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.

The Siren celebrates release of spring issue

A variety of student organizations exist on campus to raise awareness for social issues and participate in activism. The Siren, a student-produced feminist magazine, provides a resource for students to not only discover more about feminist issues, but offers a chance for students to make their voices heard through the written word.


Session tackles intricacies of Islamophobia with professor Juliane Hammer

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Professor Juliane Hammer wants students to know that Islamophobia is not a disease.


Black Student Movement sends off seniors, looks to future

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For many members of the Black Student Movement, the Umoja Awards are a time to not only reflect on the accomplishments of the past, but also look forward to what the next year will hold.


Relay For Life raises $124K, honors victims

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Illuminated by candlelight, participants in Friday’s Relay For Life walked in silence on the track of Fetzer Field in honor of loved ones who have battled cancer.


Low-budget dining, low calories during Dine Below the Line concerns students

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UNC students signed up to eat off of $1.25 a day to raise awareness for food insecurity in the community — but the low calorie count raised other concerns.


UNC students to lobby legislature with environmental demands

A coalition of student environmental groups at UNC has gathered more than 600 signatures on a petition of environmental demands that they plan to present to the state legislature on April 21.


UNC reflects on race relations 150 years after Civil War

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Today, on the 150th anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Union forces at the Battle of Appomattox — a symbolic end to the Civil War — students and faculty recognize that racial tensions and discussions of equality have yet to cease fire.


Workers warn of sweatshop injustices

The issue of low-wage work often seems distant to UNC students, but health care worker Shannon Milton said her job and others like it don’t pay people enough to make a living.


Professor: solitary confinement is torture

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Imagine being confined to an area no bigger than a parking space almost all day.


Project Dinah aims to create an alliance against violence

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One assault is one too many for Maddy Frumkin and Project Dinah.


Micheline Amisi crowned Miss Black and Gold 2015-16

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On Monday night in the Miss Black and Gold Pageant, freshman Micheline Amisi was asked what advice she would give her 13-year-old self. Her response: “Hold your head high, girl. God’s got you.”


Q&A with filmmaker and professor Marc Grimmett

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UNC Men’s Project is hosting a screening of the film, “My Masculinity Helps” tonight, followed by a conversation with filmmaker and associate professor of counselor education at N.C. State University, Marc Grimmett. The film explores the role of black males in the prevention of sexual violence. Staff writer Trevor Lenzmeier spoke with Grimmett about the project.


Literacy events hit home for Orange County residents

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“There’s an obvious literacy gap within our local community and not a lot is being done to address this problem. We find it necessary as an organization to get as many as our community members involved to address this issue.”


Fair Local Organic Food held its biannual farmer’s market

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For students that weren’t running to an exam, Thursday’s walk to class was the ideal time to pick up local produce thanks to a collaboration between a student organization and Carolina Dining Services.


CHispA, Sangam host fake wedding to celebrate Indian and Latino culture

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Prior to their mock engagement, junior Pratik Patel and sophomore Vanessa Delvillar had never even met.


Carolina Pulse targets Yik Yak

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


Animal rights group to start working with UNC

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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

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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

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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

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