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

How to Meet People in your Residence Hall

August 26, 2017

There are 29,084 students enrolled in the University of National Champions. You would think that it would be easy enough to find at least ONE friend, right? Wrong! For some of us, making friends is an art that we’re just not … 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

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

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

A Piece of Cake

March 24, 2016

Without a car or your own kitchen, cooking in a residence hall is a difficult task—myth or fact? The truth is, whipping up a batch of delicious treats doesn’t have to be complicated! With just three simple ingredients, baking supplies … Continued

Summer Snapshots

July 27, 2015

For most Tar Heels, summer means three months away from the Southern Part of Heaven. Some students return to their hometowns to work and spend time with family, others travel abroad, and still more take on internships in new cities. … 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

A 180° Turn With 70° Weather

February 20, 2014

  With temperatures surpassing 70 degrees in Chapel Hill the past few days, it’s easy to forget that just about a week ago the biggest snowfall we’ve seen in a while hit Chapel Hill. Since Wednesday’s snowstorm wasn’t preceded by … Continued

W.O.W. I’m in college!

August 5, 2013

Top 10 Events of Week of Welcome! You just got to campus. There is so much going on: over 100 events from August 16-25, so where do you even begin? Go to as many as you can, but here is … Continued