11/15/2017 10:57pm

Silent Sam is located on McCorkle Place in Chapel Hill. 

Students express Silent Sam concerns at Board of Trustee's public talk

Nearly 30 community members directly addressed the University’s Board of Trustees concerning the presence of the Silent Sam statue on campus. Chairperson Haywood Cochrane opened the event for public speakers, disclosing that the Board intended to listen to speakers’ statements, but not offer responses. 

10/12/2017 9:22pm

Students silently protest for Silent Sam's removal during the 2017 University Day Speech in Memorial Hall.

Silent protest over confederate monument speaks volumes

Half an hour into the annual University Day performance, students rose from their seats and exited Memorial Hall silently. The students conducted this silent walk-out to protest the University Administration's lack of action to remove the Silent Sam statue.