2/13/2015 7:27pm

Student Congress passes resolution about Alert Carolina's timeliness

“I heard from a lot of people who were upset about how Alert Carolina handled the situation,” said Peter McClelland, speaker pro-tempore of student congress. McClelland introduced a resolution calling for answers in regards to the delay in email notification and the absence of text notification, he said. “To my knowledge, there are some students that didn’t get this information at all, until it was on the news,” said Ivy Hardy, speaker of student congress.

2/12/2015 1:28am

Photo courtesy of Ayesha Ahmad Photography.

Deah Shaddy Barakat: ‘People really loved the guy’

The deeds Deah Shaddy Barakat did for others could be as massive as raising thousands of dollars for the dental health of Syrian refugees — or as simple and sweet as surprising a friend with a toy helicopter he’d never had as a kid.

2/12/2015 12:26am

Jenny Surane is the 2014-15 Editor-in-Chief. She is a senior business journalism major from Cornelius.

Column: A hard line to walk

The job of student journalists is an odd one. We have minds that are made for social media but pens that are held to the rules of traditional media.

2/11/2015 6:11pm

Karen Hicks (center) is the wife of Craig Stephen Hicks, the man who has been arraigned on three separate counts of first-degree murder for a shooting Tuesday night at Finley Forest Condominiums. Michele L. English (left) and Robert N. Maitland II (right) are representing Hicks.

Wife of accused shooter speaks out

At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Karen Hicks — the wife of the man being charged with the death of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill — emphasized her belief that Tuesday's triple homicide was not religiously motivated.