STUDENT GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS


3/20/2011 4:06pm

Danielle Meyers, Testing and Counseling Coordinator of Alliance of Aids Services Carolina, administers an HIV rapid test during Health on the Block, a community health fair held in Chapel Hill on March 19.

Health Careers Club hosts 8th annual community clinic

Featuring 18 local vendors like Walgreens and Cornucopia Cancer Support Center at the Hargraves Community Center, UNC Health Careers Club’s eighth annual Health on the Block community health fair provided free blood pressure testing, diabetes assessments and tobacco screenings Saturday.


2/24/2011 10:40pm

Pauper showcases for charity

Pauper Players is returning to the Union Cabaret once more — but this time for charity. This will be Paupers’ first Winter Benefit Cabaret, an idea that came to them from a small-scale fundraiser a few Pauper members held last year at Jack Sprat Cafe.


2/21/2011 4:26pm

	Cierra Hinton was selected by the Union Board of Directors.

Cierra Hinton named new president of CUAB

Although the Carolina Union Activities Board picked a new leader in January to replace graduating president Adele Ricciardi, the student board is already looking to the next academic year. Beginning this fall, junior Cierra Hinton will take the position of CUAB president.


2/13/2011 5:37pm

Campus recreation’s Valentine’s Day challenge draws couples

An ordinary basketball court transformed into the playground for an alternative Valentine’s Day celebration Sunday at the Rams Head Recreation Center. The 2011 Valentine’s Day Couples Challenge, organized by the special events committee of campus recreation, drew 15 couples who participated in a variety of challenges.


2/10/2011 4:12pm

‘The Vagina Monologues’ take taboos to heart

The women of “The Vagina Monologues” won’t shirk away from the word. In its first ever presentation of Eve Ensler’s infamous performance piece, Company Carolina is prepared to force its audiences to consider sexual empowerment in the modern age. The play premieres Saturday afternoon.


11/21/2010 10:14pm

Sophomore Nicole Suarez from Miami walks down the runway of a fashion show hosted by UNC ‘s Helping Paws on Saturday to benefit the Orange County Animal Services Center’s spay and neuter initiatives.

Helping Paws fashion show benefits Animal Services Center

Both two- and four-legged models graced the runway Saturday to help raise money for animal welfare.UNC’s Helping Paws held a fundraising fashion show Saturday night in the Student Union to benefit the Orange County Animal Services Center.The group sold more than 200 tickets, the money from which will go to the center’s spay-and-neuter initiatives.“The idea has been circulating several years” said Alex Lane, a co-chairwoman of Helping Paws.


11/9/2010 10:25pm

College Republican's Berlin Wall display stolen

Unlike the original Berlin Wall, which fell to great public spectacle in 1989, a replica made by UNC College Republicans quietly disappeared Tuesday morning on the 21st anniversary of the wall’s fall. The group planned to tear down the mock wall as part of the Young America’s Foundation Freedom Week and has reported the theft to campus police.