Weaving a story of refugees, her own immigration and the world that her daughters must live in today, Edwidge Danticat, an activist and storyteller, delivered a call for togetherness in the 25th Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture.
“If we don’t get no justice, you don’t get no peace,” was the chant ringing out from a crowd of protesters gathered on the steps of the South Building early Wednesday afternoon. Carrying drums, pots, party favors, whistles and homemade shakers the protesters were part of the most recent effort to get the University to remove Silent Sam from its spot in McCorkle Place.
Students in the pit yesterday got a fiery welcome back to campus. As part of the University’s Week of Welcome program, UNC Department of Environment, Health & Safety held a program on fire safety and how to use a fire extinguisher.
A team of UNC Ph.D. candidates won $20,000 and job interviews after a day-long competition on Duke University’s campus on April 21.
Chemistry professor Joe DeSimone is currently on leave from UNC to act as CEO at the company he co-founded, Carbon. Carbon uses Continuous Liquid Interface Production technology that DeSimone helped create to improve 3-D printing.
An exhibition of brightly colored kinetic sculptures have popped up around campus, giving students a new way to interact with art. The exhibition is called Los Trompos — Spanish for “the tops” — and is a collaboration between two Mexican designers, Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.
Parts of campus have been closed off, causing student traffic jams and new routes to classes.
Criminal justice is taking center stage this week in a series of events put on by the Criminal Justice Awareness and Action club.
Anyone looking to buy tickets to the UNC vs. Duke men’s basketball game Saturday should be on the lookout out for counterfeit tickets.
A reorganized floor plan including new homes for Bull’s Head Bookshop and textbooks are in the plans for UNC Student Stores’ upcoming renovation.