Craige North Residence Hall houses the Carolina Latina/Latino Collaborative.

Unanimous vote by student senate shows support for Latinx center

The undergraduate senate unanimously passed a resolution stating their support for a new Latinx center on campus during their session on Jan. 16. The resolution will now be sent to  Chancellor Carol Folt, the university’s chief diversity officer and the chair of the board of trustees among others.

Student Congress

Student Congress is the legislative branch of UNC’s Student Government. It is made up of 41 graduate and undergraduate members, who come from the 11 voting districts around campus. Members serve a one year term after winning an election in February. The speaker is the leader of Student Congress.

The primary responsibility of congress is to enact laws. One of their biggest jobs is to allocate student funds for organizations across campus. They only allocate money to organizations that are officially recognized by the University. Groups seeking money apply through congress’ website and wait for congressional approval or rejection.

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