Dana Blohm


Advising takes on thousands of students

The line of students trying to reach academic advisers on Tuesday extended out the door and onto the quad. In a single day, 1,275 students flooded through the doors of Steele Building to either drop classes or declare them pass/D/D /fail on the last day possible.

Safe Ride UNC’s status unclear

Staff Writers Student Body President Mary Cooper has had early success in fulfilling her campaign platform, but the status of one large project is still unclear. Cooper’s Safe Ride Program, which would offer a flat-rate taxi service for students and Chapel Hill residents, was scheduled to be up and running in October. But Cooper said she is unsure of whether the project will meet that date because of some alterations to the original plan. “This is arguably one of the more challenging points of my platform,” Cooper said.