Despite protests, UNC tuition to rise

By Reema Khrais

More than a hundred student activists rallied in opposition to tuition increases before Friday's Board of Governors meeting. (Photo by Reema Khrais)

The cost of an education at the sixteen universities in the UNC system is on the rise. The Board of Governors approved tuition increases Friday averaging nearly 9 percent for in-state undergraduates.

After the vote, some students were waiting outside for the board members, chanting and yelling “shame on you” as they filed out of the meeting room.

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