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Spartan Open Pantry seeking donations of food and/or money to help feed homeless and hungry students at UNCG

Each year many new and returning Spartans are coming from families who are experiencing challenging economic times. This is presenting unique challenges for many of our Spartans that are trying to do well in school, “fit in,” and figure out … Continue reading

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Weatherspoon offers free tours and treats on three Thursdays, featuring animals, nanoscience and the UNCG Icicle Tricycle

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UNCG to stage major-emergency drill Thursday February 1; exercise will include simulated gunfire, several street closings

Don’t be alarmed if you see a lot of police and ambulances on campus on Thursday February 1. The university says it will be conducting one of the largest emergency exercises ever in the UNC system. The drill will focus … Continue reading

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Neighbor Jim Clark of Carr Street dies at age 72

Longtime College Hill resident Jim Clark died Monday. He was  72. He had suffered a severe heart attack last spring. Jim and his wife, Daniele, had lived on Carr Street since 1980 and raised their two children, Stefan and Josie, … Continue reading

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May calendar of events

In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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March of Dimes walk on Tate and Spring Garden streets

The March for Babies will be held on the UNCG campus on Saturday April 29 beginning at 10 a.m. The route will include Tate Street from Carr to Spring Garden and Spring Garden Street from Tate to Stirling Street. The … Continue reading

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April calendar of events

Recurring on Tuesdays In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Noon at the ‘Spoon Second Tuesday each … Continue reading

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College Hill news of the week in photos: Tate Street gets digital message board; sewer work getting under way on Springdale?

UNCG lights up its digital sign The university has spent weeks building a large brick structure with two digital screens in front of Taylor Theatre on Tate Street. It was turned on yesterday, and like a similar sign at Market … Continue reading

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March 2017 Calendar of Events

Recurring on Tuesdays In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Noon at the ‘Spoon Second Tuesday each … Continue reading

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You, too, can borrow books from UNCG’s outstanding libraries, and you can go hear noted author Ray Suarez on March 29

A few things worth knowing about Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library at UNCG (collectively known as the UNCG Libraries): They’re fabulous libraries, you can easily gain borrowing privileges and their big annual event is coming up in … Continue reading

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