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Monday December 6th

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The Duke University Chapel on Duke’s West Campus, as photographed in 2017, serves as a symbol of the university.

Column: UNC's settlement distribution from antitrust lawsuit reflects inequity in higher ed

In August, a federal judge approved a $19 million settlement between thousands of faculty members at UNC and Duke to resolve a class-action lawsuit asserting that the two universities colluded not to steal faculty from each other. Duke and UNC allegedly held a “no-poach understanding” that reached back decades. Essentially, each university promised not to steal professors and faculty members from the other. This agreement violates state and federal antitrust laws. Neither Duke nor UNC-Chapel Hill admitted any wrongdoing in the settlements of either lawsuit. 

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A single-family home next to an apartment complex in the Cameron-McCauley Historic District is pictured on Oct. 29.

Column: The blight of historic preservation

"While keeping a standard as intricate as Chapel Hill’s historic district would render new projects unattractive to developers, maintaining some sort of form-based code while also allowing denser development could open the door to more affordable housing. By loosening some of our town’s zoning regulations and historic preservation restrictions, we can have a middle ground between gigantic apartment complexes and small, single-family homes."

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Freshman forward Emily Murphy (35) moves the ball past the defense at the home game against Northwestern on Sept 2. UNC won 2-0.

UNC women's soccer defeats Miami, falls short of ACC Tournament for the first time ever

Fresh off of a home win against Notre Dame, the No. 7 North Carolina women's soccer team (12-2-3, 5-2-3 ACC) traveled to Coral Gables, where it defeated the Miami Hurricanes (4-12, 1-9 ACC), 4-0. Despite the win, the Tar Heels finished seventh in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team lost the sixth-place tie breaker, preventing it from reaching the ACC Championships for the first time in program history.

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