Some UNC students have turned to creative outlets, such as painting and meditation, to help them cope with mental health challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With COVID-19 cancelling job and internship opportunities, UNC students are creating their own businesses to make some money.
UNC arts students face the criticism head-on and stand firm in their decision to major in creative areas.
Despite the disruption to their scheduled spring season, theater organizations at UNC, like Kenan Theatre Company and Company Carolina, are looking forward to the fall with shows like "Kemps" and "Iphigenia 2.0." Other student-run companies, such as The LAB! Theatre and UNC Pauper Players, are reviewing proposals for next season.
“We’ve been relying a little bit more on social media to get the word out,” said Loreleis public manager Amy Smith. “We usually still use social media pretty heavily when we are on campus, because everyone uses it for the most part, but now it’s more of a transition from publicizing the concert to publicizing the album.”
Local artist and UNC student Alessandro Uribe-Rheinbolt is giving back to the community by donating the profits from selling his art to the employees at Cosmic Cantina.
Any and all students are encouraged to participate in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon that works to diversify the perspective of edits made on the popular online encyclopedia.
“It’s nice to create a space for the audience and the performers where they feel safe and respected, and it’s kind of like they’re coming home. It’s like performing for family.”
Sustainability, accessibility and gender equity are coming to the Pit at next Monday's Feminist Clothing Swap, all for just three for $5.
On Monday night, UNC English professor Martin Johnson will be showing four films that highlight race, gender and perspective from the 1960s.