Everyone has heard of or gained the freshman 15. If you haven't the "Freshman 15" is 15 lbs most college students gain. College students gain this weight due to a new life schedule, new food, and new way of life. Here are some ways to get rid of or prevent this weight gain. 1. Go to the Gym The Campbell’s Wellness Center in the Jones PE building is free and open to all UNCP students with a Brave Card. You can look up the hours of operations on the Campus Recreation site. 2. W
UNC-Pembroke will host Sara Deer, professor and activist, as part of the Native American Speaker Series, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the University Center Annex. Deer, who was awarded a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship in 2014 for her leadership and accomplishments, will present her work titled "Sovereignty of the Soul: Violence and Native Women." “Students will learn about the reason for disproportionate violence against American Indian people and more important, what we all can do to
Cypress Hall hosted a musical bingo night on Feb. 3 to help students find reprieve from their studies. Students bopped their heads, munched on snacks and stamped their bingo cards as various musical artists such as J.Cole, Meekmill and Shaggy blasted throughout the activity room of Cypress Hall. The first student to shout “bingo” was Courtney Goforth, a resident of Cypress Hall. Goforth said she loves these types of events hosted by the residence halls because they always off
The Office of Student Involvement and NCNW sponsored the Women’s Dialogue Series: “It Must Be the Hormones” on Jan. 29. in the Adolf Dial building on the UNC-Pembroke Campus. The series is set to take place each month and will focus on a various topic and involve different student organizations and academic departments. This month’s meeting focused on stereotypes surrounding women’s emotional behavior. The meeting simply consisted of casual conversation about the topic.
The Southeast Region Homelessness Committee participated in its second year of the Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count on Jan. 27. More than 20 students, faculty, and other volunteers aided in providing for those in need at the Pembroke count site location. Students from the barbering program from Robeson County Community College provided the homeless with free haircuts. Hygiene products and clothing were provided by the Care Resource Center to be handed out to those in need.
The Residence Hall Association of UNC-Pembroke raised more than $300 at the fourth annual “Polar Plunge” held on Jan. 27 at Courtyard Apartments. Fifty-two plungers and nearly 100 spectators showed up for the “Polar Plunge” to raise awareness and money for Relay for Life. It was free for students to participate, but donations were welcome and Housing and Residence Life agreed to donate $5 for every plunger. “This was the most successful year of Polar Plunge,” said Elizabeth M
After much speculation, the construction site outside of the University Center (UC) has been confirmed to be producing a new outdoor social space. The project, costing $230,000, is already 40 percent complete according to Michael Clark, the university’s architectural director. The UC is the most highly trafficked location on campus and has been in severe need of an outdoor gathering space for past several years. Students can been seen socializing outside of the UC throughout
Three-time Grammy award winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin led the UNCP Jazz Ensemble and received a standing ovation at the 6th annual Jazz Festival held on Feb. 6. Coffin was chosen as the guest artist for this year’s festival by Dr. Aaron Vandermeer. Coffin arrived at the university the day before the festival on Feb. 5 after a pre-Super Bowl performance in San Francisco. He worked with the Jazz Combo I and Jazz Sax Section as well as rehearsing with the Jazz Ensemble. The fe
Madison Davenport, a freshman majoring in chemistry, was crowned the 2016 Miss UNC-Pembroke on Jan. 28 at the Givens Performing Arts Center (GPAC). Davenport was awarded a $2,000 scholarship, free student housing and a meal plan for one year. Davenport performed a rhythm tap dance and her platform was UPLIFT: Uniting People with Love, Inspiration, Fellowship & Truth. “When they called my name, all I could do was cry,” said Davenport. “Because at that moment, one of my dreams
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