THE PINE NEEDLE
PO BOX 1510
253 OLD MAIN
PEMBROKE, NC 28372

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Alex Smith at alexfaye.smith@gmail.com

Taaliyah Carney at

tcc011@bravemail.uncp.edu

Contact the Pine Needle Office:

Phone: 910-521-6204

Email: pineneedle@uncp.edu 

Following the Valentine’s Day mass-shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., many of students who experienced the shooting first hand, and those who have been inspired to be apart of the movement, have begun what some are considering to be a new-age r...

Small college towns aren’t immune to sex offenders and Pembroke is no exception.

According to the Sex Offender Registry through the NC State Bureau of Investigations, more than two dozen sex offenders live within a five-mile radius of the University of North Carolina at...

The class of 2018 poses for a photo in the University Quad.

How good is your knowledge on financial literacy? Financial literacy is the ability to understand basic principles of business and finance.

College students are the most illiterate with financial literacy and i...

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), the Student Government Association (SGA), National Advancement Association of Colored People(NAACP), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Brother2Brother and Tri Sigma collaborated on Feb. 26 to host an event called the...

Blackout rally becomes platform for protest against blackface photo.

On Feb. 14, a picture was “airdropped” to everyone in the James B. Chavis University Center that depicted what students on campus considered “offensive and unacceptable” behavior. 

Airdrop is a way of t...

February 16, 2018

The UNCP woman’s basketball team returned home to take on the Mountain Lions of Young Harris College, after a debilitating road loss to Augusta, on Feb. 10 during alumni weekend.

The Braves remained in contention for the final spot in the Peach Belt Conference playoff...

The Braves entered their second home series of the season with a 3-0 record, and they walked out of it undefeated, sweeping the Crimson Hawks 3-0 on February 9 and 10 on Sammy Cox Field.

The first two games were played to seven innings, while the last game went the full...

February 16, 2018

The UNCP wrestling team traveled to Kutztown, Pa. for dual meets on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27. The Braves lost both matchups on Friday.

The Seton Hill University Griffins won 20-23 and the Millersville University Marauders won 13-23. The Braves fared better on Saturday with b...

Like many others on campus, members of the Pine Needle staff were hit by the flu during the creation of this edition.

According to WNCN, some schools in North Carolina have actually closed due to the amount of students riddled with the influenza. One school, located in...

Daytona Beach, Fla.- When Danica Patrick announced her retirement from racing, it left many people wondering about the future of women in the sport, and who would replace Patrick.

That question is soon to be answered once this season starts at the Daytona International...

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