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'Do your personal best': Richards looks back on his term, gives advice to next SBP

Junior Lamar Richards' term as student body president will come to an end in April. As the junior public policy and human organizational leadership and development double major reflected on his time in office, he wants to share a message with the UNC community. “Measure failure only in the context of things that you did not attempt," Richards said. "Always keep that in mind. You don’t have to succeed, but you have to try.”

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Members of the Black Student Movement celebrate the beginning of Black History Month in the Student Union on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

A guide to Black History Month events on campus

Black History Month is celebrated annually throughout the month of February. The campus community has planned the 2022 Black History Month Lecture, "Blood Done Sign my Name" live performance by Mike Wiley, and the Race and Memory at UNC discussion with William Sturkey and Danita Mason-Hogans. The UNC Black Student Movement is also hosting a collection of events.

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'Your legacy. Our legacy': Meet SBP candidate Sage Staley

Student Body President candidate Sage Staley's campaign slogan, “Your Legacy. Our Legacy. Carolina,” encompasses what she hopes to do as student body president. Key issues on Staley's platform include expanding student government, increasing representation for graduate students, supporting students' mental health and combatting the pandemic. 

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UNC ASL Club members practice their letters during a club meeting on Feb. 2, 2022.

'Language is such a bridge': UNC ASL club focuses on accessibility and learning

UNC’s American Sign Language club is an organization that teaches students about Deaf culture, ASL vocabulary and other deaf-related content and media.  “Language is such a bridge to other people," said Micah Baldonado, an ASL club member. "It just felt really humbling to be able to learn more about Deaf culture and immerse myself in something that I totally wouldn’t expect myself to place myself in."

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