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DTH Photo Illustration. A student checks their empty wallet while looking at student loan interest rates and the IRS website.

North Carolina to tax student loan forgiveness as income

In North Carolina, student loan forgiveness will be taxed as income under state law, the N.C. Department of Revenue announced Aug. 31. Loan forgiveness will not be taxed as income on the federal level, according to the Biden administration.  Gov. Roy Cooper urged Republican legislators  — who hold the majority in the N.C. House of Representatives and Senate  — to exempt these loans from taxation in a Sept. 14 press release. 

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Former UNC historian Cecelia Moore, Burton Craige ('75), Walter Jackson ('67), Bill Taylor ('66), and Hugh Stevens ('65), the core conspirators behind the Silent Sam lawsuit, stand atop the area where the former Confederate Monument once sat on Friday, Sept. 16. 2022.

'It's important they understand:' Leaders in Silent Sam reversal aim to educate next generation

This fall brings the first academic year that a full campus of undergraduate students will have never walked past the Silent Sam statue. Alumni and community members involved in the reversal of the $2.5 million Silent Sam settlement gathered this past week to reflect on the case.  "Even though progress might be slow, over the long term, it is possible to implement change in a system that seems so resistant to change," Walter Jackson, chairperson of UNC's Black Pioneers and a 1967 UNC alumnus, said. 

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Head coach Mack Brown walks off the field after the game versus Florida A&M at Kenan Stadium n Aug. 27. The Heels won 56-24.

Analysis: What might conference realignment mean for UNC's Olympic sports?

The potential for conference realignment, driven by increased financial benefits from football and men's basketball TV contacts, would have significant impacts for Olympic sports and local rivalries. If North Carolina chooses to leave the ACC, the program would likely reap the rewards of larger TV deals, and some players could profit from bigger NIL agreements.  Despite this, it will be the athletes who will have to deal with the potential consequences of what comes with realignment — the positive, the negative and the unknown.

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