On Friday night, Wilkerson, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, spoke to about 250 attendees on the cultural effects and historical importance of the migration of black southerners in search of work between World War I and 1970.
Safety is often overlooked by UNC students. They cross busy streets and walk home from the library late at night without thinking twice. Every now and then, they encounter a problem. For those in need, there are several local services to provide legal assistance and preventive measures.
Sophomore Hans Peng, the only candidate for Residence Hall Association president, said he will bring a commitment to increasing the organization’s visibility to his almost-guaranteed presidency.
Despite the historically bad blood between them, students at UNC and Duke University are eager to cooperate with one another. By the extended Nov. 22 deadline, the Kenan-Biddle Partnership had received about 90 proposals for its newly announced grant, suggested to be about $5,000 per proposal, said Ron Strauss, executive associate provost and co-chairman of the partnership’s review committee.
Before a crowd of more than 100, Dame Averil Cameron, a recently retired warden of Keble College at Oxford University, said Monday that history is not based solely on truth. In her lecture, titled “Empire, Empires and the End of Antiquity,” Cameron brought history to life while touching on the sometimes biased nature of historical analysis.
The present is the optimal time to change the past. That was the message Holocaust survivor Irving Roth shared with attendees Monday night in an event sponsored by Christians United for Israel, a national and campus organization. Roth told his story to a crowd of about 45 in Dey Hall.
Students working out at the gym this month could be helping more than just themselves. In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, UNC’s Student Recreation Center is hosting “Commit to be Fit.”