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UNC Musical Empowerment is hosting their first ever mini music festival on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the CURRENT ArtSpace on Franklin Street.

Musical Empowerment to host free music festival this Saturday

This Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Musical Empowerment will hold a free concert on Franklin Street for community engagement.  “We're hoping people come by, enjoy the music for some time, hang out together and then learn a little bit about Musical Empowerment,” Tess McGrinder, UNC senior and co-president of the club, said. 

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The UNC Naval Armory celebrated its 80th anniversary on April 14, 2023 in the Carolina Union Great Hall.

Community celebrates 80th anniversary of ROTC Naval Armory

On Friday morning, UNC alumni, ROTC students and guests filled the Carolina Union Great Hall to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Naval Armory. Hosted by UNC’s Naval ROTC Alumni Association, the event included speeches from Rep. Valerie Foushee (D-N.C. 4th),  Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Walter Gaskin, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Jim White, NROTC alumni and more.

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Packages of Mifepristone tablets are displayed at a family planning clinic on April 13, 2023, in Rockville, Md. A Massachusetts appeals court temporarily blocked a Texas-based federal judge’s ruling that suspended the FDA’s approval of the abortion drug Mifepristone, which is part of a two-drug regimen to induce an abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy in combination with the drug Misoprostol. 
Photo Courtesy of Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images/TNS.

Josh Stein files briefs to U.S. Court of Appeals, Supreme Court regarding medication abortion

On April 10, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and two dozen other attorney generals filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding the recent district court order that suspended the approval of mifepristone, an abortion pill. The district court's order will be paused until Wednesday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m. while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to grant the Biden administration’s emergency request to preserve the FDA’s approval.  “Abortion is a deeply personal decision and is an issue that people have wide-ranging opinions. But, ultimately, that's a decision that women should have the freedom to make for themselves,” Stein said. “And that's why I'm in court fighting to ensure women can continue to access this medication.”

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