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Wednesday October 20th

Student Life


UNC vice president stipend upheld

The UNC student body vice president’s position will remain open to all students — regardless of financial means. Student Congress tried to sustain Student Body President Will Leimenstoll’s veto of a bill that would have eliminated the vice president’s $2400 annual stipend at a meeting Tuesday.

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Honor system’s autonomy intact after reform of sexual assault policy

When Chancellor Holden Thorp issued a call for reform of the honor system last summer, the system’s student leaders vowed to retain the institution’s most tradition-bound characteristic — its entirely student-led structure. But with last week’s approval of a new sexual assault policy — one that removes cases from the jurisdiction of the honor system effective Aug. 1 — the institution’s autonomy was called into question.

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Student government to analyze whether student fees are used efficiently

With in-state tuition set in stone, student government will have a chance to examine another area in which it has some influence: student fees. The UNC-system Board of Governors passed a two-year tuition plan this year that sets increases for the 2012-2013 academic year. If approved by the N.C. General Assembly, campuses would not be able to change the rate of the fee increase, but would be able to reallocate the money.

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