UNC’s African, African American, and Diaspora Studies department defends its reputation after its former Chairman is indicted. UNC considers renovating the Dean Dome … or perhaps replacing it. Therapy dogs help ease the stress of finals.
Dean Smith is honored both for his basketball success and his leadership off the court. Tuition rises for out-of-state students. A UNC cardiologist helps develop new cholesterol guidelines. Tattoos are popular among athletes — even very young ones.
Fillipino students reach out to relatives and raise money after Typhoon Yolanda. After a peeping case on campus, we find it’s not hard for outsiders to wander into UNC dorms. A woman and her dog help spark changes to animal cruelty laws.
Some students return to fire-damaged Cobb dorm; others will have to move out. Why are some teenagers choosing not to get drivers licenses? UNC students start their own businesses. A ceremony to unearth a time capsule on campus doesn’t go as planned.
Dysfunction in Washington has some political science majors rethinking their career choice. UNC tries to attract more African-American male students. The Chapel Hill band Mipso releases its second album, as its popularity grows.
A new state law allows guns on UNC’s campus, but critics say it won’t make students safer. Online glitches delay college applications. Local breweries celebrate Oktoberfest, and an unusual performance combines magic, music, and and ecology.
As Carol Folt officially becomes Chancellor, she’s developed a reputation for deliberate, careful leadership. UNC’s football scandal yields a second indictment.Students raise money for a Ugandan school. The Chapel Hill police start tweeting.
The first indictments are handed up in the UNC athletic scandal. State budget cuts frustrate UNC students and faculty. A local group aids elderly southern musicians. “Cupcake Wars” break out on Franklin St.
A student group calls on UNC to divest from the coal industry. Scientists at UNC and elsewhere react to a new report on climate change. Roy Williams talks about P.J. Hairston’s situation. A study suggests men get intimidated by women’s success.
Students march in Raleigh to protest voting laws. Few local bars plan to allow guns, despite new concealed-carry rules. Nutritionists question gluten-free diets. A study finds young people eventually come to enjoy their parents’ favorite songs.