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

For all website inquiries, please contact:

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 

September 21, 2017

CORRECTION:  The statement “Native Americans are now the smallest minority group that attend or graduate from the university,” was incorrect.

According to the University Communications and Marketing, the demographics as of Fall 2017 are as followed: Asian 2 percent Unk...

September 21, 2017

Included in student tuition and fees, UNCP offers students “free” online software.

    

From Office 365 to WebEx, a student can simply provide their student credentials to begin using these programs. 

“I was amazed how many students didn’t know they get Office 3...

Mary Livermore Library was evacuated and effectively shut down on July 26, due to a fire that broke out in the Mac Lab.

A floor fan sitting on top of a table electrocuted and caught fire. The sprinkler system put the fire out, but the main damage came from the sprinkler...

Brooms, trash cans, matchboxes, lighters, newspapers and other items created beats that got the audience moving. STOMP is a musical group that creates musical genius through unconventional items combined with dance moves and creative comedy routines. 

    

The...

March 31, 2017

Housing and Residence Life hosted an event on campus that focused on the major violations of the university’s academic policy.

    

The event, called “Jailbait,” caught the attention of bystanders walking by in the UC in the early Wednesday evening. 

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The didgeridoo is a wind instrument made by the indigenous people of what country? 

    

According to International Trivia Night host Nami Montgomery, the answer is Australia.  

    

UNCP International Programs hosted an international trivia night on...

The UNCP Faculty Senate discussed the search for a new provost during their monthly meeting on March 1. 

    

Dr. Richard Vela, the chair of the provost search committee, gave an update on the process, which is set to conclude in April. 

    

Vela ann...

Budget and organizational funding issues were at the center of discussions throughout the weekly UNCP Student Government Associate Senate Meeting on March 1.

    

Treasurer Michael Baker opened the meeting with a presentation stating that the Student Government...

UNCP students made their voices heard about campus dining options. Chick-fil-A came out the campus favorite, although students believe the restaurant is far from perfect.

    

In an anonymous survey, UNCP students had the opportunity to answer questions r...

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...

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