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Wednesday March 29th

Student Groups And Organizations

Students dance along with Twin Zim Zumba during the Carolina For The Kids Dance Marathon on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Fetzer Hall. The non-profit organization held a 12-hour dance event to raise money for UNC Children's Hospital.

Carolina For The Kids plans for 25th annual dance marathon

Later this month, hundreds of students will spend their Saturday dancing for a cause. This year, Carolina For The Kids is celebrating their 25th annual Dance Marathon.  CFTK is the largest student-led nonprofit in North Carolina whose purpose is to help with childrens’ medical bills. They help with multiple fees, including meal distributions, pediatric playroom staffing and helping families pay for medical equipment, gas, and electricity bills.

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The Old Well and the South Building are pictured on campus on Nov. 17, 2021.

Delta Sigma Pi no longer associated with Undergraduate Business Program after recruitment complaints

Delta Sigma Pi, a co-ed business fraternity at UNC, is no longer affiliated with the University’s Undergraduate Business Program until at least fall 2024. In an email to potential new members, Associate Dean of the UBP Shimul Melwani and Assistant Dean of the UBP Jordan Hale said they received “very concerning complaints'’ from students about the recruitment process.  Melwani and Hale also said they made a formal incident report to the Title IX office of UNC’s Equal Opportunities and Compliance Office, which will conduct its own investigation into the organization, according to the email. 

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A student views the art displayed at the Black History Art Gallery Exhibition in the Carolina Union, Friday, Feb. 10, 2023.

Art gallery celebrating Black History Month opens on UNC's campus

The grand opening of the Student Life and Leadership’s Black History Month Art Gallery Exhibition was held on Friday in the Carolina Union Art Gallery. The exhibition came after the SLL held a Black History Month Art Contest, which encouraged students to submit pottery, photography, digitals, painted works or poetry for the chance to be featured in the gallery. 

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UNC sophomore pre-nursing major Peyton Morris, president of Walk. Support. Glow. is pictured outside of South Building on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

Walk. Support. Glow. makes strides, brightens student mental health

Walk. Support. Glow. is a student-run nonprofit focused on mental health awareness and suicide prevention. On top of hosting biweekly meetings, the organization holds community outreach events to help educate the Chapel Hill community about mental health resources.  In early March, they will host “Stomp the Stigma” — an event and walk to continue their education on mental health awareness. 

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