STUDENT LIFE


3/25/2018 8:18pm

Chelsea Manning gives a speech in front of the Silent Sam monument during a rally on Saturday afternoon.

Chelsea Manning attended Silent Sam protest in Chapel Hill on Saturday

 “Obviously we got to close prisons, we got to deal with ICE, we got to deal with statues like this, we got to deal with white supremacy and all these systemic problems that the criminal justice system, that the immigration system, that the military industrial complex all contribute to,” said Chelsea Manning, former United States soldier. 


3/25/2018 7:41pm

UNC's Asia Week gives Asian-American students a place on campus

UNC's second annual Asia Week included workshops about language, career and identity and highlighted some areas of weakness on campus.  "Asian-American students are ignored and invisible to the University, especially in relation to the resources and support they receive from the administration," said Jason Oliver Chang, a professor of history and Asian-American studies at the University of Connecticut. 


3/22/2018 11:13pm

UNC professor Joseph Cabosky's passion for learning is contagious

Assistant professor Joseph Cabosky is involved with many things, The Durham VOICE, a community newspaper, teaching public relations at UNC and managing a website that highlights his book "Writing My Own Happy Ending." He is a professor that can do it all, and his students admire him greatly. In this article he talks about his past and how he got to where he is today.


3/22/2018 9:28pm

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UNC student groups want you to know that microaggressions are more than just insults

“Microaggressions can affect minority populations’ mental health because they end up internalizing the disdain of the dominant community,” said Aaron Epps, president of The Black Student Movement. “That puts the responsibility onto the people who are being oppressed and not onto the people who are oppressing, since they don’t realize why what they said was hurtful.” 

3/21/2018 11:24pm

Carolina For The Kids raised $614,717.71 in 2016 for the patients and families at UNC Children's Hospital.

Carolina For The Kids celebrates 20th year of Dance Marathon

The annual 24-hour no-sleeping, no-sitting Dance Marathon is the culmination of a yearlong effort by Carolina For The Kids to raise money to support families of patients at UNC Children’s Hospital. The organization’s flagship grant, the For The Kids Fund, provides financial assistance for necessities not covered by insurance, like money for travel and critical utility bills. 


3/8/2018 10:13pm

Katie McNeirney, Digital Heritage Center student, shows how Wilson Library is digitizing some of North Carolina records from all around the state in Jan. 2015.

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is up for the highest library honor

A first for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, the center has been named a finalist for the nation’s highest library award.  “They combine statewide leadership with on-site guidance and assistance to ensure that one-of-a-kind resources can be accessed across the state, nation and the world," said Cal Shepard, state librarian for North Carolina.