UNC mourns a slain student as police investigate her death. A scandal involving two campus fundraisers puts scrutiny on Chancellor Thorp’s leadership. A UNC alum rises to the top of his field — writing about food.
UNC students attend the Democratic National Convention, while candidates work to attract the youth vote. Bus ads set off a free-speech debate, attendance is down for Tar Heel football, and UNC scientists take on the icky subject of mucus.
President Obama gets a rousing welcome at UNC, but will he get support from young voters in November? UNC remembers beloved professor Doris Betts. Graduating drama students try to hit it big in New York. Local creameries churn out unique cheeses.
UNC prepares for a Presidential visit. New students will be required to take a quiz about cheating. A community garden helps feed UNC staff members. Tar Heel baseball players shave their heads for a good cause.
Students gear up for referendum that would add a gay marriage ban to the state constitution. Asian students discuss inter-racial dating. It’s an especially bad allergy season. Some students protest this year’s graduation speaker.
A surprising number of UNC grads decide to “Teach for America.” UNC workers rally against a plan to reclassify their jobs. Cuts in Pre-K programs affect kids and teachers. An upcoming referendum on gay marriage is poorly understood.
Social media helps mobilize students to protest Trayvon Martin’s killing. A serious accident raises issues of pedestrian safety on campus. Greek organizations face new academic standards. A UNC professor tracks the evolution of slang.
UNC moves to separate itself from Rush Limbaugh after the radio host’s controversial remarks. A monitoring firm watches what Tar Heel athletes say on social media. A student balances coursework with running a record label and playing in a band.
Spring Break means a lonely week for Chapel Hill businesses. Professors call for UNC’s athletic department to live up the university’s mission. A 19th Century house may be on the move. K-ville is an uncomfortable place for UNC students.