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Since last month, Art Malloy was named Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.

     “I saw that this institute was poised for greatness,” Malloy said. “We have a great staff [student affairs] here in place and they’ve been here for a long time, there’s a lot of ex...

Jasmine Poe popped her arm against the wooden stand as she greets six to eight members of Beauty of New Beginnings (BNB) with a hand wave. Her nails glistened with rhinestones on every other finger. With her other hand she reached into her bag to retrieve her iPhone an...

For almost 40 years, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke has offered 19 Greek Life organizations on campus. The first fraternity established was Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia in 1971.  

    Fraternities and sororities participate in service opportunities that are missi...

The tale of how one of UNCP’s newest walk-

ons to the football team came to fruition is more than just a feel-good story to warm the hearts of readers.

The journey of the program’s hungriest fullback is a true testament to the meaning of determination and the embodiment...

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. is just the fourth African-American driver to ever get behind the wheel of a stock car in a NASCAR race.

At Daytona, Wallace became just the second African-American since 1971 to ever compete full-time in the series. Wallace’s career has bee...

Are the words stout, chubby, full-figured and “real women” terms that sound appealing to today’s plus size woman? Probably not.

However, these are just a few of the terms used throughout history to describe the “above average-sized” woman. After several decades of semi...

The UNCP men’s basketball team has finished the regular season as Peach Belt Conference champions for the second straight year, and it was truly a team effort from the offseason until their championship clinching win over Flagler College.

The phrase “Iron sharpens iron...

The Braves Men’s basketball team took on the Indians of Catawba University on the Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court on Nov. 12.

Home fans filled the bleachers with the dancing UNCP Maniacs dawned in their usual gold jerseys and the Braves in their all white uniforms. A sectio...

The UNCP wrestling program welcomed a new student transfer to the team this year, sophomore Darian “Tank” Edwards.

Tank transferred in from Ferrum College this school year, and while he didn’t have to change school colors, as his former institution donned black and gol...

February 16, 2018

You’re sitting in class and the professor walks in and begins lecturing about a previous assignment that you totally forgot about, was it because you weren’t listening?

Maybe it was that distracting lawn mower that’s always cutting the campus grass? Could it have been...

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