“The biggest thing is making sure we’re balancing ourselves because we are a student-led organization, but also presenting ourselves available for our community members when they need us.”
Mi Pueblo combines artistic expression with real-life coping skills in a CAPS-led Zoom meeting last week.
Film Fest 919 is now hosting a Social Distancing Film, Song and Photo Festival. Participants are encouraged to submit short films, re-enact scenes and songs from a favorite film, create a music video or create a photo montage.
Town of Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle is urging everyone to read and share poems during April's Poetry Month.
In light of the current coronavirus crisis, The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History has created a new format to continue their 2020 Author's Discussion Series. They plan to offer a virtual platform to their speakers and are attempting to find similar alternatives for other such speaking engagements that have been recently cancelled.
Casey Longyear and Marsche Wyche opened Rumors Boutique in 2007. They were not expected to be successful, but 13 years later, they have not only expanded but have also created a positive work environment.
Lizzy Campbell, a UNC sophomore and musician, just released her fourth EP on SoundCloud. "Suggestion Box" includes tracks such as "Butterscotch Brownies," "burnt red" and "Amidst the Chaos." The EP's title comes from Campbell's quest to find song ideas: a Google Form she sent out to her friends asking for three random words and a chord she had to use.
“As we’re college students learning how to live on our own and function on our own, it's really important to make these habits now,” Ragsdale said. “Our habits now will probably stick with us for a very long time in our adult life.”
Student-led organizations like Coulture Magazine, Carolina Quarterly and Cellar Door are facing new challenges in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Their dilemmas beg the question: how does an on-campus publication continue when the people behind the scenes are no longer on campus?
Mi Pueblo and UNC Counseling and Psychological Services hosted a virtual event called Reclaiming Identity and Direction in Life on April 16, 2020. Mirella Flores from CAPS led the event.