The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is moving forward with a series of open houses in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia throughout January, though opposition from advocacy groups remains vocal. The pipeline is in its planning and proposal stage, with the proposed 550-mile route — ending in Robeson County, N.C.
Attorney General Roy Cooper’s proposal for cameras on all North Carolina public school buses has gained supportfrom the Child Fatality Task Force and the North Carolina School Boards Association.
With the election of Thom Tillis to the U.S. Senate on Nov. 4, six Republican state lawmakers have entered the race to succeed him as N.C. Speaker of the House.
Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall, built on Aug. 15, 1961, by the government of East Germany, remains one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War. Konrad H. Jarausch, UNC Lurcy Professor of European Civilization, spoke with The Daily Tar Heel staff writer Jungsu Hong about the anniversary of the fall.
North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race has the most negative political advertisements of any race in the nation — in one recent week, more than one negative TV ad aired every minute.
A new State Board of Education mandate will require North Carolina high schools in fall 2015 to adopt the same grading scale as many other school districts in the U.S. — switching from its seven-point grading scale to a 10-point grading scale.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday a national drop in the default rate on federal student loans — and though UNC’s rate remained low overall, the University experienced an increase in its default rate.