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Sunday June 26th

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	UNC students Krissi Fajgenbaum and Gabriel Whaley are up for the People Magazine Reader’s Choice Hero Award.

Two UNC students finalists for People Magazine’s hero award

Two UNC students have emerged ahead of a year’s worth of fellow “heroes” to be named finalists for People Magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Hero award. Krissi Fajgenbaum, a freshman, and Gabriel Whaley, a senior, both founded nonprofit organizations that caught the magazine’s attention.

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No slap on the wrist: Response sent the right message to the NCAA, but questions remain for UNC.

As the University took care to note in a 111-page response to the NCAA’s allegations Monday, the athletic department’s history is almost entirely scandal-free. But considering the gravity of the football team’s violations, “almost” means nothing. The University showed an understanding of that point in answering the NCAA’s allegations with hefty self-imposed punishment; however, there are questions left to answer.

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UNC language courses studied

UNC-system administrators are working to expand foreign language learning opportunities for students as part of an initiative they hope will save money in the long run.

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UNC, Chapel Hill share politicians

Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton became the youngest elected political figure in the state’s history when he joined the Chapel Hill Town Council at age 21, but he started his political career even earlier as an undergraduate student at UNC. Chilton, a 1993 UNC graduate, is one of many candidates in this year’s local elections who got their political start during their time at the University.

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