As tensions rise between the US and China over trade, international students find themselves caught in the middle of the two superpowers.
The Conflict over Gaza conference, held at the University from March 22 to 24, aimed to “shed much needed light on the current realities in the Gaza Strip,” according to its webpage.
At the University Faculty Council meeting on Friday, members said goodbye to Chairperson Leslie Parise, proposed a resolution to investigate police conduct in light of recent protests and discussed the cap on the scholarship budget for need-based aid.
With Chancellor Carol Folt gone, her endeavor, the Campaign for Carolina, continues on. The initiative has outpaced its goal by raising $2.51 billion out of $4.25 billion in under two years.
The Advisory Committee hopes to appoint an interim chairperson by early April.
College campuses, including UNC, have come under fire recently for censoring controversial viewpoints, particularly those of conservatives. But how do students feel?
Many anti-Silent Sam protesters were in the courthouse during all four trials, and some mentioned a discomfort with the judge handing down the rulings.
Despite the rain, cold and mud, members of a pro-Confederate group and counter-protesters turned up at UNC for clashing demonstrations on Saturday.
"It just shows me that there are other people on campus who look like me, who can give me guidance if I need it.”
Students have protested and advocated for a center on campus solely dedicated to the Latinx community since 2007. Now, the Carolina Latinx Center will have its own space and focus on community, service, scholarship and engagement.