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Thursday March 30th

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UNC hosts 2023 Universities Studying Slavery Conference

Twice a year, the Universities Studying Slavery hosts a public conference with a panel filled with dozens of speakers to discuss, collaborate and learn.  This year, the University Commission on History, Race, and a Way Forward will be hosting the 2023 Conference at UNC from March 15 to 18. The four-day program, titled “At This Place: History, Race, and a Way Forward,” will feature speakers from various academic institutions dedicated to creating just and equitable futures.

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Students enjoy Fall Fest on Aug. 14, 2022.

Column: Dear UNC Class of 2027

"Class of 2027, I would like to be completely transparent with you. I have asked several of my classmates what they wish they would’ve known before they decided to commit to UNC — the good, the bad and the ugly."

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Eleanor Bolton, a sophomore majoring in political science is pictured in front of an out-of-service elevator in Hamilton Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023.

'Blatant disrespect and harm': Unreliable elevators highlight campus accessibility issues

Hamilton Hall has two of the most unreliable elevators on campus. Eleanor Bolton, a sophomore studying political science, has been unable to attend some events for her major in Hamilton Hall due to the elevators often being out of service. This is one example of the reality many students, faculty and staff who use wheelchairs or have mobility issues face on campus. "The lack of empathy and humanity with which the problems are being addressed is just completely harmful," Bolton said. "To be told by administrators over and over and over again,  'We're doing our best' when their best is completely illegal and a violation of my human civil rights is just so unbelievable."

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