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Tuesday August 16th

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DTH Photo Illustration. UNC has begun the switch to Canvas. Professors have to choice between Sakai and Canvas.

UNC makes the switch from Sakai to Canvas

This fall, UNC will begin the transition from using Sakai for course websites to using Canvas — the learning management system with the largest market share in North America — in its place. Instructors will have the option to use either Sakai or Canvas this upcoming semester, meaning that students may be using both learning systems for their courses. 

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Students navigate the Pit on the first day of classes, Aug. 18.

Column: Beating the heat on campus poses a challenge

"Picture this: Excited for their first day of college, a naïve, innocent first-year who’s grown accustomed to COVID-19 isolation decides to dress up. They wear a collared shirt and a pair of pants and embark upon their 20-minute walk from South Campus to the FedEx Global Center. Once they get there, they rush to the bathroom only to realize they are drenched in sweat.  "Last year, dear readers, I was that innocent, wide-eyed first-year."

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