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Silent Sam

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Tony Crider

One was nearly cleared of a public urination charge—until the prosecutor reminded the judge of a photo showing the word “piss” on the monument’s surface with an arrow helpfully pointing to a pool of liquid. Read more

Orange County

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“So that’s how I started my first day of a new semester, humiliated and afraid on my own campus.” Read more

Orange County

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Cole Villena

“Your article sounded like it was written by an entitled sorority sister from The Valley.” Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Let’s love on lemurs, hate on ICE, and dunk on Thom Tillis. Read more

Best of the Triangle

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Jordan Green

The student, Julia Pulawski, was convicted on two counts of assaulting an officer based on what she calls “false testimony.” Read more

Orange County

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By Leigh Tauss

Durham’s Confederate monument? Gone. Silent Sam? Gone. Your turn, Raleigh. Read more

Wake County 2 Comments

Chancellor Carol Folt’s final meeting with the Board of Trustees took another step toward inclusiveness. Read more

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Cole Villena

The after-action report says officers missed "red flags" that protesters would attempt to pull down the Confederate monument. Read more

North Carolina

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Sarah Willets

One idea: Replace Sam with an uncontroversial symbol of Southern heritage by erecting a marble bust of a biscuit. Read more

North Carolina

One pleaded guilty, another was convicted, two were found not guilty, and three agreed to community service. Read more

North Carolina

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And he wants to surround it with reminders that Democrats are the real racists. Read more

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Sixteen former UNC-Chapel Hill Trustees said they support outgoing Chancellor Carol Folt's decision to order the removal of Silent Sam's pedestal. Read more

North Carolina

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Cole Villena

“It’s a damn good day to be a Tar Heel.” Read more

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Carol Folt didn’t tell the Board of Governors about her Silent Sam plans, and they’re not happy. Read more

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It often left us exhausted, sometimes exhilarated, and absolutely ready to hit the reset button Read more

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In April, she smeared blood and red paint on Silent Sam and got arrested. Earlier this month, she announced a TA strike during a protest and faced charges again. The antiracism community, she says, is only getting stronger. Read more

North Carolina 1 Comments

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Sarah Willets

The board, which oversees the UNC system, said it couldn't support a solution proposed by Chapel Hill campus officials and asked for a revised recommendation. Read more

North Carolina 2 Comments

The university does, however, want a special police force to “prevent or respond to civil disorder” at protests Read more

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Last night, after Chancellor Carol Folt recommended storing the toppled Silent Sam in a new $5.3 million facility, hundreds of protesters gathered in Chapel Hill. Read more

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    Tony Crider

    Ryan Barnett and Nancy McCorkle display a flag stolen from the UNC System Office during a protest against Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour in Hillsborough on March 31.

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    Tim Osborn (in the white “56” shirt) scuffles with Joshua Pennington at a clash between pro-Silent Sam and antiracism demonstrators on August 25, 2018.

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