On Tuesday, the UNC College Republicans will go before Student Congress for the second time in less than a month requesting about $20,000 to bring conservative pundit Ann Coulter to campus.
This time, the group’s leaders said fundraising plans are in place to make Coulter’s speech a reality.
In August, the finance committee of Student Congress granted about $15,000 to the group, and about $5,000 attached as a loan. But Student Congress voted to reduce the grant to $5,000 — meaning College Republicans would have to raise $15,000 on its own, which caused leaders to scrap their plans.
On Tuesday, the finance committee approved a request nearly identical to the August allotment.
Greg Steele, the chairman of College Republicans, said being asked to raise $5,000 is far more feasible than $15,000.