DTH at a Glance

DTH at a Glance: Scary stuff

Welcome to an extra-spooky Friday the 13th edition of Glance! Read on for ~the news~: 


QUICK HITS

  • A banner is going up tonight for men's basketball, despite the looming threat of an NCAA ruling. Here's what that means to students now and for previous championship years.
  • In scary sports news, UNC still lacks good offensive options as they attempt to break out of their early-season slump. How will they play at this Saturday's game?
  • “I definitely think my situation would’ve been easier had I had more knowledge on what to do.” No-contact orders can protect students against unwanted harassment and threats. But is the campus doing enough to make students aware of this resource?
  • Two dead bodies were found in a Chapel Hill home on Thursday. The Daily Tar Heel will continue to update the story as it develops.

UNIVERSITY DAY

Go shawty, it's your birthday, you better party like it's your birthday. UNC turned 224 yesterday — here's what happened:

  • Gov. Roy Cooper delivered an optimistic speech at the University Day keynote address, reminding everyone that while it is easy to get discouraged in the current political climate, it is still important to remain hopeful about the importance of public education.
  • A silent protest against Silent Sam took place at the annual University Day performance at Memorial Hall. Over 30 students participated in the demonstration.
  • University Day isn't just a day off to pick out your Halloween costumes — it's a day to commemorate America's first public university. Here's what students had to say about the holiday.

TALK POLITICS

  • OPINION: Studies show that increased exposure to negative stimuli in the news can negatively affect your health. Here's how to counteract news negativity with positive actions.
  • OPINION: Immigrating to a new country is hard enough, and the ongoing negative portrayal of immigrants does not make it easier. Our editorial board explains why our immigrant friends and neighbors deserve respect. 
  • The Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town has made endorsements for the 2017 municipal election. 
  • Curious about our nation's relationship with guns? This infographic breaks down gun laws, gun use in North Carolina, and in the U.S.

STUFF WE'RE DOING

  • Visit the Great Hall in the Student Union on Monday, October 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Heels Housing Fair! The event allows students to view housing options for the upcoming school year while enjoying a fun atmosphere with free food. Take a break from studying to come find your place in the southern part of heaven!


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