Some problems can’t be solved by getting your nails done.
The University’s new Complete Carolina program for athletes who have left the university to return and complete their degrees on the University’s dime is a fine program that addresses, on a local level, an injustice allowed by NCAA rules.
W hen people think about UNC athletics, they’re usually thinking of the teams that play in the Dean E. Smith Center and Carmichael Arena.
It is too soon to opine on allegations that the football team hazed a player, but now is the perfect opportunity for all University stakeholders to engage in a broader dialogue on hazing.
The University must stop delaying the release of the draft report from the Sexual Assault Task Force.
It is the responsibility of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools to improve teacher satisfaction at Chapel Hill High School, the district’s oldest high school.
The athletic department’s decision to postpone its renovations of the Smith Center should be welcomed.
It would be an understatement to say that the institutional differences between fraternity rush and sorority recruitment exhibit a microcosm of the grander gender double-standard UNC Greek life practices day in and day out.
One of the most reliable sources of griping from students at UNC is construction. The project for asbestos removal on the quad is only the latest source of complaints (and kvetches).
UNC-Chapel Hill has a reputation for excellence as one of the top public research universities in the nation. This status could be at risk if the UNC Board of Governors goes through with proposed cuts to the system’s research centers.
Residents of North Carolina deserve a government that makes decisions in their best interests, not one that maximizes dividends and returns on investment.
First-year students wandering campus with maps and class schedules are the most visible indication that a new crop of students has arrived at the University. Yet beyond campus, a less noticeable but equally important group of students is preparing to live independently for the first time.
Country Night at East End had long been a Tuesday night staple for undergraduates because of its 18-and-up policy at the door. Now, citing “space concerns” following East End’s closure, Deep End’s management has decided to charge higher covers for men between the ages of 18 and 20 than for women of the same age.
The events in Ferguson, Mo., constitute the latest battle in the war between the public and local authorities.
The North Carolina Board of Governors decided over the summer to put a cap on the amount of need-based aid UNC is allowed to draw out of other students’ tuition.
Newly named North Carolina poet laureate Valerie Macon resigned last Thursday after an uproar from the N.C. literary community over her limited qualifications for the job.
Time and time again, we’ve heard that many of the buses that are part of Chapel Hill Transit’s 99-bus fleet are at the age where they need to be replaced.
Public education should always be an issue treated with the utmost seriousness.
The World Cup came to an end Sunday and with it goes one of the best modern sports traditions: crowd shots.
E arlier this month, the Chapel Hill Town Council approved a bid from the UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation to buy the old public library property at 523 E. Franklin St.