Topics: Corrections


GPA rules vex smaller Greek chapters


Senior Charmee Mehta had to watch as her small sorority chapter couldn’t recruit freshmen in fall 2013.

Evidence of institutional racism at UNC


The Real Silent Sam Coalition called for the University to contextualize the history of its buildings.

Wind rips railing off Kenan Hall Saturday night


Howling gusts of 40-mph wind hit campus hard Saturday night — and parts of Kenan Residence Hall blew away in the storm. 

UNC-system faculty protest Ross ouster

Faculty across North Carolina have spoken out passionately against the forced resignation of UNC-system President Tom Ross in January — and now, faculty leaders are organizing concrete responses.

Student body president candidates' wellness plans a bit lofty, experts say

Student body president candidates aim to bring student wellness to the campus conversation, including ideas about sexual assault prevention and mental health.

Coach Dean Smith proved even legends have time for everyone


It was a beautiful paradox: Dean Smith, an uncommon man, dispensing gestures so kind and so voluminous to the common men who adored him, who were lucky enough to feel the lasting warmth of an uncommon heart.

Chapel Hill mourns Dean Smith


The corned beef sandwich was his favorite. He almost always ordered it to go.

North Carolinians seeking mental health care might encounter problems


Deep inside the walls of Central Regional Hospital — a massive mental health facility situated in the middle of the rural North Carolina town of Butner — sits a man living his nightmare.

Officer injured in 1995 shooting uses book to discuss struggle

Her whole life, Demetrise Stephenson-Cobb dreamt of becoming a police officer and eventually working for the State Bureau of Investigation.

UNC student body president race draws 4


Two more students added their names to the ballot for student body president at Tuesday’s mandatory meetings to declare candidacy.

Two vie for student body president slot on first day

Juniors Tyler Jacon and Houston Summers declared their candidacies for student body president on Monday.

Faculty Council wants a role in picking Tom Ross’ successor


After the UNC-system Board of Governors forced President Tom Ross to resign earlier this month in a surprise move, faculty members at UNC worry they won’t have a voice in picking Ross’ successor. 

Legal defense leader Sherrilyn Ifill talks police violence at UNC conference


The issue of police violence is not a new one, but youth activism is bringing more awareness to the long-standing issue, said Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Muslim Student Association, others get Student Congress funding

After Duke canceled its scheduled call to prayer Friday, discussions of University resources for UNC Muslims students were brought to the surface. 

University Baptist Church recalls visit from Martin Luther King Jr


For Rev. Mitchell Simpson, remembering the legacy of his predecessors, both the good and the bad, is of paramount importance.

ConnectCarolina leaves students stranded

It’s not uncommon for one class meeting to be called off at the last minute, but this semester, a few students were surprised to see classes vanish altogether.

Faculty headed to NCAA meeting

The Faculty Athletics Committee is becoming increasingly involved in giving input to ACC and NCAA conference proposals and discussed upcoming proposals for the NCAA convention later this week.

Professor Hassan Melehy criticizes Faculty Council insider culture

Tensions continue to run high in the Faculty Council meetings in the aftermath of the October release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report on academic fraud at UNC. 

In talks with Obama, McCrory considers Medicaid expansion

Governor Pat McCrory, along with four other governors, traveled to the White House on Tuesday to talk with President Barack Obama about a variety of issues, including Medicaid expansion.

Letter: UNC coach is wrong on sexual assault

Editor’s note: The following letter was originally published in The University Echo, the student newspaper of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.