Silent Sam was painted red around 2:30 p.m. Monday. The person has been identified as Maya Little, a UNC doctoral student, on Twitter. Little was arrested by UNC Police following the incident.
When the DTH turns 150 years old, and I’m back in Chapel Hill to celebrate, I want to read more archives with bylines such as Lopez, Gutierrez or Rodriguez.
The new president of the UNC-system student body president, elected Wednesday, is Bettylenah Njaramba, a junior at N.C. Central University. Drugs were found in an ECU fraternity house Tuesday after a long investigation. UNC-system President Margaret Spellings spoke about education reform and investment at the Reagan Institute’s Summit on Education in Washington. "I think people are exhausted with education reform or feel like it's not possible to close the achievement gap," Spellings said. "So I think the boulder is drifting back down the hill because of a lack of urgency around the imperative of closing the achievement gap."
"The growing fear students are faced with following each school shooting is more than concerning to me," said UNC senior Delaney O'Connell, a studio art major and education minor, who attended the march in Raleigh.
Longtime "voice of the Tar Heels" Woody Durham died Wednesday at the age of 76. Here are some reactions to Durham's death from the UNC community.
Twenty-one faculty members of the UNC School of Information and Library Science signed a letter requesting the University remove Silent Sam from McCorkle Place.
A group of 17 senior faculty – all at the full or endowed chair level – have sent a letter to UNC Chancellor Carol Folt demanding the University take down Silent Sam.
Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols announced Tuesday he is dropping charges against the five remaining people accused of destroying a Confederate statue in Durham over the summer.
A new poll found Democrats have an edge in North Carolina in the upcoming midterm elections. The poll found Clinton supporters are cheering for UNC, and Trump supporters are cheering for Duke.