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Lorena Fuentes-Montiel talking to the kids she serves in Trujillo Colon, Honduras (Photo Credit Lorena Fuentes-Montiel)


“You can do service everyday by setting an example for other people,” says Lorena Fuentes-Montiel, a junior and business management maj...

Muslim Student Association is hosting Islamic Awareness Week from Monday, March 18 to Thursday, March 21 at various locations on campus. 

     The event is a series of relaxing activities that promote diversity and religious unity for the student body on campus. The eve...

Redshirt junior Brandon Sloop was one of eight Braves to place in the 38th Annual Pembroke Classic on Nov. 11. The event featured wrestlers from programs and universities from all across the east coast including such as UCF, UNC Chapel Hill, Campbell, Florida, Appalach...

 Freshman Joshua Chepkesir finished a 10K course in just over 31 minutes to secure a championship in the NCAA Southeast Regional. PN File Photo/UNCP Athletics

The UNCP cross-country team headed to the UNG Cross Country Course in Gainesville, Ga. Where Kenyan freshm...

The UNCP Women’s Basketball team started of their season by breaking even in the PBC/Conference of the Carolinas Challenge. PN File Photo/Tyana Morris

Augusta University played host to the PBC/Conference Carolinas Challenge to begin the 2018 women’s basketball season. U...

The Black and Gold dropped their final home contest of the 2018 season at Grace P. Johnson Stadium to the Eagles of Carson-Newman University in a mistake riddled 34-13 defeat that lead to the final box score not reflecting how closely contested this game true was.


UNCP head football coach Shane Richardson leads the Braves through the tunnel and out onto the field before their game. The Braves finished the 2018 season 2-8 after the Nov. 17 23-20 loss to Catawba. PN file photo/Trevon Knight

The Braves led a comeback drive in regula...

“Although they may have been deemed useless or not fitting the library’s collection, somebody’s trash is someone else’s treasure”

In the last edition of The Pine Needle, Dean of Library Services Dennis Swanson sat down with student journalists Abaigeal Brown and Mason M...

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center over 90 percent of people sexually assaulted or raped on a college campus do not report. To help combat these numbers, the Title IX (9) office on campus offers a variety of services for students.

According to th...

Sophomore Tyrone Young can recall a time where he weighed the pros and cons of being a student athlete.

“After a game on a Saturday night, it’s almost 10:00 and the cafe is closed,” the football player said, remembering the times he had no food in his dorm. “I would ha...

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