As UNC aims to reckon with its past, the history of slavery interests many students and professors. Slaves helped to build the University and dealt with abuse in Chapel Hill and beyond.
Presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders visited UNC for a campaign rally Thursday.
United Nations official Filippo Grandi came to UNC Thursday and discussed the global refugee crisis.
At the latest Faculty Executive Committee meeting, a new communication service, the Three Zeroes Initiative and the Program on Civic Virtue and Civil Discourse were on tap for discussion.
Other universities in the country have taken out call boxes because mobile phones have made them obsolete. What about UNC? Despite the fact that the investment, which totals over $1 million dollars and 300 boxes at this point, has been deemed both practically and cost-ineffective by many law enforcement professionals, students on campus feel they give peace of mind. While apps and mobile devices, which are almost always equipped with sophisticated tracking devices, seem to be the more accessible and convenient option for emergency situations, UNC Public Safety spokespersons have said there are no plans to remove the boxes. The project, which has spanned over 30 years on UNC's campus, has been used more successfully than some other schools, which removed boxes after years of nonuse.
Attendees dressed up in wizardry robes, drank Butterbeer and played Quidditch-themed cornhole at Cobbwarts, a Harry Potter-themed event sponsored by the Residence Hall Association.
“I can’t put it into words how I feel after I finish a performance, and especially after I do it with the people that I really like dancing with. That just makes it all worth it, the constant practicing and all that.”
A camera left outside Lenoir last year has resurfaced, and it contains an interesting snapshot of 'students just being students.'
A subcommittee of the Campus Security Committee met to discuss the possibility of creating additional oversight committees to handle Title IX and Clery Act related incidents.
The Clef Hangers' annual Winter Jam concert was a success on many levels, with audience engagement, as well as bringing a community of a cappella singers together.
Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees, came to UNC on Sept. 21 to discuss the global refugee crisis.