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In it to win it

Connor Community breaks 2,000 points in Green Games


Two Connor Community RAs
Jessica and Devika, Connor Community RAs, show "GG" for "Green Games."


In this year’s campus-wide Green Games competition, Connor Community hopes to score an environmental victory for both itself and the entire UNC-Chapel Hill campus. With over 2,000 points, Connor Community currently holds first place.

The Green Games program, a competition for sustainability in UNC-CH’s on-campus residential communities, began in 1994. Offering both bragging rights and an opportunity to impact the environment, Green Games attracts more participation every year. To play, communities host service-oriented and educational programs to earn points toward a victory.


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Carolina green

UNC celebrates Campus Sustainability Day and America Recycles Day

A sign outside the Student Union advertises the Sustainability Fair
UNC shows off its sustainability efforts.

Couldn’t make it to the sustainability fair on November 15? Want a crash course in green innovations at Carolina? Scroll through the photos and links below for a new appreciation of UNC’s efforts to protect and preserve the environment.





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New Blogger Alert!

Attention UNC, we have some new bloggers on the scene! Meet Simone, Megan, and Brittany, UNC Housing’s newest public relations interns for the Fall 2011-Spring 2012 school year.

These three students will be bringing you the ins and outs of UNC residence life. They will be arming you with useful knowledge, providing ideas for fun new things to do on campus, and answering your questions about all things Housing.

Each of these ladies brings a unique perspective that will make for an exciting year of reports on residence life. Get to know them here.

Simone Suber

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Simone Suber

Hometown: Charlotte, NC (by way of Queens, NY!)

Year: Junior

Major: Global Studies; Art History minor

Current Residence: Taylor Hall; formerly Ram Village 4

Campus Involvement: UNC HOPE, Carolina Style on STV, CUAB – Art Committee


Read Simone’s profile or check out her posts!




Megan Carroll

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Megan Carroll

Hometown: Cary, NC

Year: Sophomore

Major: Journalism and Mass Communications–Public Relations; Spanish minor; Sexuality Studies minor

Current Residence Hall: McIver! (Kenan Community is the best!)

Campus Involvement: Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, WELL Living Learning Community, Relay for Life Planning Committee, Blue & White Magazine


Read Megan’s profile or check out her posts!


Brittany Darst

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Brittany Darst

Hometown: Apex, North Carolina

Year: Sophomore

Major: Journalism and Mass Communications–Public Relations/Chinese

Current Residence: Aycock

Campus Involvement: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and The Carolina Swing Club


Read Brittany’s profile or check out her posts!




Homecoming Pink Up

Kenan residents paint blue – and pink – for WFU game

Kenan Community hosts breast cancer awareness event and tailgate to bring residents together on game day.

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Three students prepare for the Homecoming game by painting up to promote breast cancer awareness while sporting their Tar Heel pride.

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