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Honor Code adds self-plagiarism rules

The practice typically called self-plagiarism — the act of turning in work you have done for one class as a separate assignment for a different class — isn’t really plagiarism at all, according to the Honor Code. At least, until a student government resolution to change that is adopted.

Christy Lambden reacts after hearing that he has won the the SBP elections. He won with 55% of the vote.

Lambden hits the ground running

After winning the student body president election Tuesday night, Christy Lambden said he feels like he’s on cloud nine. But before he takes office on April 2nd, Lambden said he has a lot to familiarize himself with.

Will Lindsey, junior, History and Political Science double major

Student body president candidates ?le complaints

Candidates Rob Jones and Christy Lambden filed two joint complaints Monday morning with the Board of Elections against candidates Hetali Lodaya and Will Lindsey, accusing them of unfair campaign practices in violation of Title VI of the Student Code.

Best of Alpine Bagel

We’ve all had those nights where going to Lenoir or Rams is out of the question. Sometimes the busy student just doesn’t have that kind of time.

Things everyone needs in his or her dorm room

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. We’re all going to be spending a lot more time in our rooms. But dorm rooms can be the most inconvenient places in the world when it comes to living. Check out these must-have items to make your room just like home.

My top 5 places to study on campus

It’s getting to be that time of year again — time to start buckling down for those finals you seriously need to pass. But when you get back to your room and your roommate’s having a rave and you just want everybody to shut up so you can study (or sleep)… We’ve all had those moments. Ever just wanted that quiet place you could go to try to study for hours on end without getting distracted? Yeah, me too. Check out these five places where you can forget about everything else besides biochemistry, for at least a little while.

Surviving the bicycle woes

Ever ridden your bike on campus? It’s an awesome thing to do, and it’s a great way to exercise and get from place to place quickly. That is, of course, until you get where you’re going and can’t find a space on a bike rack. Then you probably have to wind up attaching your bike to a tree, lamp post, or the side of the UL, or even worse, stashing it in the bathroom of whatever class building you’re in. Try these simple rules of bike etiquette to make sure your bicycle experience on campus is as easy as possible.

This day in UNC history: October 23

On October 23, 1953, University alumnus Andy Griffith spoke at the opening of a new addition to Venable Hall. Griffith, for the first time, presented his monologue “What it was, was football.” This monologue would be the one to make Griffith famous. During his monologue, Griffith portrays a country preacher who sees a football game, and in his complete naiveté is perplexed and confused by the game and its cultural phenomenon.

Four tips to survive the rest of the semester

Mid-semester grades are up, fall break is over, and everyone is gearing up for one of the busiest times of year here at UNC. The time between fall break and final exams is one where everyone seems to have papers to write, grades to improve, and finals to prepare for, and not a lot of time to spare. Check out these tips to help you better manage what time you do have when writing those papers and studying for exams, as well as some great ways to release that stress that never seems to go away this time of year.

Aaj Ka Dhamaka

If you like dance, and you like Anoop, then you’ll love Aaj Ka Dhamaka. This annual intercollegiate dance competition held at UNC showcases the best in South Asian dance.

The top 5 October events at UNC

Ok, so it’s not a hundred degrees out every day, the mosquitoes are quickly vanishing, and basketball season is just a few short weeks away. Check out a few of the fun things that typically go on this month on campus, and you’ll understand why Carolina loves the fall so much.

This day in UNC history: October 1

On October 1, 1856, Benjamin S. Hedrick, a chemistry professor, became the only faculty member in the history of the university to be dismissed because of his political beliefs. Hedrick openly supported Republican candidate John C. Fremont for the presidency of the United States. He was subsequently attacked in the Raleigh press, causing substantial scandal and embarrassment to the University.