To Meal Plan or Not to Meal Plan…THAT is the question!

June 21, 2017

Pros and Cons for the Biggest Decision of Your Life College comes with so many responsibilities. Registering for classes, picking out textbooks, bus routes…it’s overwhelming! But let’s cut to the chase. We know what’s really on everyone’s mind. Say it … Continued

First Year Experience Halls At A Glance

February 20, 2017

Dear Baby Heels (a.k.a. Newly Admitted Students): First of all, let me just extend a great, warm welcome to you by saying CONGRATS ON BECOMING AN OFFICIAL TAR HEEL! This place freaking rocks, honestly, and we can’t wait for y’all … Continued

Dear Out of State Students,

August 11, 2016

Sup! Or as people here like to say.. Hey, how are y’all doing? So you’ve decided to leave your home state and become a Tar Heel, huh? Whether you’ve crossed an ocean, the whole country, or simply a state border, … Continued

The Uncheck List: 10 Things Not to Bring

July 16, 2016

It’s now only one month till move-in (!!!!), which means the thought of dorm shopping has probably crossed your mind two or three times. Or fifty, if you’re as nervous and clueless as I was last year. While superstores are … Continued

Meet the Bloggers: Clara Wong

May 30, 2016

Sup. If you’re looking for Clara Wong, you found me! If you’re not, well, you found me anyway. Tell us about yourself! I hail from Clarksburg, MD (reppin’ the DMV!) (that is not the Department of Motor Vehicles, thank you … Continued

RLPs at a Glance

February 25, 2016

Imagine living with a community of students who are all passionate about the same thing as you. Pretty cool, right? Residential Learning Programs (RLPs) offer all of the perks of living on-campus, with the added benefit of a unique educational … Continued

Tar Heel Transportation: Getting Around Campus

September 8, 2015

You leave your room in Hinton James, head to class in Carroll Hall, eat lunch at Lenoir, circle back to another class in Genome Sciences, work out at the SRC, return to Hinton James, then go to dinner with friends … Continued

Residence Hall How-To’s: Doing Laundry

August 24, 2015

You’ve been living in your residence hall for a week or two, and you notice your laundry hamper filling up quickly. Your mom is not around to conveniently wash, dry, fold, and deliver your clothes right to your room, and … Continued

Weekends on Campus: What to Do?

July 15, 2015

The countdown to move-in has begun, and you’re busy shopping for supplies, texting your roommate, and signing up for classes. However, what happens after you’ve settled in? As a first-year student (or even a returning one), weekends are the prime … Continued

To Bring or Not To Bring

June 26, 2015

The aisles of Target are stacked high with plastic storage bins and laundry baskets. Your mom drags you to Bed Bath & Beyond for the third time with a checklist longer than the walk from Hinton James to Franklin Street. … Continued