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UNC student demonstrators march from the Old Well to the the Pit on July 24, 2022.

UNC students participate in first Redirect the Rage rally to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

On Sunday, UNC students participated in Redirect the Rage, a rally hosted by the UNC Undergraduate Student Government and several other student organizations to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade.  Students made posters at the Old Well and marched down East Cameron Avenue and Raleigh Street to the Pit. Chants such as "My body, my choice," and "I've been mad for too many days, time to redirect the rage!" rang out through the streets.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and MacArthur Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones, poses for a portrait. Photo courtesy of John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

UNC and Nikole Hannah-Jones reach settlement over last year's tenure controversy

On Friday, the University reached an agreement with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to resolve legal matters related to her application for a tenured position in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. The settlement required three key provisions for UNC: an inclusive search process, mental health counseling and reserved funds in the provost's office, according to a statement by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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The pARC exhibit, recently installed in front of Ackland Art Museum, is pictured on July 5, 2022.

New interactive art installation in front of Ackland Art Museum engages community

The Ackland Art Museum installed a new interactive art piece, or "spatial gesture," on its terrace that features magenta arches and iridescent glass– inviting Chapel Hill community members to stop and look. The eye-catching art features several arches that extend from the ground and frame reflective panels that change color based on light and movement.  The Urban Conga, a design studio based in Brooklyn, N.Y., created the installation, called pARC, as an open-ended space for the Chapel Hill community. It was installed on June 18 and will remain there until July 2024.

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