Sarah Brown

Sara is a Carrboro Commons co-editor.

UNC helps students 'Launch' into college

UNC helps students ‘Launch’ into college

By Sarah Brown Carrboro Commons Co-editor Chapel Hill and Carrboro high school students attend school just down the road from a major university — nevertheless, the transition to a foreign and overwhelming college atmosphere after graduation often catches them off guard. But a trio of UNC students has jumpstarted a program to assist local high school students, particularly those without… Read more →

Track runs in the family for Morken girls

Track runs in the family for Morken girls

By Sarah Brown Carrboro Commons Co-Editor Grace and Helen Morken are no strangers to state running awards and championships, and they hold seven Carrboro High School track records between them. The petite, blond sisters might only be teenagers, but both are seasoned running competitors. It didn’t take the girls long to be bitten by the running bug. “We started running… Read more →