Yoon Ju Chung
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced last week abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the first woman featured on American currency in more than a century.
“Violence structures everyday life,” said Adriane Lentz-Smith to a crowd of about 50 UNC students and faculty in Chapman Hall Friday.
About a third of North Carolina children from low-income families — who make less than $25,000 annually — are able to climb up the economic ladder as they grow up, according to a report released by Durham-based nonprofit Manpower Development Corp.
Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show and her “Formation” music video triggered police unions in Miami, Tampa and Nashville to boycott any off-duty security work for her upcoming concerts — but Raleigh’s police union unanimously voted not to boycott.
N.C. State University will stop Keuka College from using its mascot, the Wolfpack, at the end of this school year due to its infringement on N.C. State's trademark.
The Obama administration proposed an expansion of the Pell Grant program by $2 billion in early January to increase the number of low-income students who graduate on time.
Winners of seven deadlocked North Carolina municipal elections were chosen at random last week — by flipping a coin or selecting pens of different colors.
Heavy rain has soaked North Carolina for the last two weeks — 10 inches beyond the Raleigh-Durham area's average of 38 inches.
Since ISIS seized control of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Syria, in May, the nation's cultural heritage has continued to be targeted — most recently with the destruction of the Arch of Triumph. Staff writer Yoon Ju sat down with Jennifer Gates-Foster, a UNC assistant professor of classical archaeology, who said this destruction should be classified as a war crime because it obliterates traces of Syrian history. The Daily Tar Heel: Why is the city of Palmyra and the Arch of Triumph historically important? Jennifer Gates-Foster: Palmyra was a trading hub and a point of contact among a lot of communities that were active in the Roman era.
If you're the kind of person who turns in assignments before deadline or shows up to class 15 minutes early, North Carolina has good news for you — you can now vote in the North Carolina primary 12 days before it's scheduled to happen.
The guest list for President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address might have communicated more about American politics than the president's speechwriter.
Students at Duke University remain shaken by the finding of a noose made of a thin yellow rope on campus last week. And it hit particularly hard given that it has been just two weeks since drunken white male students chanted a racist song that alluded to lynching at a black female student.
Last June, a user on the public records site, MuckRock, requested consumer complaints from the publicly funded train company, Amtrak. But after nine months of waiting, Conor Skelding received 317 pages of complaints so heavily redacted, they make declassified military documents seem transparent.