“This will say loud and clear, ‘Journalism is alive and well.’”
“This event was planned months ago. But it has become tragically, urgently relevant in light of this weekend’s events.”`
The Faculty Executive Committee came together on Monday to discuss infrastructure, efficiency and operations.
“For me, even giving $20 right now would be a big deal. Next time they call I need to be prepared to say no.”
Earlier in the day at the Orange County Courthouse, Little was found guilty of defacing a public statue or monument. She will not have to pay court costs or restitution. She had been charged with the misdemeanor after she poured red paint and her own blood on Silent Sam on April 30. Activists then gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza at 7 p.m. for a "teach-in" on racism and social justice.
Mallory Ward's Wilmington home is caught in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
More than 400 UNC faculty members have weighed in on the Silent Sam debate, signing a letter stating their support for 54 Black faculty who called for the statue’s removal at the beginning of September.
Released emails from 2017 reveal donor concerns over Silent Sam as the as the Nov. 15 deadline to create a plan for the monument's future approaches.
These eight co-chairs join a growing list of faculty, Chapel Hill businesses and local organizations that have publicly opposed reinstating Silent Sam in McCorkle Place.
“(The recently implemented fee) doesn’t fix the problem, but it gives us a big step,” said Dean of the Business School Doug Shackelford. “The school’s been a great school; it will remain a great school.”
Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor and congress editor at The New York Times, spoke with UNC School of Media and Journalism professor Ryan Thornburg about growing up Jewish in Atlanta, the current state of the press and the rise of bigotry in the United States on Monday.
Jennifer Ho is a professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature.
Jessie Huang is the president of the Asian Students Association.