Alex Robinson and Qieara Lesesne, both rising seniors, have been elected to lead BSM as the new vice president and president. Courtesy of the Black Student Movement.

Black Student Movement welcomes new wave of leadership

Alex Robinson and Qieara Lesesne, both rising seniors, have been elected to lead BSM as the new vice president and president.  


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The decades-long tradition of faculty gym uniforms, including laundry services and clothing storage, is coming to an end this May.

Removal of 'Fetzer Grays' signals larger issues with faculty benefits

On May 11, all clothing and basket service will cease at Fetzer Hall, bringing an end to the decades-long “Fetzer Grays” tradition. Under the current system, faculty can store their gym clothes in baskets provided by Fetzer. The gym provides faculty with exercise clothing and even washes it for them. The cessation of the service is indicative of a broader concern coming from UNC staff that the University is not supporting healthy lifestyles to the extent necessary to combat America’s increasing obesity problem.


Art students outside of South Building take turns speaking out against Chancellor Folt and the condition of Hanes Art Center on Monday. 

Folt Revolt protestors claim that Arts Everywhere initiative is not enough

“This is not about feelings. It is about the spotlight on Arts Everywhere, a hollow platitude that gives the school a façade of interest in the arts with zero actual commitment to this department," said studio art graduate student John DeKemper.  In an attempt to draw attention to the lack of funding for the UNC Department of Art, dozens of UNC students protested Monday afternoon in what they called the Carol Folt Revolt.


(From left) senior vocal performance major Chris Burrus, junior political science and public policy Jabril Rice, and first-year vocal performance major Cole Covington rehearse their solos in preparation for the Clef Hangers' Fall concert.

A cappella involvement entails 'the time commitment of a job' and love of the game

The a capella life is one filled with surprises, practice, legacy and friends. Though there are times when its members are swamped with six hours of practice, three performances, papers and exams all at once, it's still worth it. "I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had no idea about a cappella groups, the history, nothing,” said UNC junior Patrick Dow, president of the Clef Hangers


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Two DTH graduates win Pulitzer Prizes

UNC alums Emily Steele and Peter Wallsten won Pulitzer Prizes for their part in reporting on two of the most important topics in recent years: Bill O'Reilly's sexual assault allegations and Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. They reveal why this success has only motivated them to continue in their field full steam ahead.