The Raleigh News & Observer said in a pair of editorials that
[t]he worst academic/athletic scandal in 50 years continues to linger at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the clouds are darkening as more information is revealed. The revered university is paying a dear price indeed for bending to sports boosters’ burning desire for a big-time football program.
They paired that with
From its earliest decades, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has turned to honor-bound students to help enforce standards of acceptable conduct. The rationale has been that in an academic community where students are sworn to act with integrity, the duty of upholding standards can and should be shared. That approach has produced the system of honor courts, run by students, where allegations of misbehavior are considered and, if warranted, penalties imposed
It’s pretty safe to say that the big sharks are circling now that there’s a lot of light blue blood staining the waters around Chapel Hill.