Alexa Burrell


Code to guide conduct overseas

While on campus, students are required to adhere to the Honor Code, the “heart of integrity at Carolina.” But when they step off campus and are halfway around the world, there is no such code — which University leaders are trying to fix.

Innovate@Carolina hosts seminar for innovation and entrepreneurship

The leaders of Innovate@Carolina want to make it clear that there’s more to entrepreneurship than just ideas. Those in charge of the $125 million plan to make UNC a leading university in innovation and entrepreneurship hosted a seminar Thursday night to give a crowd of about 60 prospective entrepreneurs advice on legal and fund-raising issues.

Stolen football items lead DPS to ask for public's help

A recent theft at the Kenan Football Center has the Department of Public Safety scratching its head — and asking for help. On Oct. 21, two men entered the center and took two helmets in addition to other items, including T-shirts and jackets, said DPS spokesman Randy Young.

College Republican's Berlin Wall display stolen

Unlike the original Berlin Wall, which fell to great public spectacle in 1989, a replica made by UNC College Republicans quietly disappeared Tuesday morning on the 21st anniversary of the wall’s fall. The group planned to tear down the mock wall as part of the Young America’s Foundation Freedom Week and has reported the theft to campus police.

UNC School of Medicine to expand

The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine will expand its medical school to the UNC-system campuses in Asheville and Charlotte. The expansion, announced Tuesday, will allow UNC-CH to train more physicians with a focus on training for practice in rural areas.

UNC Department of Public Safety seeks stolen signs

Some students might think event signs or traffic equipment make funny dorm decorations. But campus officials aren’t in on the joke, saying students who take these types of items are committing a crime — even if they don’t realize it. The Department of Public Safety, as well UNC’s Department of Housing and Residential Education, asked on-campus students in an e-mail sent Thursday to return any stolen items

Juniors Alex Ward and Jenny Shen listen to professor Duane Deardorff. DTH/ Gladys Manzur

UNC uses Earth Day to shed light on environmental causes

With blue skies and sunshine, promoting environmental ideals at the Earth Day Fair on Thursday was easy.“The weather can help students appreciate the world around them and why the environment is important,” said Amy Preble, recycling and outreach coordinator for the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling.


Oldies, country songs, rock and of course, the Backstreet Boys could be heard through the halls of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union on Thursday night. The source of the music was the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight Alliance, which was holding its first “Queer-e-oke” Karaoke Contest.