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Zena Cardman, a 2010 alumna who also got a master’s degree in marine science at UNC, is one of 12 people in NASA’s 2017 Astronaut Class. Features editor Brinley Lowe asked Cardman about her career and time at UNC.
She tries to sleep. She tries to study. But it’s hard. She’s preoccupied.
The Campus Y, located at the north end of Polk Place, is more than the home to a great cup of coffee at In the Meantime — it’s also the home to more than 30 clubs that advocate for solutions to social injustices. Here’s our guide to all 30, organized by broader mission and in alphabetical order.
The breakdown of UNC’s incoming class doesn’t vary much year to year. The percentage of out-of-state students always hovers around 18 percent, where it has been capped for more than three decades. For the past four incoming classes, the range of the middle 50 percent of ACT scores hasn’t budged: 28-33. And, infamously, the gender ratio has tilted a little more female each year, at 58-42, 59-41 and 60-40 for the rising senior, junior and sophomore classes.
“To a Friend Somewhere in Chicago” is a personal letter to an old friend. But unlike most letters, it doesn’t have just one reader — or any readers at all, really. Instead, it has an audience.
Melissa Claire Egan, famous for playing Annie on “All My Children” and Chelsea on “The Young and the Restless,” graduated from UNC with a degree in dramatic art in 2003. Features Editor Brinley Lowe asked Egan about her career and time at UNC.
From a march that protested the decision to privatize the Student Stores to demonstrations organized by the Real Silent Sam Coalition to the walkout when Margaret Spellings was sworn in as UNC-system president, the 2015-2016 academic year was full of demonstrations.
UNC Muslim Students Association filed a petition that asked the University to reject a $867,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism program.
After eight complaints, two injunctions, seven hearings and two candidate disqualifications, the student body president election will happen today, almost a month after the original election day — Feb. 14.
Student Congress members questioned UNC Board of Elections chairperson Paul Kushner on Tuesday about comments he made to student body president candidate Maurice Grier when he was unknowingly being recorded over the phone.
Student body president candidates Maurice Grier and Elizabeth Adkins debated in the UNC Young Democrats debate in Manning Hall. Senior writer Brinley Lowe live-tweeted the debate.
After hearing a complaint from Travis Broadhurst against the UNC Board of Elections, the UNC Student Supreme Court has halted the student body president elections until further notice. Students will still vote on the graduate governance referendum Thursday.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misstated a statement from Provost Jim Dean. Dean said the Trump administration's policy on immigration could change, not the University's. The story has been updated to reflect this. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misstated the nature of the second complaint against the Matthew McKnight campaign. The second complaint says the McKnight campaign is responsible for knowingly submitting a false complaint — when Shriver resubmitted her complaint on Feb. 16. The story has been updated to reflect this. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
Student Congress’ Rules and Judiciary Committee voted to formally recommend six new members to the Board of Elections Tuesday.
Sammie Espada, a self-described feminist and activist, was on the frontlines of politics at UNC long before she declared her candidacy.
UNC students have six choices for who will lead them in the 2017-18 academic year — Sammie Espada, Matthew McKnight, Elizabeth Adkins, Joe Nail, Maurice Grier and Travis Broadhurst.
Four students declared their candidacy for student body president at the UNC Board of Elections meeting Monday — Samantha Espada, Matthew McKnight, Joseph Nail and Elizabeth Adkins.
When Ivy Hardy was elected to Student Congress in 2013, she decided to join finance committee so the committee, which had about 20 members at the time, would have more than one woman on it.
The Carolina Union Board of Directors voted unanimously on Oct. 12 to make the menstrual products in the Union’s gender-neutral and women’s bathrooms free.