The club hosts two guest speakers a month, who share their experiences over a Zoom call with the club members. The guest speakers are either living with a rare disease or have someone close to them with a rare disease. Speakers utilize the space to share their stories and experiences, and offer opportunities for people to ask questions.
UNC senior Katie Horn created a petition calling for a mental health day off, which gathered over 3,000 signatures.
With the fall semester well underway, many are already wondering what the spring semester will entail.
Now that midterm season has begun in many classes, some UNC students reflect on the challenges associated with preparing for exams in a remote setting.
UNC said it won't release the number of cases within each COVID-19 cluster, citing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Here's why some law experts are questioning this.
This group of UNC students created a new organization to bring awareness to and provide support for students' mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florence Fearrington, a 1958 graduate of UNC, donated a rare book collection earlier this summer valued at $6.2 million to University Libraries. The gift of over 4,000 books and objects will be added to the Wilson Special Collections Library and includes rare materials on natural history and children’s literature.
In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd, several student groups, including UNC Black Congress and the Black Student Movement, have been involved in organizing protests against police brutality and systemic racism across the Triangle. However, given UNC’s safety guidelines for the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, questions remain as to how protesting efforts will be carried out on the University’s campus during the upcoming semester.
Rising sophomore Clay Morris recently produced his own podcast, called SEGREgayTION, which aims to hold LGBTQ+ related discussions with other LGBTQ+ men of color like himself. Morris, who has been learning to produce audio as he goes, wanted to create a space to hold discourse specifically focused on intersectionality and the experiences of being a person of color and a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
The Campus Safety Commission met Wednesday to discuss how University safety and health guidelines will proceed in the fall semester. The commission also finalized a statement that was sent out the following day, which acknowledged the role of systemic racism in acts of police brutality and expressed the commission's intent to continue to foster safety and justice on campus.