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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...

Senior James Murray-Boyles led the team in scoring with 18 points. PN photo/Trevon Knight

The UNCP men’s basketball took down the Bulldogs of Wingate University 76-69 on Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court in the Braves home opener on Nov. 20 in decisive fashion. The Black and G...

“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...

Due to the recent kidnapping of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar among other stories circulating on the web and within the community, students have taken to Twitter and Facebook, voicing their concerns for safety and pleading for their peers to stay safe. Students have also v...

The UNCP Soccer team will miss their biggest fan next season as senior Carly Rochelle will graduate in the spring and her grandpa will be so proud. PN photo/Trevon Knight

Over the past three years the most consistent source of encouragement for the UNCP soccer team outs...

November 10, 2018

The Braves defense struggled to complete tackles and compete for contested catches in their 34-21 loss to the Lions of Mars Hill University. PN photo/Trevon Knight

The UNCP football team returned home for the first game of a two game homestand at Grace P. Johnson Stadiu...

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