Apr 15, 2024 - News

The Tea: UNC system could add civics requirement

Illustration of a squirrel holding a teacup, with the steam spelling "The Tea."

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

📜 The UNC system is likely to add a requirement that its students take a class on civics education to graduate. (News & Observer 🔒)

ğŸŽ“ NC Promise, a program that made tuition cheaper at Western Carolina, Fayetteville State, Elizabeth City State and UNC Pembroke, boosted enrollment at those schools. (WUNC)

  • But other universities, like UNC Asheville and UNC Greensboro, say the low tuition at those schools has come at a cost for their campuses.

🚗 South of the Border, a Mexican-themed attraction along the North and South Carolina border, isn't what it used to be, but that hasn't stopped thousands of travelers from pulling over to visit it. (The Assembly 🔒)

👟 There are 537 runners from North Carolina racing in today's Boston Marathon. (Axios)

A 16-year-old boy died in Durham after being shot last week. (WRAL)

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