“It feels so good to be a Tar Heel right now…This is a school that with hard work and effort and determination, you can make change – effective change. I just am so happy. I’m overwhelmed.”
— Ping Nguyen, a Rock Hill, S.C.-native and junior at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, after the school’s board of trustees unanimously backed a gender-neutral housing option for students, quoted today in The News & Observer. Read more about the change.

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.