The Campus Y is an organization that pursues social justice through promoting pluralism in North Carolina specifically and throughout the rest of the world. It was established in 1860 and has about 2000 members every year.
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Students from around the Atlantic Coast Conference are gathering in Washington, D.C. today to represent their schools’ interests directly to members of Congress.
The poster was decorated in broken hearts. “Hey, UNC,” it read. “Tell coal that we are never, ever getting back together.”
Campus Y committees will be holding a series of events through this Friday to advocate for Human Rights Week.
The candidates running unopposed for co-presidents of the Campus Y want to make social justice accessible.
When football Coach Herman Boone wanted to buy a “Remember the Titans” poster, he was outraged that it cost $350.
Tables in the Pit are set up with scarves, earrings, bracelets and other accessories. Behind every piece of jewelry is a story — a person and a way to make a living.
Chancellor Holden Thorp spoke candidly with students Monday afternoon about his time in office and his hopes for his replacement.
Although Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia, is more than 6,000 miles away from Chapel Hill, some activists from both locations share similar concerns about their political systems.
Instead of going to parties, some students will be sleeping outside this Friday night in cardboard boxes in the Pit.
Poverty Action Week emphasizes building relationships within the community — especially between students and some of the most marginalized community members. This week is Poverty Action Week, led by Homeless Outreach Poverty Eradication, a committee of the Campus Y.
Nearly a month after its new leadership took office, the Campus Y is beginning to establish a vision for a more inclusive social justice movement.
Facebook and ShamWow have a lot in common. Neither of these products would have been possible without their founders’ conviction and teamwork, venture capitalist Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande said. Deshpande, who spoke about social entrepreneurship Tuesday afternoon at the Campus Y, has a net worth of $7.6 billion.
Sprout, a new student-run business venture created by Nourish International, opened for business this week, delivering local produce to campus for participants once a week for a six-week season.
Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Center are focusing on the facts behind Amendment One, and they want the University to do the same.
Sipping tea and eating muffins, students debated student government’s capability to create real change.
UNC’s Human Rights Week begins today, a week of free events designed to promote dialogue about relevant human rights issues.