Topics: Corrections


UNC closer to acquiring historic building

The UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation is one step closer to moving into its new office at 523 E. Franklin St. after the Chapel Hill Town Council approved the special use permit and zoning atlas amendment for the project Monday night.

After ACC Tournament loss, UNC will begin NCAA play Thursday


The waiting game is over. The Tar Heels are headed to Florida

Study: e-cigarettes easy to get for minors in NC


UNC researchers have found e-cigarette vendors and customers are largely ignoring some of the state’s laws regulating them.

Ignoring expenses, UNC says it will divest in coal

Despite a recent report suggesting divestment from fossil fuels will cause universities to lose money, UNC remains firm in its ambitions to divest from coal.

Students use napkins to advocate for dining workers


Lance Barnes, a baker for Carolina Dining Services, has dreams that expand outside of Chapel Hill and the ovens on the third floor of Rams Head Dining Hall, but he worries about having enough money to get there.

New owners buy Marriott hotel in Chapel Hill

The Courtyard by Marriott in Chapel Hill is under new management after Noble Investment Group bought the hotel last week.

GPA rules vex smaller Greek chapters


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

More than 30 Carrboro residents protest their landlords Saturday


Dissatisfied tenants staged protests during the weekend at apartment complexes across Carrboro to challenge abnormally high water bills.

Evidence of institutional racism at UNC


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

Report: Duke Energy pays for sway over NC General Assembly


Duke Energy is the leader in a pack of special interest groups who hold the most sway over the N.C. General Assembly, according to a new report from the Institute for Southern Studies in Durham.

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.