“I think the Board of Governors has had ample time to do something. And I believe they've just been dithering.”
“I know how difficult these past few months have been and am sorry that this semester has been so trying and painful for many as we struggle to deal properly with Silent Sam,” Folt said in a campuswide email following the rejection of the plan she and the BOT presented for the future of the Confederate monument.
Counter-protesters emphasized the importance of continuing to fight, even if the supporters of Silent Sam don't show up.
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The new building would be a center meant to contextualize UNC's history, Folt said at the Monday morning meeting.
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“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.”`
Signs taped to the base of Silent Sam in January 2018 reproached University administrators for their actions regarding the Confederate memorial.
Chancellor Carol Folt and university officials speak to members of the press following the UNC Board of Trustee’s Dec. 3 meeting, where the board announced its proposal for the future of Silent Sam, at Carolina Inn.
Members of the UNC Board of Trustees gather before the reconvening of the open session of the board’s Dec. 3 meeting, where Chancellor Folt set forth the board’s proposal for the future of Silent Sam.
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.