Some students' expectations for sleep — or a lack thereof due to parties, events and late nights in Davis Library — might be off-base, according to research at the University of Pennsylvania.
It’s no secret that UNC’s Biology department has something of a reputation. The biology major is the University’s most common, and is known throughout the school for its difficulty. Much of UNC’s massive research budget runs through the department, and the department’s growth shows no signs of slowing down. Much of the Biology department’s current status is owed to one man: former professor and department chair Larry Gilbert, who passed away on Monday.
There are many stresses related to going to college — financial, academic and, for some students, legal troubles. Luckily enough for students finding themselves in legal trouble, Carolina Student Legal Services is available, free of charge.
Halloween - a time of year as American as apple pie, as wild as literally anything from Australia. Halloween and Halloweekend are major events at Carolina, so staff writer Cy Neff ask students what they thought about this horrifyingly hallowed Holiday.
UNC’s Retired Faculty Association offers up answers to former university professors who are retired but still looking to stay professionally active. UNC's RFA aims to offer a chance for professors to extend their impact on the University.
Living independently in college can bring unforeseen responsibilities: dealing with landlords, utility bills, cooking and loneliness. Some students adopt a pet, thinking it will add comfort and joy to their lives. But pets can bring on unexpected problems, something that junior Asia Chance became familiar with after adopting their dog Simba.
The Shuford family wanted to make a difference. With an $18 million donation, the entrepreneurship program will certainly feel the lasting effects of the Shuford's gift.
Citing Titles IV and VI of the Civil Rights Act, students and faculty from UNC signed onto a letter threatening a lawsuit if the University did not take down Silent Sam. The letter was sent by lawyer Hampton Dellinger to UNC Systems President Margaret Spellings and Chancellor Carol Folt.
Around halfway into his speech Tuesday night, painter Peter Williams projected a photo of a tree with multiple lynching victims hanging from its limbs. “This was not uncommon in the early 20th century. As blacks prospered, entire towns were wiped off the map,” Williams said. “Because a lot of people saw it as ‘you got too big in life, you’re coming down.'”
Environmentally conscious students now have a new reason to be proud of UNC: the University jumped from rank 39 to 28 on the Sierra Club's rankings of sustainable universities.