A Letter To Rising Freshman

July 12, 2018

Dear UNC 22, My name is Kalina MacKay, and I’m incredibly jealous of you, rising freshman. I’m going to be a junior this year, which means I’m halfway done of my time at this magical place. And for that reason, … Continued

SOS I’m Undecided

June 11, 2018

At eighteen years old, you have tons of decisions to make that can feel like they will affect the rest of your life. You picked a college (congrats, you picked the best one in the world :)) and now you … Continued

Why Having a Roommate is the Best Thing Ever!

June 4, 2018

Before college, many people never experienced sharing a room with anyone. Even if they did, it was probably a sibling that they felt close enough to yell at or kick out when they needed their own space. So sharing a … Continued

The Suite Life: My Experience in a Shared Living Space

April 28, 2018

Living on campus is a key part of the authentic college experience. A lot of incoming first-years might be excited for the new adventure, but less excited about sharing a living space (and a bathroom). As a weathered old first-year, … Continued

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Year

August 16, 2017

Hey first-years! With the current “___ things I wish I knew before ____” happening I thought I’d jump in on the trend! Here is my personal list of “5 things I wish I knew before my first year at Carolina”: … Continued

Bus Here, Bus Anywhere

August 6, 2017

Alright y’all! This post is dedicated to a topic that is near and dear to my heart: bus transportation. I was surprised to find out that only a few people were as ecstatic as me about the public transportation system in … Continued

Room(ie) For You

July 22, 2017

How to share your home away from home. Ah, the start of back-to-school season. The idea of having a roommate is probably starting to sink in. If you’re nervous- don’t worry! I asked some fellow Heels for some advice about what they’ve … Continued

COGO or No Go?

July 14, 2017

Joining COGO will not only help you succeed in college, but in the real world too. What is COGO? COGO, an affectionate name for community government, is the child of the parent organization, Residence Hall Association. Every residential community on … Continued

The Coolest Room Ever

June 30, 2017

It’s time to release your inner HGTV The dog days of summer can often leave you longing for school to start. You may find yourself thinking about a time when there were things to do and people to do things with. Whenever … Continued

Don’t Rain on Our Parade!

June 28, 2017

10 ways to make even the worst days seem dry and fly! Welcome to Carolina, the place where the skies are always Carolina blue and the sunshine is always shining! For a few minutes. Let’s be real for a second- … Continued