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For the first time, social media last year surpassed newspapers as a news source in the U.S. Nine in 10 Americans say they get at least some of their news digitally, and by the end...Read More
More than 500 spectators, volunteers and hospital employees plan to crowd into UNC’s Fetzer Gym on Feb. 24 to witness more than 850 student dancers from UNC stay on their feet for 24 consecutive hours.
The 2006 Dance Marathon will be the culmination of a fundraising campaign that benefits the North Carolina Children’s Hospital.
Last year’s event raised nearly $185,000 to benefit the patients of the Children’s Hospital. Over its history, Dance Marathon has raised more than $800,000.
Dance Marathon, organized solely by UNC students, is one of the largest fundraisers for the Children’s Hospital.
Other campus groups participating this year include the Loreleis (sponsored by the GAA), the Achordants, Bhangra Elite, Inversions and varsity athletes from the women’s basketball team and the men’s soccer and field hockey teams.
This year’s event begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 and is scheduled to last for 24 hours.