POLITICS


10/25/2018 10:02pm

Student activists from the UNC Student/Farmworker Alliance protest Wendy's  in front of  the Wendy's in the bottom of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union in on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chapel Hill, NC. The student alliance demanded the removal of Wendy's from the campus due to the alleged injustices and human rights abuses of farmworkers through the Fair Food Program.

UNC Student-Farmworker Alliance protests Wendy's on campus

A protest march consisting of UNC students and local community members and farmworkers occurred Thursday afternoon. They were protesting the Wendy's in the Student Union because of the corporation's refusal to sign the Fair Food Program, a series of agreements designed to protect those in the farming industries.

10/8/2018 9:42pm

Tran Nguyen is a first-year student at UNC.

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