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How stripping helped one UNC student pay her drug citation fees

After being caught with under an ounce of marijuana, one student said she turned to stripping to cover the hundreds of dollars in fees and court costs.  “My friends were stripping at a club, and you can make a lot of money doing that," she said. "So, I did it to make the money I needed.” In one night, she earned all the money to pay for her drug citation. It was her first time stripping, but it wouldn’t be her last.


11/13/2018 11:12pm

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Threats targeting UNC students take new meaning with connection to actual violence

The online account most involved in posting about UNC students is also the account most frequently interacted with by Robert Bowers, the alleged murderer of 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue last month. This discovery has made the constant influx of digital death threats and online harassment seem that much more real to the local activists on the receiving end.  “White supremacists are being radicalized online in the same way that ISIS radicalizes recruits,” said Heidi Beirich, director of the SPLC’s Intelligence Project.