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As finals week approaches, students find themselves battling with more distractions. But, in order finish the semester strong, you must free your mind from distractions and time consuming activities.


Parties can be a huge distraction, especially as the semester b...

The time has come. It’s finally time to roll out some ‘clout’ on your Instagram. Having ‘clout’ is simply having a power of influence.

What better way to that, than dropping bomb pictures? As someone who loves to take photos, I can share some of my knowledge in capturi...

The graduation ceremony was a sea of light blue caps and gowns at the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. In the air was an electricity of overwhelming excitement, relief that the stress of college was over and nostalgia for the friendships and experiences gained during the stu...

With the semester dwindling and the exam period looming around the corner, some students may need to be reminded about the places our campus provides for a bit of relaxation. The next time you’re looking for a place best suited for a study break or downtime, keep in mi...

The community and university gathered on March 25 for the annual powwow held in the main gym.

Vendors set up in the main room of the Jones building to give viewers an opportunity to purchase some handcrafted soaps, crafts and food. Indigenous people from about 10 tribes...

In addition to conducting facilities inspections, a parking and traffic study and many construction projects across campus, UNCP facilities continues to plan and anticipate the arrival of new campus additions and renovations.

Lumbee Hall Entrance

“Where the DOT project s...

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...

The Office of Housing and Residence Life held a seminar titled “Emotional Intelligence 2.0” on Feb. 6.

The forum focused on teaching students how to increase their emotional intelligence. Nationally acclaimed speaker Joshua Fredenburg was the guest of the night. Freden...

Q: Why did you choose to run for Miss UNCP?

A: Being Miss UNCP to me was so much more than just another title to have under my belt. I believe that, even without the title, I am a representative of Brave Nation, as a student leader. I wanted to be able to represent the...

Photo by Mason Miller

Student safety is always a priority. With new campus construction and renovation projects coming to UNCP in the wake of N.C. Promise, environmental safety officer Michael Bullard urges student to stay safe while paying more attention and being “sit...

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