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February 24, 2017

U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement arrested 600 people across 11 states, and detained 40 more in one week.

It still remains unclear whether or not the recent actions taken by ICE are routine or ramping up enforcement due to the Trump administration. 


February 24, 2017

  Coming off a tough loss at UFC Fight Night 101 last November to Robert Whittaker, UNCP Alumni Derek Brunson was in need of a rebound fight.


Brunson, who is known for being one of the UFC’s most exciting and upcoming talented prospects was rewarded with...

Freshman Silus Kipkoech has blasted off his first few weeks of being a Brave. 


The Kenyan native smashed a 40-year-old school record in the 5,000m run Feb. 19 at the Kent Taylor Chapel Hill Invitational.


Jeanna Cube broke her third school r...

“The 13th”, a documentary by Ava DuVernay, follows the path of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery  “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” 


Through her documentary, DuVernay alludes to a notion th...

The UNCP Board of Trustees met from Feb. 16-17 to evaluate new developments and to be updated on the state of affairs at the university. 


The board consists of 13 members appointed by The UNC Board of Governors. Kellie Hunt Blue, who graduated from the un...

February 24, 2017

Photo by George Yandle

Student Health (SHS) and the Counseling and Psychology Services (CAPS) will have the grand opening of their new building together on April 20. The new building, with SHS on the first floor and CAPS on the second, is located across from Courtyard A...

 R. Travis Bryant, associate vice chancellor for campus safety and emergency operations, understands how valuable sources of power can be in a natural disaster. Devastation from Hurricane Matthew in late October helped reinforce that point. 


When the storm...

    High school students perform at the seventh annual UNCP Jazz Fest.                                   Photo by Brandon Tester

The UNCP Department of Music hosted its seventh ann...

Photo courtesy of Chad Locklear/GPAC

The Broadway musical, “42nd Street,” shown on Jan. 26 at the Givens Performing Arts Center, received standing ovations and cheers from the audience of more than 800.

The show was “excellent, best we’ve had all season,” Emma Locklear,...

 Budget concerns, administrative candidate searches and university marketing were at the forefront of discussions throughout the monthly UNCP Faculty Senate meeting on Feb.1. 


Chancellor Robin Cummings began the meeting by reflecting on the decision t...

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