1/19/2012 4:22pm

ASG’s role in tuiton debate to be evaluated by UNC-CH student leaders

In the 1970s, the threat of in-state tuition increases from the N.C. General Assembly hit the UNC system — but with the efforts of a student group, the proposals were taken off the table. Robert Lucas, a former student body president of East Carolina University, formed a group that encompassed all 17 institutions in the system — the N.C. Association of Student Body Presidents.

12/6/2011 10:44pm

Zach De Larosa speaks at a meeting for potential student body president candidates.  Students interested in running for office met in the Union for the first optional candidates meeting for student government elections for next term.

Lower turnout this year for optional potential candidates meeting

The turnout for an optional potential candidates meeting held Tuesday — the unofficial kickoff of spring elections — was only half of what it was last year. Twenty-five students attended the meeting, designed to inform those interested in running for offices in student government next year of the process.

11/27/2011 4:47pm

UNC's sexual assault policies lag behind federal standards

The University has yet to implement new sexual assault guidelines prompted by the U.S. Department of Education last spring. While administrators planned to have new policies enacted this fall, the handling of sexual assault cases has instead fallen on the back-burner, leaving the University’s Honor Court in limbo.