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Contact the Pine Needle Office:

Phone: 910-521-6204


Name: Colton

Class: Senior

Major: Biology/Concentration in Botany

A: The amount of shame that my friends would put on me after leaving college. I hate the fact of having to "start over" after being in school for so long and not having the amount of privacy that I had in s...

The UNCP football team just wrapped up their 2018 campaign with yet another underwhelming season. They finished with a dismal record of 2-8 for a second consecutive season and again failed to make it to the postseason.

The last time that Braves reached the playoffs was...

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.


On Nov. 13, the offices of Global Engagement and Campus Engagement and Leadership hosted a British movie night in Old Main, room 238 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

In addition, British snacks were also provided for students to enjoy. The movie feature for the evening was Atta...

“The American dream” looks different for everyone. For one very ambitious Pakistani native, the “American dream” looked like a doctorate degree, luxury cars, a big house and a big reputation of success in the community.

However, after three years of applying for schola...

The Student Government Association (SGA) announced Zachius Coleridge-Taylor, Stephanie Balacco, Tyler Harris and Ahmaad Green as their fall of 2018 senators.

During the election, SGA sent out an email encouraging all the students at UNCP to vote and choose between seve...

In the spring, students who live in North, Belk, Pine and Oak will no longer have the ability to reclaim room and board in their same respective living area, as students have been able to do in previous semesters. 

Photo/UNCP Photography.

The Housing Management syst...

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