Sophie Wu

Sophie is a UNC-CH first-year master's degree graduate student from Taipei, Taiwan. She is serving as a writer-photographer for the Carrboro Commons.

Long-time Carrboro residents release second book analyzing its transformation

Long-time Carrboro residents release second book analyzing its transformation

No one can tell the story of Carrboro better than two local authors who have witnessed how the town has changed over the years. Dave Otto and Richard Ellington have teamed up again to write their second book — “Carrboro: Images of Modern America.” Their first book, “Carrboro: Images of America,” was published in 2011 and discusses Carrboro’s history from… Read more →

Carrboro, somewhere in time

Carrboro, somewhere in time

    You think you know Carrboro. There is the ArtsCenter, the Farmers’ Market, Cat’s Cradle and Weaver Street Market, in addition to a wide selection of restaurants and bars. Carrboro, however, was not like this decades ago. You would know that if you took the Historic Downtown Carrboro Walking Tour. Victoria Hensley, a senior history major at UNC-Chapel Hill,… Read more →