UNC has found dangerous levels of lead in the water in six buildings with the potential for more. North Carolina schools face an increase in teacher and staff vacancies. UNC students struggle to afford housing as rent prices have spiked. Alumni are fighting back against the University’s decision to tear down the ROTC building. Zombies invaded campus this week to urge students to prepare for emergencies.
People who live near campus want the town to crack down on disruptive partying. UNC’s business school dean unexpectedly announces his retirement. A $25 million donation will fund a new suicide prevention institute. A split in the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ issues leaves local congregations re-affirming their values. Students get cheap new wheels at a campus bike auction.
Some North Carolina cities are helping restaurants and bars rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic by creating social drinking districts. The arrest of a Carolina student sparks outrage across campus. UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media welcomes a new dean who hopes to address diversity concerns. A rare trip to Boone for the Tar Heel football team has led to high ticket prices. Seniors are excited to experience their first normal semester in three years.