The UNC community reacts to the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. Democratic Rep. Valerie Foushee, who represents Orange and Durham Counties in Congress, shares her frustration over the Republicans’ struggle to choose a new Speaker of the House. The U.S. Supreme Court decision to end affirmative action means changes to the UNC admissions process. The Tar Heel men’s basketball team hopes to improve after underperforming last year. A prominent historic building on Franklin Street comes back to life after a challenging renovation.
As some schools around the country ban books, UNC commemorated First Amendment Day by reading them out loud. A local member of Congress bemoans the “chaos and confusion” this week as the House removed Speaker Kevin McCarthy. A new roadside marker remembers when UNC was a World War II flight school. Students with dietary restrictions share their struggles eating at UNC’s dining halls. University officials promise to upgrade the “ugly” class registration system.