HONOR SYSTEM


9/30/2014 12:37am

Working group talks athletic department's interactions with Honor Court

Less than a month after four football players were sent to the student attorney general for being accused of assaulting redshirt freshman wide receiver Jackson Boyer during training camp, the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group reviewed the Department of Athletics’ procedures for interacting with the Honor Court. 


8/29/2013 12:02am

New Honor Court leaders push transparency

ånna Sturkey, the student attorney general for the Honor Court this year, said she knows there are a lot of eyes on the honor system. The Honor Court and system as a whole has made many headlines throughout the past few years, especially regarding its procedure when handling sexual assault cases.


8/15/2013 5:21pm

Sexual Assault Task Force continues work

The University’s Sexual Assault Task Force will continue rewrites of the Honor Code this fall — despite its original goal to have recommendations ready by the time students returned to school.


7/10/2013 1:48pm

New retaliation probe announced

Despite a pre-emptive external review completed by the University weeks ago, a third federal investigation regarding UNC’s handling of sexual assault cases now looms.


6/11/2013 11:50pm

Task force debates definition of sexual assault

The University’s Sexual Assault Task Force is taking a measured approach as it attempts to bring clarity and accessibility to UNC’s Honor Code — but qualms about the power dynamics of the group have been raised.


6/11/2013 11:07pm

Administrators should redefine Honor Court's reach

Chancellor Holden Thorp’s recent decision to suspend and review a provision of the Honor Code is a step in the right direction for the University — but it’s not the only reform the Honor System needs.


6/5/2013 3:18pm

The call for help

With the number of calls to emergency medical services for student alcohol overdoses rising, and new statewide legislation in place to encourage calling for help, the University is now facing a bigger question — what, if any, consequences these students should face.