Allie Kelly

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Ava Erfani (left), a political science major, addresses a crowd from the steps of Wilson Library during a "No War with Iran" protest on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. “Our entire culture is based around this idea of taarof, a valuing of friendship and showing your appreciation for other people," said Erfani, whose family came from Iran. "It’s a big reason why it upsets me so much to see politicians talking about a place like that as expendable or evil."

'War is never the answer': Students protest Iran conflict on the steps of Wilson

UNC students and members of surrounding communities gathered outside Wilson Library on Monday afternoon to protest the potential war with Iran. Some attendees shared their reasons for opposing conflict in Iran, including personal ties to the country and a hope that the United States will not divert money toward this conflict.  Many similar protests have happened across the country following a strike ordered by President Donald Trump. Some critics of this decision have compared a potential war with Iran that could come from this action to a third world war, especially on social media. 



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The Faculty Executive Committee gathered Monday afternoon to consider complexities in leadership, debates over the spring “Conflict over Gaza” Conference and the concerns of student government.

Faculty Executive Meeting

The Faculty Executive Committee gathered Monday afternoon to consider complexities in leadership, debates over the spring “Conflict over Gaza” Conference and the concerns of student government.


Students and community members gathered on Sunday night for a vigil to remember Eno the emu.

Emu Vigil

Students and community members gathered on Sunday night for a vigil to remember Eno the emu.