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DTH File. Students mourn around a memorial for James Cates in 2018 at the site where he was killed in 1970.

University announces plans to install a permanent memorial for James Cates

The University announced Friday that it will install a permanent memorial in The Pit dedicated to James Cates. This memorial announcement comes after years of community initiatives and activism to honor Cates and bring attention to racially-motivated violence. The Cates memorial will be part of ‘Build our Community Together,' one of the eight initiatives of the 'Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good' plan to increase diversity and inclusion, the University said. The James Cates Remembrance Coalition also proposed renaming the Student Stores building after Cates in June 2021. 

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Column: Ready, Set, Rate My Professors

"Welcome to my Rate My Professors Roundup. My Rodeo of Rankings. My Rad Review Rendezvous. Below I have included some real reviews I found on Rate My Professors for our beloved Carolina faculty. Okay, fine, some of them are more realistic than others — but feel free to use these as inspiration for future posts of your own."

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Pete Nance, a graduate transfer from Northwestern, speaks with reporters at a press conference in the Dean E. Smith Center on July 18, 2022.

Transfer Pete Nance looks to shift gears, flex his versatility for UNC men's basketball

At UNC, Pete Nance will look to take on a much more subdued role than what he played at Northwestern. Vying for the spotlight alongside the likes of Armando Bacot, Caleb Love, RJ Davis and Leaky Black may not be every NBA prospect’s first choice. But for Nance, joining UNC’s already loaded offensive arsenal will afford him the perfect opportunity to showcase what he considers one of his greatest assets — his versatility.

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Students cross South road on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Jan. 25, 2022.

Chapel Hill Police Department to increase pedestrian safety enforcement operations

The Chapel Hill Police Department will increase pedestrian safety enforcement operations — in addition to normal patrols — as students return to UNC and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, according to an announcement from the Town of Chapel Hill. This increased enforcement of pedestrian safety comes after recent accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists in Chapel Hill.  

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Senior psychology major Juliet Alegria "double masks" to study in Davis Library on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

UNC announces updated COVID-19 policies for fall semester return

UNC announced updated COVID-19 policies for the fall 2022 semester in a campus-wide email Friday. The University will not have any testing requirements for asymptomatic individuals on campus and will no longer provide voluntary asymptomatic testing.  Students who test positive for COVID and are living in residence halls can isolate at home or in their residence hall room. The University is not requiring vaccine attestation or re-entry testing, but both are encouraged. 

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