STUDENT LIFE


11/14/2011 4:24pm

ASG use of student fees in question

In a time of budget constrictions, every penny of spending is under review — and concerns about the UNC-sytem Association of Student Governments’ effective use of student fees have been pushed into the spotlight yet again.


11/10/2011 2:07pm

Mary's midterm report

Since assuming the student body presidency in April, Mary Cooper has wasted little time pursuing her platform goals. After putting a face on the deep cuts to the University’s funding with a coordinated summer lobbying effort, Cooper presented ambitious plans for her “big three” platform goals.


11/9/2011 11:52pm

A time for re?ection, and a look ahead

It’s been more than seven months since the Cooper Administration took office. Though it’s a little hard to believe how fast the time is flying by, we are excited about what we have accomplished so far and what we will accomplish in the next few months.


11/2/2011 12:37am

Progress report: Cooper’s executive branch

The Cooper administration’s self-evaluation was released Monday in the form of its annual October report. It details progress in major platform areas and new projects. Though some projects are on their way to completion, others have stalled.


11/1/2011 11:46pm

Student Congress asks for legal aid

The rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress passed a bill Tuesday that would provide students legal representation in front of the Student Supreme Court. The revision to Title III of the Student Code would create a student legal counsel service and provide students with representation before the court.


10/30/2011 4:16pm

Faculty adviory committee recommends more education on honor system

Educating faculty members about the nuances of the student-run honor system is the first major goal to emerge from the faculty honor system advisory committee. The newly formed committee met for the first time Friday to discuss how the members could best aid the honor system and increase faculty involvement.


10/16/2011 4:25pm

Faculty Council divided over Honor Court

Reform of the University’s honor system is still in its early stages, and it has become clear that faculty in charge of the effort have their work cut out for them. Widespread faculty dissatisfaction with the student-led system was on display Friday, with members of the Faculty Council voicing harsh criticisms of the system at the body’s monthly meeting.


10/11/2011 4:45pm

The Interview: Student Attorney General Jon McCay

Jon McCay certainly looks the part of attorney general, sitting across from me in a collared shirt, speaking in the measured manner of someone who has spent countless hours giving closing statements and preparing cross-examinations. If we weren’t sitting five feet away from the Pit, it would be easy to forget that McCay is a student here too.