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Tuesday October 19th

Sara Gregory


News

FAQ: What you need to know about the intruder break-ins

In the last week, four student homes have been broken into all under similar circumstances. Police are still looking for the man, described in the first incidents as a “6-foot-tall black male, with a medium build and very short hair.” Here’s what you need to know about the break-ins and how to protect yourself.

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News

Kenan-Flagler Business School launches online MBA program

UNC shared Monday its plans to develop an online MBA program, the first to be offered by a top-ranked business school and a major move by the University into the business of online higher education. The program, MBA@UNC, is a joint one between the Kenan-Flagler Business School and 2tor, a New York-based startup focusing on online education. MBA@UNC Executive Director Susan Cates said it is a chance to “redefine global business education.”

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Sports

More named who gave benefits to football players

UNC has named new people who gave gifts and other benefits to football players, including three former teammates. Additionally, the University provided a disassociation letter from athletic director Dick Baddour to Jennifer Wiley, a former tutor. The letter to Wiley says that UNC learned that she gave players financial assistance in excess of $2,000 in 2010. It also says that in 2009 and 2010 she gave inappropriate academic assistance.

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Sports

Agents named in UNC records

New records from UNC name three people who provided illegal benefits to football players, including a representative from one of the nation’s largest sports agencies. The individuals — Chris Hawkins, Michael Katz and Todd Stewart — are named in five reinstatement letters the University submitted to the NCAA. The letters give new insight into the extent to which UNC players violated rules prohibiting gifts and monetary benefits.

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Opinion

Let's all learn from Coples' mistake

Thursday, UNC students got another reminder to mind what they say online. It started when junior defensive end Quinton Coples posted a Tweet disparaging gays. His apology, posted a few hours later, wasn’t much better: “im not aginst gay people im just heterosexual.” Reaction against Coples’ tweet was swift. Steve Kirschner, the athletic department’s spokesman, said at first he hadn’t seen the tweet but “clearly, it’s inappropriate.”

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Sara Gregory
Sports

Raw Footage: NCAA Investigation Press Conference

UNC football coach Butch Davis, Chancellor Holden Thorp and athletic director Dick Baddour spoke at a press conference on Thursday about the possibility of academic misconduct found between student-athletes on the football team and a former student tutor employed by the University.

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