STUDENT GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS


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.


10/26/2010 10:28pm

College Republicans President Anthony Dent (right) speaks with B.J. Lawson, who is running for U.S. Rep.
David Price’s seat, at Rock the Vote in Frat Court. Both College Republicans and Young Democrats gathered.

Interfraternity Council sponsors cookout for students to meet election candidates

Local and state candidates running for office targeted the UNC Greek community in the final days before the midterm elections.The UNC College Republicans, Young Democrats and the Interfraternity Council sponsored a voter education cookout in Fraternity Court on Tuesday afternoon, serving hot dogs and chips to approximately three dozen students and campaign supporters.


10/11/2010 11:31pm

Young Dems and College Republicans debate Obama

The Young Democrats and College Republicans faced off in a heated debate Monday night, which featured topics ranging from unemployment to the environment, but never strayed far from criticisms and defenses of President Barack Obama.


10/10/2010 11:08pm

Elie Wiesel gives a speech titled “Against Indifference” in Memorial Hall on Sunday afternoon. Wiesel received the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize.

Elie Wiesel: Nothing comes out of indifference

Elie Wiesel said he has spent his entire adult life fighting indifference. The Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of 57 books gave a speech on Sunday that centered on the topic and how people should avoid it.

10/7/2010 11:10pm

UNC groups debate immigration policy

Representatives for the Young Democrats and College Republicans met Thursday evening to debate topics including Arizona’s immigration law, the 14th Amendment and the DREAM Act.


9/19/2010 10:07pm

Company Carolina reorganizes

A 15-year-old student organization should have rich, documented history, but this isn’t the case for student-run theater group Company Carolina.


3/31/2010 12:02am

Seder addresses Israeli-Palestinian con?icts

About 20 students came together to celebrate Passover seder at a table that stretched the width of the Campus Y Faculty Lounge Tuesday night. The ritual Jewish dinner was organized by a group of students that seeks to promote dialogue about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


9/10/2009 12:24am

From right, Bushra Farooqui, a senior, and Umber Siddiqui, a freshman, are members of Sangam and the Muslim Student Association

Students fast to raise money

About 300 people on campus didn’t eat or drink between 5:22 a.m. and 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, avoiding water fountains and enduring growling stomachs. Whether Muslim or just interested in the annual monthlong holiday, participants in the Fast-A-Thon fundraiser abstained from food and drink to appreciate the plight of the hungry and poor while improving their inner spirituality. The event, inspired by the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, was sponsored by the Muslim Students Association.