Students solve pandemic boredom with TikTok photoshoot trends

“With COVID, there are a lot of limits on what we can do,” Al-Qaq said. “People have to think outside of the box and learn how to have fun in their own way.” The wig trend isn’t the only TikTok challenge that has gained popularity during the pandemic. Another trend, the Vogue Cover Challenge, involves users placing photographs of themselves on the cover of a Vogue magazine. The matching hashtag, #voguechallenge, currently has 1.1 billion views.

Chapel Hill artist Kaze4letters releases album celebrating the diversity of Blackness

“I thought that would be the beginning of a larger, broader conversation for myself and it didn’t go that way,” said Thomas. “You hear about people who get signed and then you wonder what happened to them after that and I became one of those stories.” However, the music did not stop for Thomas, and he hopes his sixth album and newest project, “A Thousand Shades of Black,” will reintroduce people to his music while also celebrating diversity.

Getting Engaged in College Was Right For Me | Coulture

I never imagined I would get engaged in the middle of my college career. In May of 2019, I certainly did not think that I would come off a Disney Cruise as an engaged woman, but when my boyfriend of four years got down on one knee in front of a portrait of Cinderella’s Castle off the coast of Cuba, I said yes. I had been engaged for almost three months when I went back to school in the fall. The excitement, while still present, turned into something less blissful upon my return to UNC-Chapel Hill