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Ira Wilder


Opinion

Farewell Column: I'm going to sleep

"I’m the first to leave every party I go to. My bed and I have a passionate affair that I refuse to cut short in the name of social graces. I always know when to say my goodbyes. And while I’m not a senior, it’s time I say goodbye to The Daily Tar Heel."

University

'Exceptionally distinguished scholars': Meet four incoming Hussman professors

Four newcomers — Shelvia Dancy, Michelle LaRoche, Marisa Porto and Peter Sherman — bring a heap of interdisciplinary experience and enhance ongoing commitments to diversity within the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) demoted the School to provisional accreditation in April 2022, citing the school to be out of compliance with its standards for diversity and inclusiveness, specifically in faculty retention and recruitment.

News

Breaking down the lawsuits involving UNC in 2022

The University and its affiliated bodies faced several major lawsuits over the course of this year.  There have been no settlements or final rulings in cases involving affirmative action, alleged discrimination in the Kenan-Flagler Business School and unused fees during the pandemic, but a settlement was reached between the University and Nikole Hannah-Jones. 

University

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in UNC affirmative action case

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding a case against UNC-Chapel Hill that could affect the fate of affirmative action — especially relating to considerations of race in college admissions.  The lawsuit, filed in 2014 by Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., alleged that the University's admissions processes violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.  The Court is expected to release its decision on the case next year. 

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Students take selfies with Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, after Pence delivered a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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David Boliek, chairperson of the UNC Board of Trustees, pats Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, on the back after Pence delivered a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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David Boliek, chairperson of the UNC Board of Trustees, shakes hands with Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, after Pence delivered a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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Mike Pence, former vice president of the United States, speaks to a room of students and community members during a speech on UNC's campus on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Pence was hosted by the UNC College Republicans in an event called "Saving America from the Woke Left."

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