Hannah McClellan

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Second year graduate student Laura D'agati stands outside the American Indian Center where she works, located inside Abernathy Hall, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. "I'm applying to law school this fall to hopefully work on tribal recognition policy," D'agati said.

'Everyone’s different, you know?': Celebrating Native American heritage without generalization

Laura D'Agati raises an interesting question — should November be called "American Indian Heritage Month" when tribe members and Native American people often feel generalized by American culture? “So often Native people are relegated to the past and history books, and their presence in the present is ignored," she said. Read more to discover this unique and important perspective about the Native American people, and how they are stirring social change in and out of the UNC community.



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UNC-system President Margaret Spellings met with reporters on Wednesday to discuss her early resignation, Silent Sam and her relocation to North Carolina.

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UNC-system President Margaret Spellings met with reporters on Wednesday to discuss her early resignation, Silent Sam and her relocation to North Carolina.


The Board of Governors' Nov. 9 meeting included remarks from Margaret Spellings on her announcement to resign as UNC-system president, a public comment session on Silent Sam and a grant supporting adult students. 

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The Board of Governors' Nov. 9 meeting included remarks from Margaret Spellings on her announcement to resign as UNC-system president, a public comment session on Silent Sam and a grant supporting adult students. 


Joseph Caddell, a visiting lecturer in the History department, sits in his office — which is brimming with books and posters.

Joseph Caddell

Joseph Caddell, a visiting lecturer in the History department, sits in his office — which is brimming with books and posters.