After being caught with under an ounce of marijuana, one student said she turned to stripping to cover the hundreds of dollars in fees and court costs. “My friends were stripping at a club, and you can make a lot of money doing that," she said. "So, I did it to make the money I needed.” In one night, she earned all the money to pay for her drug citation. It was her first time stripping, but it wouldn’t be her last.
The announcement comes exactly one week after UNC-system President Margaret Spellings' plan to leave her position was made public.
Numerous residents living on the second floor of Winston Residence Hall have reported that the bathroom has been the site of numerous fecal incidents. Residents have experienced seeing human feces on the walls, floors and on toilets (not in).
At 11:02 a.m., the National Hurricane Center announced that Hurricane Florence had been increased to a Category 4 hurricane, with a projected path toward the Carolinas. By 1:43 p.m., Alert Carolina released a statement that until further notice, classes and operations would run as scheduled.
This week's office DJ, assistant University desk editor Kate Karstens, is here to help you appreciate an album beyond the singles.
An individual claiming to be David Duke sent an email to multiple UNC faculty after the removal of Silent Sam, stating that he and other "pro-western groups" will be protesting at UNC on an upcoming weekend.
On Wednesday, August 22, at 5:30 pm, the UNC Department of Philosophy will host Stephen Dubner, co-author of New York Times bestseller Freakonomics, and host of Freakonomics Radio. Before his lecture at Gerrard Hall, Dubner spoke to The Daily Tar Heel about what brought him to UNC, how to handle fame and how to bring the Freakonomics mindset to campus.
At the protest against Silent Sam on Monday, August 20, Maya Little gave remarks before the group marched on McCorkle Place, and hours later, removed the statue from its pedestal. She spoke about her experience with police at previous protests, as well as her continued dissent of the Confederate monument on campus. The next day, she spoke with The Daily Tar Heel about her relationship with protesters, her criminal and honor court charges and her next steps.
UNC offers many public safety opportunities from the P2P bus system to the LiveSafe app. Police even host events with students to make them feel more comfortable on campus. Keep reading for more tips on how to stay safe at school.
Think you're safe after stealing a brick? Think again. The UNC Police department views it as a criminal offense, and Carolina Housing punishes those found with bricks in their rooms.
Graduate and Professional Federation Senate met for the first time this semester on Tuesday night.