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7/9/2020 10:52pm

Silent Sam, a Confederate monument on campus, was defaced with red paint on Monday, Apr. 30, 2018.

NC Superior Court dismisses part of complaint in DTH open meetings suit over Silent Sam

A North Carolina Superior Court judge has dismissed a portion of the DTH Media Corporation's complaint against the UNC System and Board of Governors. The complaint accused the groups of violating North Carolina Open Meetings Law to negotiate its $2.5 million settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans in November 2019 and pay the group $74,999 in a separate agreement.

7/9/2020 1:08am

Members of the Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) at UNC pose at a meeting. Photo courtesy of Francesca Del Posso.

'A really cruel move': International students express concern over ICE visa restrictions

On July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced changes to temporary exemptions for students on F-1 and M-1 visas taking online classes in the fall because of the pandemic. Under the exemptions, students who are taking an entirely remote course load are not allowed to remain in the country, and if they do not leave or take measures like transferring to another school with in-person classes, they face potential deportation. 


7/8/2020 9:53pm

Junior receiver Greg Little (8) recorded 265 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns. Photo by Margaret Cheatham Williams from the DTH Archives.

Austin, Sturdivant, Little: A look at UNC football's last top 10 class

With the marquee signing of five-star cornerback Tony Grimes on June 30, North Carolina’s football recruiting class of 2021 is now slated No. 3 in the nation, according to 247Sports. The last time the Tar Heels recruited a top 10 class was in 2007, the first recruiting class to come in under then-head coach Butch Davis.


7/7/2020 9:50pm

Hamilton Hall, home to many Social Justice classes, pictured on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

UNC professor accused of ignoring students of color's concerns over role-playing class

A UNC sociology professor is under fire for the use of role-playing pedagogy in his classroom after a student went public with allegations that he created an unsafe learning environment for students of color within his Social and Economic Justice class last semester.  The student also said she felt her issues with the class were at times “blatantly ignored and unaddressed” and that the professor didn’t initiate conversations regarding her and other students’ concerns about how the class addressed issues of race.


7/7/2020 5:47pm

Branch of Chase Bank located on West Franklin St. in Downtown Chapel Hill

We looked into the COVID-19 relief loan data for Chapel Hill and Carrboro

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was funded by the CARES Act relief package in March of this year. The program provides loans to qualifying businesses to cover up to two months of payroll expenses. Applications were reopened on Monday, and the new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8.