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Tuesday September 27th

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

Column: Listserv Survival Guide

"For those of you who don’t know about the listserv emails I’m referring to: consider yourselves lucky. The chain emails began my freshman year. I remember the day vividly: I was sitting in my Morrison dorm room, absentmindedly reorganizing my hand sanitizer and disposable mask collection, when all of a sudden I heard a familiar noise. 'Ping.' And then again. 'Ping.' 'Ping.' 'Ping.' 'Ping.'"

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VSPTRN, a DJ and producer from Durham, performing at the Tracks Music Series concert in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. VSPTRN is known for infusing hip-hop, techno deep house, and afrobeats into their DJ style.

Tracks Music Series comes to downtown through September, featuring local artists

A variety of musical artists performed at this year's first installment of the Tracks Music Series on Thursday, at the Rosemary and Columbia St. Parking Lot in downtown Chapel Hill.  “The main aim with Tracks Music Series is to give music lovers an opportunity to discover new music and new artists,” Melissa Bartoletta, marketing & communications coordinator for Chapel Hill Community Arts & Culture, said.

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President Rosa Elias and Vice President Michelle Jamanca of UNC SUIE pose for a portrait at Wilson Library on Sept. 12, 2022. 

Heather Diehl

SUIE fosters immigrant advocacy on campus

SUIE was started in 2008 to raise campus awareness about different issues that prevent immigrants from enjoying basic human rights.                                                                     “When I came into UNC, I saw a predominantly white community — I didn't see a lot of diversity,” Rosa Elias, the president of SUIE, said. 

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UNC's Campus Health, which houses CAPS, is pictured on Sept. 12, 2022.

UNC colloquium aims to expand mental health conversations

The Heels Care Network plans to host a mental health colloquium virtually on Sept. 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to continue the conversation about mental health on campus. The theme of the colloquium, ‘Identity, Cultural Awareness and How to Support One Another,’ was inspired by requests from the community to discuss how mental health and identity intersect, according to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Amy Johnson. “One of the things that we heard very clearly from folks is that mental health, dealing with it and addressing it, doesn't happen in a vacuum,” Johnson said.

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Wilson Library, highlighted in Queerolina's online oral history, stands tall on Sept. 12, 2022.

Queerolina exhibit aims to preserve LGBTQ+ history at UNC

Queerolina, an online oral history exhibit in the Wilson Library Special Collections, works to tell the history of the LGBTQ+ community at UNC through stories and archives.  The name “Queerolina” was generated as a reparative label, reclaiming what was once a slur used to refer to the University’s progressive nature compared to other public schools in the Southeast.

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The Carolina Latinx Center is set to kickoff Latinx Heritage Month,  photographed on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022.

The Carolina Latinx Center kicks off Latinx Heritage Month this Thursday

Sept. 15 marks the beginning of Latinx Heritage Month and the Carolina Latinx Center is ringing it in with a kick off in The Pit, where there will be student organizations, University departments, music and food.  Throughout the month, the CLC will also host a number of events, including a dinner at the Top of Lenoir, which broke out into a conga line last year, a keynote address by Laurie Hernandez, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics, and a Carnaval on Oct. 15. 

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, a polling place, is pictured on May 17, 2022.

Here's what you need to know about registering to vote in Orange County

For the upcoming midterm elections on Nov. 8, races on the ballot include the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and several state offices. Local offices including the Orange County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Superior Court, register of deeds, sheriff and Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor will also be on the ballot in Orange County. Students who live on campus and are hoping to register during early voting can register online or bring their One Card and proof from the University that they live on campus to register in person.

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Daily Tar Heel Co-Photo Editor Kennedy Cox riding her bike through Jetton Park in Cornelius, N.C. on Saturday, June 5, 2010.
Photo Courtesy of Ira Cox.

Office DJ: For when you need to go touch grass

"... I have made a point to incorporate both music and nature into my routine to ensure that I feel human. I have to constantly remind myself that there is more out there than my anxieties and my ruminations. When I touch grass, I come back to earth and reenter the real world."

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