Both the North Carolina court system and UNC offer differing forms of no-contact orders — commonly called "restraining orders" — to victims of harassment, stalking, abuse or assault when they seek protection from their perpetrators. While each type of no-contact order varies by degree of enforcement and consequences, they all establish, on paper, measures prohibiting contact between involved individuals. But in reality, many victims have found that enforcement of these protective measures can fall on their shoulders alone, leaving them no more sense of protection than they felt before seeking official action.
Student participation in the computer science department at UNC has skyrocketed over the last decade, but issues have emerged from the department's inability to accommodate its newfound demand. While the number of declared or intended computer science majors has increased by more than tenfold since fall 2009, the department's faculty total has risen only 8.2 percent over the same time period. While the University recently extended a hint of incoming relief, the expectation remains that class cuts, reduced enrollment availability and other restrictive measures will make life increasingly difficult for computer science majors.
The Town of Chapel Hill suggests that affordable housing should cost no more than 30 percent of a household's income. However, the number of new "luxury" developments is increasing despite affordable housing efforts
As tensions rise between the US and China over trade, international students find themselves caught in the middle of the two superpowers.
The Conflict over Gaza conference, held at the University from March 22 to 24, aimed to “shed much needed light on the current realities in the Gaza Strip,” according to its webpage.
At the University Faculty Council meeting on Friday, members said goodbye to Chairperson Leslie Parise, proposed a resolution to investigate police conduct in light of recent protests and discussed the cap on the scholarship budget for need-based aid.
With Chancellor Carol Folt gone, her endeavor, the Campaign for Carolina, continues on. The initiative has outpaced its goal by raising $2.51 billion out of $4.25 billion in under two years.
The Advisory Committee hopes to appoint an interim chairperson by early April.
College campuses, including UNC, have come under fire recently for censoring controversial viewpoints, particularly those of conservatives. But how do students feel?
Many anti-Silent Sam protesters were in the courthouse during all four trials, and some mentioned a discomfort with the judge handing down the rulings.