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Tuesday December 6th

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UNC student demonstrators march from the Old Well to the the Pit on July 24, 2022.

UNC students participate in first Redirect the Rage rally to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

On Sunday, UNC students participated in Redirect the Rage, a rally hosted by the UNC Undergraduate Student Government and several other student organizations to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade.  Students made posters at the Old Well and marched down East Cameron Avenue and Raleigh Street to the Pit. Chants such as "My body, my choice," and "I've been mad for too many days, time to redirect the rage!" rang out through the streets.

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First-year Laura Saavedra-Forero is a disabled UNC student and has been denied accessible housing. She gained attention through an Instagram post calling out the University on their housing accessibility problems.

'I deserve an education': Carolina for Every Body event calls for accessibility on campus

Dozens of UNC community members gathered in front of the South Building, holding posters with slogans reading “Accessibility is not an extra step, it’s a step you missed,” and “Disabled and proud.” The April 27 gathering was part of the Campus Y’s Carolina for Every Body event held to protest inaccessibility on campus. Campus Y co-presidents Laura Saavedra Forero and Megan Murphy organized the event.

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