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 Greek Life at UNCP continues to excel in their volunteer work and philanthropic duties. UNCP is home to 13 Greek Organizations and are continuing to grow. 


Over the summer David Sadler, an Alabama member of Phi Beta Sigma came up with an idea to star...

More than 700 people have been fatally shot by police this year. Last year a total of 990 people were fatally shot by police. 


According to The Washington Post, there have been seven fewer fatal shootings this year that at the same time last years. So far...

Amid the growing distrust between law enforcement and the African American community, athletes have found a controversial method to voice their displeasure against what they feel is unfair practices by the police—protesting the National Anthem.


NFL player...

Snow cones, music and inflatables were just a small part of the Brave Nation Carnival that kicked off Parents Weekend 2016 on Sept. 24. 


The carnival started at 1 p.m. and lasted until 4 p.m. Students, parents and staff were invited to enjoy the festivitie...

To kick off Family Weekend, students and guests gathered in the Givens Performing Arts Center for the first annual Braves Scholar Awards Ceremony hosted by the Center for Student Success. The event was put together to recognize the academic accomplishments of current U...

Even though the lights were out, the first Native American Speaker Series event still progressed on Sept. 20.


Around 70 guests, including students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the UC Annex to listen to speakers from Unlocking Silent Historie...

On Saturday, international students took part in a trip to Fayetteville organized by the International Program. First stop was the Airborne & Special Operations Museum; and after that was a relaxing trip to Botanical Garden


The International Program organi...

Clinton and Trump Kick-off First Presidential Debate

The 2016 Presidential Debate was said to been one the biggest debates ever with an expected 100 million viewers. On Sept. 26, the Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Nominee Donald Trump battled it out o...

Sex Signals, a sexual assault awareness and prevention program, graced the stage of GPAC on Sept. 14. The show featured some jokes and most importantly, left the attending students contemplating sexual etiquette. 


Normally this production caps attendance a...

September 28, 2016

On Sept. 23, the UNCP Homecoming Planning Team met to finalize details for Homecoming Week. The festivities are scheduled to take place from Oct. 17-22.

The week will kick off on Monday, Oct. 17, with UNCP Spirit Day. Students are encouraged to dress in UNCP gear on thi...

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