Students from Glenwood Elementary School’s Friends of Chinese Dual Language program play outside of the heavily attended Chapel Hill- Carrboro City Schools meeting on May 17, 2012 about dual language.

Orange County Schools will keep elementary Spanish program, add bilingual family liaison

Following community feedback leading Orange County Schools leaders to reconsider a proposal to repurpose its elementary school Spanish teachers to other departments, Orange County Schools' Board of Education voted to keep the program at its June 22 meeting. 


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A screenshot of Professor Claude Clegg of the Departments of History and African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, speaking during an online seminar about the context of race and policing in the United States on Monday, June 22, 2020.

'Bold, sweeping and immediate': AAAD professors discuss racial justice in America

Professors in the Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies held an online forum Friday discussing UNC's history with racial justice and the context of police brutality and systematic racism in the United States. Seminar participants also addressed ways in which they believe the University and K-12 school systems could further educate students and highlight Black history.


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Heel Talk episode 11: Board of Trustees lifts 16-year moratorium on renaming buildings

In this week's episode, host Evely Forte spoke to Maydha Devarajan, summer University desk editor, and former DTH reporter Hannah McClellan to better understand what the Board of Trustees decision to lift a 16-year ban on renaming buildings, monuments and landscapes on UNC’s campus meant, how this decision will affect the University moving forward and how campus leaders are responding.


The Graduate Student Petition and a previous Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) Meeting in Kerr Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.

Graduate workers continue to petition UNC, demand not reopen in-person instruction

In a petition published June 12, graduate workers have expressed concerns about the safety and logistics of returning to campus for in-person instruction this fall. Workers demanded that UNC not reopen in-person this fall, does not layoff or furlough staff and grant them a one-year time-to-degree extension, among other demands. The University has said the Carolina Roadmap was developed with feedback from multiple parties, are working to refine the plan and will make "whatever adjustments are needed in real time.”


UNC first year and Robertson Scholar Adejuwon Ojebuoboh will serve on Orange County's Housing Advisory Board. The board oversees housing needs, project proposals, and community awareness.

Column: The ignored nuance of Black people

"We must adjust our 'diversity' initiatives to take this important distinction into account, because recent descendants do not have to face the same generational trauma that long-standing descendants experience every day. All Black people experience racism in America, but descendants of recent African immigrants may not always face the systemic injustice long-standing descendants do."