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Thursday March 23rd

Catherine Hemmer


Joseph Locklear, a sophomore studying health care, won the Udall Scholarship last week. He belongs to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.


Co-producer of “Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory,” Katina Parker (right), participates in a panel discussion Monday.


During "Sharing Our Experiences," Anan Zhou, co-chair of Project Dinah; Kaori Sueyoshi, founder of SURGE; and Wilson Hood, managing editor of The Siren, shared their thoughts on topics ranging from reproductive justice to gender neutral housing.


Will Partin, a graduate student at UNC, is planning on teaching a new course, Press Play: the critical histories of video games, this summer. "I believe video games are an important cultural artifact and university seminars are one of the best places to develop it. Video games are something people are interested in and I've always wanted to teach it."


The Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach Committee is hosted an event on Wednesday evening entitled "Sharing Our Experiences." During the event, a panel of students shared their thoughts on topics ranging from reproductive justice to gender neutral housing. The keynote speaker at the event was William Jardell, a contestant in America's Next Top Model. William Jardell explained that when the show started airing, he "got so many letters saying that I have given people the courage to come out to their families." "People don't like things they can't understand and that's where I am in the journey of LGBT rights, they need to be educated."


Students at Carrboro Elementary School attend classes in English for half of the day and a foreign language for the second half of the day as part of a dual language immersion program. These programs result in higher EOG test scores. Nathan Ludington (10), Lucy Mills (9), and Maddie Hamilton (10) study fossils during the English portion of their day.

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