UNC leaders plan to announce a decision about the future of Silent Sam. A new scholarship program aims to help middle-income students pay for college. North Carolina’s new voter ID law likely will allow students to use their university IDs at the polls. Researchers are implanting radio transmitters in snakes to track the reptiles’ movements and learn about their habitat. A campus tour at UNC focuses on the university’s rarely-told African American history. Mack Brown is back as UNC’s head football coach, but how long will he stay?