Spring 2011
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Can I walk from there?

Finding the right place to live can help students ease the transition from home to on their own. Students have the choice to live on-campus or off, but that choice should not to be taken lightly.

Lots of choices. At UNC Pembroke, there are a variety of different locations for students to choose from. On-campus residence hall opportunities offer same-gender and co-ed options. The same-gender halls include all-women's Belk Hall and all-men's North Hall and Wellons Hall. Cypress Hall, Oak Hall, Pine Hall, and Village apartments are co-ed residence halls.

Nearby. The best known off-campus student apartments include The Commons at Pembroke, University Courtyard, Pembroke Place and Pembroke Pointe apartments. These are intended to be the most student friendly and are often the first stop for students looking for off-campus housing.

A longer walk. Farther out into the Pembroke community, there are eight other housing options within a three mile radius of the university. Cameron Cove, College Court, College Terrace, Myrtle Court, Scott's Apartments and South Wind Apartments are the apartment complexes available to both students and Pembroke residents. The Baptist Student Union House and a rooming house located on Chevelle Road also offer housing opportunities for students.

Here's what to look for. There are several main concerns you should be aware of when you begin the process of searching for housing while in college . . . (read the rest of the story»)
 


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The topics of these articles by students in the Investigative Journalism (JRN-4600) class in the Department of Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke have been chosen by the individual class members who wrote them. The themes, covers, sections, pages, images, graphics, videos, wikis, tweets and blogs have been designed, prepared, managed and moderated by students in the course and the themes and topics have been reported and illustrated by the bylined individuals. Views implied or expressed are not endorsed by the professor, the department, the university, or possibly anyone else. We are grateful to those persons, businesses, agencies and institutions that have graciously provided information and images for these editions. Your comments on this series of articles are welcomed by Professor Anthony Curtis who may be contacted via e-mail at acurtis@uncp.edu or by phone at (910) 521-6616.