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UNC kicked off its recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on Sunday with tabling in the Carolina Union by One Act and Heels United. In addition to signing pledges and handing out ribbons, this month will include workshops about sexual violence prevention, lectures and a Slut Walk.
While the average age for men and women to get married has been climbing in recent years, North Carolina has remained below the national average for age of first marriage, as well as percentage of inhabitants who are married.
The first intrauterine device (IUD) was introduced almost 50 years ago, providing a safe and reversible contraceptive alternative to traditional oral hormonal medication, commonly known as the pill. Today, Women’s* Health Services at UNC offers four different IUDs and a variety of other long term and short term reversible contraceptive services, and students are taking advantage of it.
It’s day five of junior Jessica Bolin and sophomore Alli Whitenack’s co-presidency at the Campus Y, and operations at UNC’s Center for Social Justice have not missed a beat.
While the number of U.S. college students smoking cigarettes has been increasing since 1993 to the current 33 percent, the use of e-cigarettes has been climbing since 2011.
In a democracy where checks and balances play the biggest role in balancing power between high-ranking officials, prosecutors slip between the cracks. As elected officials, the only check they face is voters, who sometimes neglect to vote if the prosecutor is running unopposed.
A week after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, UNC faculty have been asked to read a script outlining classroom emergency procedures.
Despite numerous praises that UNC’s diversity is remarkable and deserving of awards, such as the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from “INSIGHT into Diversity," its faculty is still over 75 percent white.
The UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Council approved a new attendance policy on Feb. 9. The old policy had not been holistically reviewed since its implementation in 1957.
Correction: In an earlier version of this article, Tabitha Festo's name was incorrectly spelled and misquoted Barcott. The story has been updated with the changes and The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
Elizabeth Adkins’ election to the student body presidency in 2017 has been labeled a “win” for Turning Point USA, a conservative activist organization.
In 2016, Georgetown University published a study showing mass underrepresentation of black students in lucrative STEM majors, but the best solution offered was “careful career planning.”
Of the 30,000 out-of-state residents who applied to UNC this year, only a handful will be granted admission, and even fewer will be offered a financial aid package. This roadblock has prevented thousands of potential out-of-state students from accepting their offer of admission, and the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid has its hands tied by North Carolina policies.
Staff writer Kate Karstens live-tweeted the first Graduate and Professional Student Federation Senate meeting of the semester.
With finals around the corner, students in Chapel Hill are taking study breaks by agreeing or disagreeing if “the course challenged (them) to think deeply about the subject matter," and selecting an empty bubble.
The University Affairs Committee assembled on Wednesday. Here’s the rundown:
In her first year as a graduate student at UNC, Abigail Lee applied for and received food stamps.
From her desk at the entrance of the newly renovated Carolina Basketball Museum, Angie King has watched coaches bring in visiting student-athletes in an attempt to secure a commitment to the UNC men’s basketball team.
The Compliance Line, a confidential hotline to report unethical behavior, will be re-launching in November. The new version will allow for more reports to be filed and easier access to the line through internet and phone.
With hurricane season in full swing, America is coping with relief efforts for Harvey, Irma, José and more. But UNC researchers and social programs are still focused on Hurricane Matthew and its ecological and societal impacts a year later.