With the stress of papers and the ever-present all-nighter, your brain could use all the help it can get.  Try these … Continued

Is the grass greener?

December 2, 2011

Open house provides a glimpse into the rooms available on north campus   According to a survey by the UNC Housing Department many students requested to see the rooms in north campus residence halls.  In response, Housing set up an open house in … Continued

Why live on campus? An inside look

November 4, 2011

The Resident Advisor Perspective of On-Campus Living   In addition to being a resident of the wonderful Taylor Hall, Irene is also the Resident Advisor for the first and second floors.  I caught up with Irene this week to find … Continued