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Art’s Angle: Happy Birthday, Four Corners!
This week, 35 years ago, Four Corners opened on Franklin Street. I know because I was there as one of the original owners, along with then-UNC assistant basketball coach Eddie Fogler and about six other limited partners who “always wanted...

Family of hospitalized UNC senior turns to community for help
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior has been hospitalized for almost three weeks for treatment of severe head injuries after a car accident in Durham. Her family is turning to the community for help with medical costs...

UNC professors complete ice bucket challenge to support colleague
The UNC psychology department, recognizing the chance to take advantage of a national sensation to show support for one of its own, arranged a surprise “Ice Bucket Challenge” Wednesday for professor Steven Reznick...

Employees remember owner of Johnny T-shirt
Johnny T-shirt employees are mourning the death of owner Charles “Chuck” Helpingstine, who died Thursday. “All of us here at Johnny T-shirt are heartbroken at the loss of our mentor, but more importantly, our friend,” store manager Mary Beth McIntyre...

Video: Time flies during move-in
This time-lapse video covers the start of the semester with 28 different scenes, from balconies at the top of Hinton James dorm to the bricks around the Old Well. Six staffers from UNC-Chapel Hill’s communications offices captured everything from a...

Chapel Hill ranked seventh best college town in America
Tar Heel fans all agree that Chapel Hill is one of the best college towns in the nation, and now bestcollegereviews.org agrees. The website recently ranked Chapel Hill as the seventh best college town in America. The website said Chapel...

Carolina welcomes new students to campus
The 3,988 first-year students expected to start classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill next week were chosen from a record 31,331 applicants. They hail from 94 North Carolina counties, 38 states and the District of Columbia...

Locals remember Robin Williams filming Patch Adams in Chapel Hill
When Robin Williams filmed scenes for the movie Patch Adams on the UNC campus in 1998, there was a buzz that couldn't be calmed. Extras from the university - and beyond - got a chance to get up close and...

UNC Professor Remembers Robin Williams
A retired professor of computer science at UNC, Stephen Weiss, got the chance of a lifetime in 1998, to sit and watch the magic of Robin Williams film Patch Adams: “I sat in Gerrard Hall for six days—about 12- or...

1998: Robin Williams’ Visit To UNC
Walking through UNC’s campus you’ll see many buildings that appeared in the movie Patch Adams. Actor Robin Williams, who died at the age of 63 Monday from an apparent suicide, played the role of the physician who was known for...

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