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Tuesday December 6th

Student Life

Journalism school announces new DEI Action Plan, student inclusivity programs

The Hussman School of Journalism and Media recently released the 2022 plan of action on diversity, equity and inclusion.  The plan arrives one year after the Oct. 2021 routine review of the school by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. The school is currently on provisional accreditation status.  The plan was developed through a collaborative process with Dean Raul Reis and other members of the school’s faculty and staff. 

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UNC sophomore Sritha Chilumula interviews a student in the Pit for Pit Perspectives on Oct. 13, 2022.

UNC students share their 'Pit Perspectives' in anonymous podcast

"Pit Perspectives" is a student-led podcast that grabs the attention of UNC students in the Pit by focusing on social topics and asking questions. The group can be seen in the Pit twice a week with a social topic ready for willing students to discuss, such as sex education, Greek life, censorship, Pit preaching and more.  

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Photo Courtesy of unc.amf on Instagram.

Actively Moving Forward hosts Narcan workshop that makes over 450 kits

Actively Moving Forward — a student organization that provides grief support for students who have experienced the loss of a loved one — constructed 450 Narcan kits for those at risk of opioid overdoses in North Carolina.   “It just feels so rewarding, doing meaningful work and knowing that it’s going to go out and be beneficial in the community," Vice President of Community Service at AMF Joe Hinchcliffe said.

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DTH Photo Illustration. Learning to be alone is hard when TikTok and online media is easily accessible.

Column: How to be comfortable being alone

"Think of your brain like a suitcase after a vacation. If you just add more clothes before the next vacation without organizing the stuff you already have in there, it’s gonna be a giant mess. Take one hour each week to fold the clothes and put them where they belong."

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Sophomore Joy Jiang, first-year Christina Huang, and sophomore Sarah Zhang pose for a portrait at the Old Well on Oct. 3, 2022. The UNC for Affirmative Action group aims to defend diversity at UNC.

Students start UNC for Affirmative Action

UNC for Affirmative Action is a new student group aiming to raise awareness about affirmative action and the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could affect it at UNC.  Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be heard on October 31 and has the potential to nullify UNC’s affirmative action policies

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