2/5/2015 4:31pm

Q&A with junior Taylor McCain, granddaughter of Greensboro Four participant

In 1960, the Franklin McCain, one of the Greensboro Four, saw an issue with racial segregation and did something about it by hosting a sit-in in an all-white diner. More than half a century later, his granddaughter, UNC junior Taylor McCain, is taking his lead to pursue racial equality by working with Communiversity, a community-building youth program sponsored by the Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History. 

11/13/2014 12:38am

Emilio Vicente, senior public policy major from Siler City, leads a discussion on financial aid and other student issues at a meeting for the North Carolina Student Power Union at Campus Y on Wednesday night based around the UNC Board of Governors.


A poster at the front of the room stated the facts: 91 percent white, 5.9 percent black, 3.1 percent Asian, 0 percent Hispanic, 80 percent men, 20 percent women, 29 Republicans, two Democrats.

10/7/2014 12:23am

Supreme Court lets marriage rulings stand

In a landmark decision for gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to let stand rulings in five states striking down gay marriage bans — likely clearing the way for same-sex marriage in North Carolina.