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

The View from: Ehringhaus

June 23, 2015

Last but not least, we’re going to the most interesting first-year high-rise residence hall in Ehringhaus. While hidden from the road, this hall has a lot of character. It’s a 6 floor hall with style and one of the best … Continued

The view from: Hinton James

June 9, 2015

With the next edition of our residence hall series, it’s time to visit the most populous of the first-year residence halls: Hinton James. There’s something for everyone here, and with ten stories, it truly is a diverse place.

Housing Hashtags

May 17, 2013

Where will you be living for 2013-2014? Tweet about it! Once you get your housing assignment, find your fellow Class of 2017 members and future floor-mates! It’s simple, just use the hashtags below, which correspond to your building and floor … Continued

Housework Horrors

March 20, 2013

Confessions of a cleanliness-challenged college student Growing up, I learned to live with chores. In a home with four kids, that’s just how it was. Tidiness never came easily, but my mother delegated tasks with a cheerful efficiency that scared … Continued

Your holiday home away from home

November 13, 2012

Decorating is worth the trouble It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating for Christmas. I love all the lights and putting presents under the tree. And don’t … Continued

A Happy Heeloween

November 7, 2012

My first Tar Heel Halloween experience Halloween on Franklin Street: I’ve heard about the legendary event for years, but never knew exactly what it consisted of. As first years, my friends and I were eager to participate in the Carolina … Continued

Why I chose UNC

October 31, 2012

And why I’d do it again As a senior at one of the best universities in the country, I can think of a million different reasons why I chose and stayed at UNC. But at the heart of all those … Continued

There and Back Again

October 24, 2012

Beating the first-year fall break blues Congratulations! You made it through your first fall break. If you spent last week at home, you may have discovered that returning home can be one of the hardest parts of college. Especially at … Continued