Nearly 30 community members directly addressed the University’s Board of Trustees concerning the presence of the Silent Sam statue on campus. Chairperson Haywood Cochrane opened the event for public speakers, disclosing that the Board intended to listen to speakers’ statements, but not offer responses.
On Nov. 7, the University’s WXYC radio station commemorated its 23rd anniversary of debuting as an internet-broadcasted radio show — the first radio station in the world to achieve this feat.
Two UNC doctoral students are changing the way middle school students access sex education. Elizabeth Chen and Christina Leos, both studying health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and co-creator Vichi Jagannathan are finalizing their app "Real Talk" before launches in the spring of 2018.
Graduate students in the Gillings School of Global Public Health created an app called "Real Talk," which uses credible sources to expose middle school students to sex education. Staff writer Emily Galvin asked students to travel back to their awkward days of adolescence and recall how they were taught sex education.
Half an hour into the annual University Day performance, students rose from their seats and exited Memorial Hall silently. The students conducted this silent walk-out to protest the University Administration's lack of action to remove the Silent Sam statue.
The Board of Trustees met in full on Thursday, September 28, to discuss tension on campus, hear budget proposals and give the state of the University thus far. The meeting began remarks from the student body president and the chairperson, including a standing ovation for the existing provost and the introduction of the newly hired Bob Blouin.
Each Friday night, students and resident staff from the Cobb residence hall break out the cards and the board games in the common room. The event is their weekly game night, where residents are invited to join an evening of community immersion.
The daughter of an African-American mother and South Asian father, Mequitta Ahuja's latest exhibit reflects a discourse on representation of women of color in art — and is currently on display at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center.