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Wednesday October 27th

2020 Coronavirus Outbreak


The north side of Spencer Residence Hall faces Franklin Street on Sunday, Mar. 1, 2020. Built in 1924, Spencer was the first all-female residence hall, but is now co-ed.

Hundreds co-sign letter asking UNC to pay campus RAs through the semester

After receiving an email stating that their positions will be terminated on April 1, a group of resident advisers wrote a letter to Carolina Housing, requesting to be paid the remainder of their stipends following the COVID-19-related residence hall closures.  Before sending this letter, student staff received an email from Carolina Housing updating their status, stating that no final decisions have been made about compensation after March 31. While Carolina Housing said it will wait for guidance from the UNC System, other universities such as N.C. State and UNC-Charlotte have made plans to compensate RAs. 

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The Daily Tar Heel's Co-Photo Editor Maya Carter poses for a portrait on Sept. 15, 2019. Carter, class of 2020, is a psychology major. 

Office DJ: We gon' be alright

Co-photo Editor Maya Carter shares the songs that are keeping her spirits up now that March Madness, commencement and basically everything else has been cancelled or postponed in "Ms. Rona's wake." 

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