The official student blog about life in campus housing at UNC-Chapel Hill

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

CoGo 101

October 22, 2015

The perks of residence life are plentiful—proximity to classes, easy access to campus resources, a sense of community, and…free quesadillas? You’ve probably been riding the elevator, brushing your teeth in the bathroom, or just hanging out in the study lounge … Continued

Get Involved With Alpha Phi Omega!

June 2, 2014

What is it? Alpha Phi Omega is UNC’s only co-ed fraternity with a dedication to community service. The organization’s three principles are leadership, friendship and service. UNC’s Rho chapter engages in service on campus and in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community, … Continued

Get Involved with UNC Habitat!

May 20, 2014

What is it? UNC Habitat is a campus organization that partners with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to provide affordable housing to low-income families. The houses are built by supervised volunteers and paid for with a nonprofit mortgage. Habitat … 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

Many Ways to Leave Your HEELprint

April 4, 2013

“Carolina Snapshots” exhibit highlights possibilities for campus involvement If you were around campus last summer, you might have seen the “Carolina Snapshots” photo installation in the Carolina Union Art Gallery. As a way to introduce new students to what Carolina … Continued

One Man’s Trash, Another Earth’s Treasure

April 1, 2013

Composting Spreads Across UNC’s Communities Whether it’s the smell of rotting banana peels or the often long overdue hassle of actually taking bags out to the dumpster behind my residence hall, I’ve always assumed that all UNC students probably had at least … Continued

Top 10 Things that Won’t Change

March 27, 2013

Exciting changes are ahead, but some things will remain the same By Megan Carroll and Simon Suber Starting a new year at school and being away from home can be scary.  You always hear about the many changes that you’ll … Continued

Random Acts of Kindness Go a Long Way

February 11, 2013

LLC members win award for video about volunteering at Ronald McDonald House As part of their participation in the worldwide scavenger hunt GISHWHES (Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen) during Oct. 2012, Daena Vogt-Lowell and Karla Jimenez … Continued

Before you climb the bell tower

November 28, 2012

Top 10 things to do before graduation As a senior at UNC, I can’t help but reflect on all of the wonderful things this university has to offer. Read on to find out my opinion of the top 10 things … Continued

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