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Tuesday September 27th

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DTH Photo Illustration. Graduate schools are no longer requiring the GRE- a standardized test previously used for admission.

GRE testing no longer required for all UNC graduate school admissions

UNC’s Graduate School Administrative Board recently passed a motion that will no longer require Graduate Record Exam (GRE) standardized testing in the admission process for graduate schools.  Individual programs will still be allowed to opt-in to requiring the GRE as part of the admissions process.  “Really look at standardized testing," UNC senior Kristina Vaher said. "You just learn how to take the test, you learn how they want you to answer certain questions on the test. You’re not really increasing your ability to learn in any other aspect." 

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DTH Photo Illustration. The cost of running shoes adds to the inaccesability of running.

Column: The financial barrier to running

"When runners, myself included, evangelize about running, we like to talk about how accessible it is. We preach that "anyone can do it!" But running mile after mile, passing runner after runner, each wearing a different shoe with a different price, I realized how incorrect that statement is."

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First-year pre-business student Hannah Vance enjoys a coffee chat with junior psychology student Marleny Nolasco in Stone & Leaf Cafe on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

Editorial: It's time to get rid of Friday classes

"The University has also introduced 'Well Being days' in recent semesters. These sporadic days off were put in place to support student mental health. While this is a step in the right direction, I propose that the University take things a step further — it is time we move to a four-day school week."

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Frat Court Flea takes place on Sept. 23, 2022.

Column: The tyrannical rise of vintage markets

"In 2022, there were so many separate vintage markets (Tar Heel Market, Frat Court Flea and Franklin Street Market Fest, to name a few), that there was no way they could all stay in business. They had the exact same concept, clientele and clothes. They were each other’s greatest competition, and something had to give."

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