9/11/2015 11:29am

Deepthi Gowrishankar talks to participants before counting down to the balloon release Thursday afternoon.

Letting go of mental health’s heavy stigma

Yellow shirts and yellow balloons covered campus on Suicide Prevention Day on Thursday, presented by Active Minds at Carolina, Embody Carolina, Stigma Free Carolina, National Alliance on Mental Illness and Rethink: Psychiatric Illness. 

4/23/2015 11:15am

The Siren celebrates release of spring issue

A variety of student organizations exist on campus to raise awareness for social issues and participate in activism. The Siren, a student-produced feminist magazine, provides a resource for students to not only discover more about feminist issues, but offers a chance for students to make their voices heard through the written word.

4/9/2015 1:25am

Workers warn of sweatshop injustices

The issue of low-wage work often seems distant to UNC students, but health care worker Shannon Milton said her job and others like it don’t pay people enough to make a living.

4/7/2015 12:02am

Q&A with filmmaker and professor Marc Grimmett

UNC Men’s Project is hosting a screening of the film, “My Masculinity Helps” tonight, followed by a conversation with filmmaker and associate professor of counselor education at N.C. State University, Marc Grimmett. The film explores the role of black males in the prevention of sexual violence. Staff writer Trevor Lenzmeier spoke with Grimmett about the project.