STUDENT LIFE


9/28/2011 4:15pm

Administrators to consider gender-neutral housing proposal

After receiving a vote of symbolic support from Student Congress on Tuesday, a proposal to create a gender-neutral housing option is primed for consideration by University administrators. The proposal, which first gained student support early last spring, will be submitted to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston Crisp on Oct. 7.


9/20/2011 4:45pm

Student Congress passes changes to Student Code

On Tuesday night, the rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress passed changes to two titles of the Student Code, while eliminating another. Speaker of Student Congress Zach De La Rosa — the creator of the changes to the Student Code — led the meeting with his proposals, which were all passed unanimously by the committee. Titles I and IV were amended for clarity, while Title VII was completely removed.


9/18/2011 4:26pm

UNC Student Congress has trouble filling graduate seats

The problem of vacant seats — largely fueled by problems of interest among graduate students — has plagued Student Congress for years. Sixteen of the 42 seats in Student Congress are reserved for graduate students, but nine out of the 13 seats now vacant are graduate seats.


9/15/2011 4:51pm

Updated Student Code to be posted online today

An outdated version of the Student Code, UNC’s primary document governing student affairs, has been posted online for several months. But that should change today. Speaker of Student Congress Zach De La Rosa said the most updated version of the Student Code will be posted on the Student Congress website today.


8/29/2011 10:35pm

Edit: A no-no to going rogue

In calling for a review of the University’s honor system, faculty have concerns that, if accurate, are valid. They have criticized the court for closing them out — and occasionally imparting punishments perceived as overly lenient.