Over 100 excited students and faculty members gathered at the Hanes Art Center last night to hear from the organization’s latest visiting artist – who also happens to be a UNC alumnus.
Just minutes after North Carolina basketball legend Phil Ford spoke Tuesday about his newest life-passion, the sound of shoes squeaking and basketballs bouncing filled Woollen Gymnasium.
The person who was speeding westbound on N.C. 54 toward Durham and then eastbound toward UNC campus Friday morning has been charged with felony speeding to elude arrest, felony hit and run, careless and reckless driving, failure to yield to a blue light and siren, resisting arrest and other misdemeanor traffic charges, according to a press release from the Chapel Hill Police Department.
Student Government is back for round two.
Though a referendum failed to pass amendments to the Student Constitution in March, these amendments were once again put up to vote in a referendum on Wednesday.
These amendments, among other things, would merge the Student Supreme Court and Board of Elections in to district courts, make the Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) an official governing body, acknowledged in the Student Constitution; make the speaker of Student Congress and the finance committee chair eligible for a stipend and redistrict Student Congress representatives by academic year, according to Student Body President Houston Summers.
“I think that for me, one of the most important aspects of this is kind of elevating GPSF to a governing body within Student Government,” Summers said.
The North Carolina State Lottery has contributed $3.6 billion to the state’s public education system since its inception in 2006 — yet both sides of the aisle continue to criticize the seemingly lucrative program.