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Melvin Scott #1 of the North Carolina Tar Heels cuts down the net after defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 75-70 to win the NCAA Men's National Championship game at the Edward Jones Dome on April 4, 2005 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ex-Tar Heels Basketball Player Faces Rape Charge

A former University of North Carolina men’s basketball player has been charged with second-degree rape.

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Players walk on to the court before the tip off between the Boston College Eagles and University of North Carolina Tar Heels on Jan. 25, 2006 at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Investigation Exposed ‘Shadow Curriculum’ Run Within UNC’s Former African And Afro-American Studies Dept.

Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.

10/23/2014

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Wainstein of the National Security Division at U.S. Justice Department testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee October 31, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was focused on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, aka FISA, which set up a secret court of review to oversee classified surveillance. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

8 Fast Facts About The UNC Academic Fraud Scandal

According to an official report by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein released Wednesday, there was more academic fraud than previously reported by the NCAA or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

10/23/2014

UNC seniors say "Ladies Night" promotes sexism and objectifies women. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

UNC Students: “Ladies Night” Promotions Are Sexist And Should End

2 seniors say the practice is sexist and objectifies women. They are planning to work with club owners to end free admission for female patrons.

08/21/2014

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Police Looking For Seahawk Statue Stolen From University

Police say someone has stolen the Seahawk statue from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

07/08/2014

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on Aug. 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)

Bar Bans ‘Blurred Lines’ After UNC Student Complained Song Promoted Rape Culture

A bar has banned Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” to be played after a University of North Carolina student complained that the song promoted sexual violence.

04/16/2014

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Study: Fast Food Not Biggest Issue Behind Rise In Childhood Obesity Rates

Researchers have learned that, despite some claims to the contrary, fast food is not the leading cause of rising childhood obesity rates in America.

01/16/2014

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N. Carolina Beats Cincinnati 39-17 In Belk Bowl

T.J. Logan returned a kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown, and Ryan Switzer scored on an 86-yard punt return to help North Carolina beat Cincinnati 39-17 on Saturday for its first Belk Bowl victory in four attempts.

12/28/2013

A majority of Americans do not deal with end-of-life issues, with only about a quarter of US adults having completed a living will. JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of US Adults Make No End-Of-Life Plans

A majority of Americans do not deal with end-of-life issues, with only about a quarter of US adults having completed a living will.

12/15/2013

Players walk on to the court before the tip off between the Boston College Eagles and University of North Carolina Tar Heels on Jan. 25, 2006 at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ex-UNC Professor Charged Over No-Show Classes For Athletes

Nyang’Oro was chairman of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies. He resigned in 2011 during an investigation into grades awarded to Tar Heel athletes for no-show classes that required very little work.

12/02/2013

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