Negron said she is open about her experiences because she wants to reach people who don’t think sexual assault is an issue at UNC. She wants you to know when she realized she’d forgotten her key to her residence hall — Craige North — she agreed to stay with her attacker because he was, after all, a friend.
When dealing with reports of sexual assault from students, the University faces a complex problem. “We want to have a system that is ultimately sufficiently simple enough that it is accessible,” said Dean of Students Jonathan Sauls.
Facing increased tuition and a turbulent economy, the foundation, which gives out tens of thousands of dollars to more than 200 UNC students each year, opted to decrease class size.
The swell of student opposition to proposed tuition hikes has been lead by four main organizations, each with different views of which tuition plan is best for the University and the student body.
The student body election season kicks off today and members of student government have their fingers crossed, hoping for a drama-free race for student body president.
Andrew Young learned the art of activism and nonviolent protests at the feet of Martin Luther King Jr. At the height of the civil rights movement, Young was King’s aide and close personal friend. In the years following King’s assassination, Young served in U.S. Congress and has since also been a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and mayor of Atlanta.
Taffye Clayton decided to devote her career to championing diversity 20 years ago because of her experiences as a UNC undergraduate.
On the night of March 4, 2008, Jayson McNeil received a call from his childhood friend Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. asking for a ride to Chapel Hill. Lovette, who is on trial for the March 5, 2008 murder of former Student Body President Eve Carson, asked McNeil to drive him and a friend he called “Rio” to Chapel Hill, where McNeil said Lovette planned to rob someone.
Today could be the last day of jury selection in the case of the man accused of killing former student body president Eve Carson. After getting off to a slow start, Judge Allen Baddour told potential jurors Thursday he is hopeful arguments in the trial of Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr.
The University’s proposal to raise in-state tuition by 15.6 percent next year will likely pass through the budget, finance and audit committee of the Board of Trustees today.