Hundreds of people could turn out on Franklin Street today for a N.C. NAACP rally protesting new laws passed by the N.C. General Assembly.
Following Sen. Ellie Kinnaird’s, D-Orange, resignation on Monday, the N.C. Democratic Party must find a replacement for one of the most liberal voices in the state legislature.
Students who had planned Monday to vote early on the second floor of Rams Head Dining Hall were stalled after voting officials said they had to retrieve more Democratic ballots from their car.
There is good news for seniors still looking for a last-minute job offer — a recent study found that hiring has begun to increase for college graduates as the economy slowly recovers. Hiring projections increased by 10.2 percent from the previous year for recent college graduates, according to a report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
The future of higher education in the state will be the focus of a discussion between N.C. legislators and students in Kenan Hall today. The meeting will be put on by the UNC-system Association of Student Governments, which is composed of student leaders across the state and funded by an annual $1 student fee.
It might be due to Augustine Joseph’s audacity that Michelle Obama will be giving the May commencement address at N.C. Agricultural & Technical University.
As the Charlotte area prepares to host the Democratic National Convention this fall, city officials are preparing for the increased traffic that will accompany President Barack Obama’s arrival.
The UNC-system Board of Governors will decide tuition increases for all UNC-system schools next week, and many students are hoping to attend and voice their opinion.
As future budget cuts loom, student leaders are hoping to persuade federal legislators to spare higher education.
Faculty members’ and students’ opinions were widely varied in response to the University’s rejection of its affiliation with talk show host, Rush Limbaugh. On March 6, UNC asked the local radio station, WRDU, to stop referencing the Tar Heel Sports Network and UNC alongside the Limbaugh program, said Mike McFarland, a UNC spokesman, in an email.
On Tuesday night, Student Congress chose not to override Student Body President Mary Cooper’s veto of the College Republicans’ appropriations bill. The majority of College Republicans’ requested funds would have funded a speaking event by Republican pundit Ann Coulter.