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Mary Grace and Sebastian Graber pose for a virtual portrait in their home on Sunday, May 23rd, 2021. Grace is a transfer student at UNC.

UNC students express frustration at lack of COVID-19 vaccine mandate

As other institutions across the country announce that students must be fully vaccinated before they return, some UNC students have expressed frustration at the lack of a mandate at the University. "If we want the pandemic to end, it’s just logical to make it a requirement to show an immunization record for the COVID vaccine,” sophomore Sofia De Oliveira said.

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University Methodist Church on Franklin Street, as pictured on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, had its BLM signs torn down.

Black Lives Matter door knocked down again at University United Methodist Church

A display honoring the Black Lives Matter movement outside of University United Methodist Church was knocked down sometime between the evening of Thursday, May 6 and the morning of Friday, May 7. While a restored version was put back on display by May 14, Rev. Justin Coleman voiced concern that the person or people who knocked down the door might be willing to do harm to people either verbally or physically.

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People gather in Raleigh on Saturday May 15, 2021 to protest the Israeli Palestine conflict. Photo courtesy of Nadeen Atieh.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict inspires protests, vigil in Raleigh and faculty statement

People in North Carolina have shown support for Palestinians during the Israeli attacks, from protests in Raleigh to a statement signed by faculty from 23 colleges and universities across the state. “This has been inspiring to the Palestinians on the ground,” said Nadia Yaqub, a professor in the UNC Department of Asian and Middle Eastern studies. “To know in this very difficult time there are hundreds of people, just in one state, who care enough to sign a statement like this."

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