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Thursday October 28th

Carol Folt

Carol Folt was the 11th chancellor of UNC and the first woman to hold the position, and she took office on July 1, 2013. She was officially installed on Oct. 12, 2013. She came to UNC after acting as the interim president of Dartmouth College. Folt announced her resignation on January 14, 2019 while simultaneously authorizing the removal of Silent Sam's base and tablets from McCorkle Place.



Students practice chants in the quad before the protest Monday.

Why are students protesting Wendy's?

Carolina Advocating for Gender Equity and Students United for Immigrant Equality co-hosted the “Boot the Braids” Wendy's protest on campus Monday. The protest stemmed from the fast food chain's refusal to join the Fair Food Program. 

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Campaign for Carolina begins historic fundraiser to improve arts, scholarships

UNC launched “For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina” today with a kick off event in Polk Place. A fundraising campaign aiming to raise $4.25 billion by the end of 2022, Campaign for Carolina marks the largest campaign in the school’s history and the second largest among public universities in the country. Its goals are, among other things, to eliminate financial barriers to education and improve the arts at UNC.  Here’s how the fundraiser affects students. 

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N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein has joined 15 other attorney generals in suing President Trump over his repeal of DACA.

N.C. Attorney General sues Trump over DACA

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein joined 15 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival grantees on Wednesday. This lawsuit comes on the heels of the Donald Trump administration’s announcement to end DACA Tuesday. 

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