Topics: Student Groups and Organizations

There are hundreds of student groups and organizations on UNC’s campus. Categories include academic, cultural, religious, fraternity and sorority, ideological, political, media and performance. Find out more about the groups available on the student life website.

Carolina Pulse targets Yik Yak


It says its not Big Brother, but UNC is watching you on Twitter.

Animal rights group to start working with UNC


This month, students will have two chances to support AnimalKind, an organization which aims to stop the overpopulation of adoptable pets and animals on UNC's campus and beyond

Sigma Sigma Sigma bringing extra cheer to campus during Week of Kindness


In a week full of snow, members of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority are going to be all over campus handing out little bits of sunshine. 

Carolina Cupboard seeks participants


Since October, Carolina Cupboard has been successful in its goal of bringing food to the campus community, but it has not yet seen the student attendance the group expected.

Embody Carolina educates students on eating disorders


For senior Sarah MacLean and junior Bri Arey, Embody Carolina gave them the platform to share their stories about their struggles with eating disorders.

Local creatives turn to crowdfunding


Whether the goal is funding an alternative spring break trip or creating a calendar featuring nothing but bearded men eating breakfast foods, crowdfunding has become a popular way to help arts and cultural organizations and small businesses reach fundraising goals. 

Carolina For the Kids to raise $25K in 25 hours

Making $25,000 in a year would be impressive for most college kids — but Carolina For The Kids Foundation, the group formerly known as UNC Dance Marathon, will try to raise it in a little more than a day.

Pro-Israel speaker inspires walk-out


The Union’s Great Hall was silent except for the sound of footsteps exiting the room.

Creative writing publication Cellar Door still expanding


Cellar Door is one of the longest running publications at UNC, and as writers, poets and artists submit their work before Monday’s deadline, they’ll be competing to contribute to the magazine’s 42nd year on campus. 

Student vigil honored Dean Smith’s social justice efforts


Students gathered around a makeshift memorial outside of the Dean E. Smith Center Tuesday night. The wind blew through the North Carolina and UNC flags, which were lowered to half-staff in honor of the man after whom the building was named.

Cheap thrills abound in UNC's outdoor clubs

From hurricane chasing to camping with bears, UNC’s outdoor activity groups are not for the faint of heart.

More Di Phi members voted to keep the monument instead of removing it


The distinction between remembering history and honoring it is a contentious one when it comes to the question of what to do about the University’s Silent Sam monument. 

Disability advocates note progress and push for more

In four years, the Carolina Coalition for Disability Justice has accomplished more than most University groups can in a lifetime.

Student leaders dine with Carol Folt, discuss diversity

Chancellor Carol Folt, several administrators and faculty ate dinner with nearly 40 invited student leaders to plan better communication among campus groups to encourage social progress on campus. 

Student to make improv impact on TEDxUNC stage


When Jonathan Hebert, a senior improv comedian, spoke at the TEDxUNC student speaker competition earlier this month, the audience expected a comedy skit.

Experts debate minimum wage laws across country at UNC


Though introduced along party lines, two economic academics eventually found common political ground in their praise of community-set wages in a debate at UNC School of Law on Tuesday.

Muslim Student Association, others get Student Congress funding

After Duke canceled its scheduled call to prayer Friday, discussions of University resources for UNC Muslims students were brought to the surface. 

UNC student groups celebrate King through various artistic mediums

Some student organizations have chosen to let art speak for Martin Luther King Jr.‘s legacy this week. 

Modern Shakespeare holds ‘30 Plays in 60 Minutes’ auditions


The approach to the ongoing auditions for the Modern Shakespeare Society’s “30 Plays in 60 Minutes” is as unique as the performances themselves will be.

Film screening highlights farmworker injustice


National advocacy group Student Action with Farmworkers joined with UNC student organization Fair Local Organic Food Monday night for a screening of “Harvest of Dignity” followed by intimate discussions about the state of farmworkers.