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Wednesday October 27th

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UNC hosts 13th annual HIV/AIDS symposium in honor of World AIDS Day

Doctors, nurses, research assistants and medical students gathered to listen to the latest information in HIV/AIDS research Thursday in honor of World AIDS Day. UNC hosted the 13th annual HIV/AIDS symposium from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Bioinformatics building, with experts in the field. “You get front row seats to cutting-edge HIV research,” said Michele Bailey, the program coordinator for the North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center.

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Not so activist here at UNC

There’s no doubt that UNC has a history of activism. Last year, we celebrated 150 years of the Campus Y, and in October, a commemorative plaque was laid for the fight against the 1963 Speaker Ban Law. So I’ve been surprised by the muted campus response to the Occupy movement.

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The NC probation system is still seeing changes three years after Eve Carson's murder

Three years after former Student Body President Eve Carson’s murder exposed cracks in the N.C. probation system and prompted a total overhaul, practices are still changing. Reforms to be implemented Dec. 1 and Jan. 1 will make it harder to revoke probation, will require that all felons are supervised upon prison release and will reroute offenders from prison to probation.

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