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Monday September 27th

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With over 50 buildings in severe condition, UNC's maintenance costs keep growing

UNC’s deferred maintenance backlog has grown to over $900 million and counting. The facilities condition index is a ratio of remedying a building’s deficiencies relative to the current building replacement value. A building in good condition has an FCI of less than or equal to 0.05; fair condition if between 0.05 and 0.10; poor condition if between 0.10 and 0.30, and severe condition if greater than 0.30. The average for all UNC buildings is 0.19, falling in the poor condition category.

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Dr.April Callis is the Assistant Director of the LGBTQ Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.

UNC celebrates LGBTQ+ community through its annual Pride Week Celebration

Pride Week this year featured a variety of virtual events, including a Pride baking party, an LGBTQ+ book club meeting, Pride wellness hour, Pride Pictionary and a Pride film screening. These events, held by different organizations around campus, are intended to celebrate the LGBTQ community on UNC’s campus and give students a space to connect with each other within the community. 

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Andy Thomason, UNC, DTH alum and author of "Discredited: The UNC Scandal and College Athletics' Amateur Ideal", poses for a virtual portrait in his home on Monday Apr. 12, 2021.

Former DTH editor-in-chief to publish book about UNC academic-athletic scandal

Andy Thomason, a UNC graduate and former editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel, wrote a book about the 2000s academic-athletic scandal that faced the University.  "Discredited: The UNC Scandal and College Athletics' Amateur Ideal" details accusations that first arose in 2010 that accused the University of being unethical and providing unequal opportunities to scholarship athletes. 

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