The UNC-system Board of Governors rejected the plan to house Silent Sam in a new on-campus on building on Friday.
Of the numerous groups on and off campus who have spoken out about Silent Sam's relocation, Carolina Jews for Justice added their voice. Here's what they had to say.
“If you try to be everything to everyone, you end up being nothing to anyone.”
“Maya is the bravest person in Chapel Hill. She put herself on the line, knowing that she faces violence not only from white supremacists, but also the police."
An increase in student fees was officially ratified by the Board of Trustees in November, and now faces approval by the Board of Governors. The new fee of approximately $65 seeks to account for renovations in classrooms and labs. However, student government leaders claim the fee was proposed without a considerable student input. The fee also takes the place of other fees that are being diminished or terminated altogether. Here is the process the fee must go through to be official, and what both sides have to say about it.
As Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledges the "soul searching" she has undergone to consider the many groups that have a stake in the decision, she and the BOT requested an extension for the Silent Sam proposal.
A series of resolutions on contextualization rolled out by the UNC Board of Trustees in 2015 will play a role in how the University decides how to deal with Silent Sam.
Graduate student Maya Little walked out of her Honor Court hearing Friday afternoon. Here's why.
As Maya Little awaits her verdict from the Graduate and Professional Honor Court, it has been discovered that UNC law student Frank Pray, one of the five adjudicators that will decide Little’s fate, has made public comments on Silent Sam in a number of contexts.
Maya Little, the UNC students who protested Silent Sam being located on UNC's campus by marking the statue with red paint and her blood, testified last week against vandalism charges. District Court Judge Samantha Cabe found Little guilt. Here's what happened, and what both sides argued during the hearing.