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Wednesday October 20th

Student Life


UNC Student Congress to elect new speaker

The gavel that reigns over Student Congress will change hands tonight. Sophomores Connor Brady and Paige Comparato have announced that they are running for speaker of Student Congress, a position that moderates debate during congressional meetings and serves on various advisory committees.

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Leimenstoll nominates student government’s top officers

When Student Body President–elect Will Leimenstoll was choosing his executive branch officers, he said he kept the legacy of Eve Carson in mind. Leimenstoll said that while reading the eulogies for the former student body president, who was killed in 2008, he was inspired by the idea that UNC should be an “institution of excellence with a heart.”

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Honor system task force looks at possibilities for change

Reform of the University’s honor system is still in its early stages, but administrators and student leaders say the scope of the changes will be broad. The honor system task force, which was created in the fall to reform the system, will divide discussion into three categories: the system’s history, attitudes about it and peer systems.

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