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  • A student walking into the Carolina Latinx Center.

    Building community at the Carolina Latinx Center

    The Carolina Latinx Center provides students, faculty and staff with support and opportunities to explore Latinx cultures, histories and traditions and to then use that understanding to work across racial and ethnic communities.

  • A person painting a mural.

    Murals of Chapel Hill

    The Town of Chapel Hill is home to more than restaurants and shops. Throughout the town, you'll find street art adding unique color to buildings and alleys. Learn more about Chapel Hill's one-of-a-kind murals.

  • Carolina Coffee Shop in 1964

    A Chapel Hill staple celebrates 100 years

    The Carolina Coffee Shop, the oldest restaurant in North Carolina, has been serving Tar Heels and residents since 1922. After 100 years of continuous service, the shop is looking toward the future with UNC-Chapel Hill alumni at the helm.

  • Levi Tox holding a skateboard

    A maker mindset

    Senior Levi Tox has been a maker since high school. He used his expertise to create an efficient — and fun — way to get to campus with the help of BeAM.

  • Pareen Bhagat and Nicholas Fantauzzi

    Xpressions: Carolina’s fashion club gets a makeover

    Students revamped the Xpressions fashion club, creating a legacy of inclusion and creativity.

  • A 3D printed hand.

    Providing a helping hand

    Founded by a Tar Heel in 2015, the Helping Hand Project uses 3D printing to make free prosthetic devices for children and adolescents born without fingers. Student designers and builders create and assemble the prosthetic hands for specific children.

  • Left: Helping Paws hosts a Puppy Kissing Booth to raise money for local animal rescues. Right: Helping Paws volunteers bring dogs to the Pit for students to play with during exams.

    Encouraging mental health and helping pets

    Student organization Carolina Helping Paws improves the lives of local shelter animals and promotes mental health on campus.

  • A student carries a television while a bubble blower runs

    The start of a new year

    It has been a busy week at Carolina with Tar Heels moving back to campus and classes beginning. Take a look back at the start of our new semester.