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The Achordants performed three upbeat numbers.

UNC a cappella groups reflect on building community during COVID-19 and look ahead

UNC a cappella groups reflect on operating during a pandemic, and look ahead to in-person events next year.  President of UNC Cadence, Yolanda Simpson, said she was disappointed that her group was unable to collaborate with other UNC a cappella groups during the pandemic. She said the interpersonal connections between a cappella groups come from collaborating and having events together. 

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Faculty chairperson, SBP highlight larger issues amid Hannah-Jones tenure case

Chairperson of the Faculty Mimi Chapman wrote a letter, which she posted on Twitter Sunday, urging members of the UNC community to speak out as the Board of Trustees remains silent about the Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure situation. This comes after Student Body President Lamar Richards wrote an open letter to the UNC community Thursday encouraging prospective students and staff from marginalized communities to look elsewhere.

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Some of the Black Pioneers and their spouses meet for lunch at Mama Dip’s in early 2020. Photo courtesy of Walter A. Jackson.

Members of UNC Black Pioneers release statement calling for BOT to grant Hannah-Jones tenure

Twenty-one members of the UNC Black Pioneers — an organization of Black alumni who graduated between 1952 and 1972 — released a statement on Wednesday regarding the Board of Trustees' non-action on the tenure of Nikole Hannah-Jones. “The undersigned members of the UNC Black Pioneers, fully support the joint statement of support for tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones issued by the Carolina Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists at UNC,” the statement read.

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Kevin Welch (first-year medical student),  Darshana Panda (first-year medical student), and Ainesh Jain (Business Administration/Pre-Med '23) work at the check-in desk for the SHAC Medical Clinic on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Student Health Action Coalition provides accessible health care to the UNC community

Student Health Action Coalition, also known as SHAC, is the first student-run free clinic in the nation and is devoted to providing the UNC community with accessible and high-quality health care. SHAC is an interdisciplinary team made up of medical students, pharmacy students, nursing students and public health undergraduates. The team works together to serve patients in the general Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. 

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First-year students return to on-campus housing at Hinton James Residence Hall for UNC's spring semester on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.

Students and RHA plan return to residence halls for a more typical fall semester

Residence Hall Association President Elliana Alexander said RHA plans to host events next year for a more traditional Carolina experience. “Half of Carolina students would not have had a typical first-year experience,” Alexander said. “We are hoping to use our platform to be able to connect people to each other and also to make that transition back to campus life a bit easier for everyone.”

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DTH Photo Illustration. A student reads emails from the ROML Listserv on her laptop.

'Unsubscribe': Romance studies Listserv spammed with hundreds of emails

On Friday, May 28, students subscribed to the romance studies Listserv were bombarded with hundreds of emails. Despite the inconveniences it posed at the time, recent UNC graduate Cameryn Gonzalez-Gibbs said the email chain was an incident that was able to be laughed off. "If I could say anything to the person who started the email chain, I would say you definitely left your mark at UNC in a very unique and hilarious way," she said.

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