Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s 1984 medical school yearbook page surfaced with a picture of a man in blackface standing alongside another in KKK robes — both of whom Northam claims are not him. Soon after Northam’s photo went viral, a photo from the Chi Phi fraternity, published in the 1979 edition of the Yackety Yack, UNC's yearbook, depicts a man in blackface being hanged by two other men dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan.
In an effort to reduce campus sexual assault, UNC will participate in a national survey asking about student experiences and opinions on the topic.
The challenge was started at UNC by the Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC Green Labs Committee and The Three Zeros Initiative and will run from January to May.
Student activists protesting a recent Faculty Executive Council meeting told Chancellor Carol Folt that she was a disgrace, and that she should "never utter MLK's words again." This sentiment shared by student activists sparks the question of how acceptable it is to quote Martin Luther King Jr., especially relating to politics — and a question of whether or not it is admissible for white people to use his words. We talked to UNC students to see where they stand on the issue.
To encourage more talented students to apply, the UNC School of Media and Journalism has reworked its application process, relinquishing the GPA requirement.
Pope is the founder, president and CEO of TransEnterix, a medical robotics company.
“I realized that ancient texts that I enjoy reading have a global impact in the world today, and the best way to bring that home, I think, is to have global leaders come into the classroom.”
Suggestions on what to do with Silent Sam posted by the account range from burying the statue like a Terracotta warrior to moving it off campus to a variety of locations.
Symposiums, showcases and talks deliver opportunities to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in research at UNC.
Students protested guest lecturer Ken Klukowski, senior legal editor for Breitbart News Network, condemning his place of employment and positions on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.