STUDENT GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS


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.