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‘Reparations, retract or resign’: Guskiewicz challenged on $2.5 million Silent Sam deal

‘Reparations, retract or resign’: Guskiewicz challenged on $2.5 million Silent Sam deal

HIGHER EDUCATION — At a Faculty Council meeting on Friday, student protesters called on Guskiewicz to make reparations, retract or resign with regard to the Silent Sam settlement. Faculty also called for the administration to publicly oppose the BOG decision.

Faculty sign letter in support of student activists arrested in Pittsboro protests

Faculty sign letter in support of student activists arrested in Pittsboro protests

HIGHER EDUCATION — Some UNC faculty released a letter in support of graduate students arrested when protesting a Confederate monument in Pittsboro.

We May Never Know Their Names

We May Never Know Their Names

HUMAN INTEREST — The history and identity uncovered by preservationists in The Old Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Student experiences with pit preacher raise free speech concerns

Student experiences with pit preacher raise free speech concerns

HIGHER EDUCATION — A interaction between a student and a campus preacher raises questions on 1st Amendment rights.

Suede and Skyscrapers

Suede and Skyscrapers

TRENDS — Velvet, corduroy, etc. have been front runners in the recent fall collections of major designers and for department store brands. This trend is not to be overlooked. Texture is the perfect way to express style and personality in a work environment.

Podcasts, Professionals and Sippy Cup Queens

Podcasts, Professionals and Sippy Cup Queens

A meditation on favorite podcasts and young adulthood

Here’s how students feel about Tim Moore potentially serving as UNC-system president

Here’s how students feel about Tim Moore potentially serving as UNC-system president

HIGHER EDUCATION — There are mixed responses throughout the UNC community about the possibility of N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore running for UNC-system president.

When N.C. healthcare wouldn’t cover his top surgery, Owen Conley turned to GoFundMe

When N.C. healthcare wouldn’t cover his top surgery, Owen Conley turned to GoFundMe

HUMAN INTEREST — Because of N.C. State Health Plan’s policy, the $9,000 estimated cost of the surgery, and potentially all future trans-related health care, will fall on Conley.

Glamour With A Green Thumb

Glamour With A Green Thumb

FASHION — New York Fashion Week sets the tone for upcoming fashion weeks in Paris, Milan and London. Previewing the spring 2020 trends gives insight on what to expect from major designers and mainstream trends in the coming months.

‘How much power do we really have?’: Faculty discuss Program for Public Discourse

‘How much power do we really have?’: Faculty discuss Program for Public Discourse

HIGHER EDUCATION — Members for the Program for Public Discourse met with UNC faculty members on Monday to discuss how to facilitate civil conversations in their classrooms while also commenting on the program’s origins and long-term motivations.

Professor uses 3D printing to address birth control and HIV prevention worldwide

Professor uses 3D printing to address birth control and HIV prevention worldwide

HIGHER EDUCATION — Here’s how a UNC biomedical engineering professor is working to improve contraceptive care and STD prevention among women with 3D printing technology.

‘It’s OK to be gay in medicine’: Q-Connect to partner with Queer Straight Alliance

‘It’s OK to be gay in medicine’: Q-Connect to partner with Queer Straight Alliance

HIGHER EDUCATION — Q-Connect, a group centered around LGBTQ+ affirmation and education, has partnered with the Queer Straight Alliance at UNC to help medical students learn how to help LGBTQ+ individuals and foster an inclusive environment.

Meet Angela Kashuba, the Pharmacy school’s first female dean

Meet Angela Kashuba, the Pharmacy school’s first female dean

HIGHER EDUCATION — The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy celebrates the new dean, Angela Kashuba as the first woman to take the position.

Faculty Executive Committee addresses Duke-UNC Middle East program and other issues

Faculty Executive Committee addresses Duke-UNC Middle East program and other issues

HIGHER EDUCATION — The Faculty Executive Committee gathered Monday afternoon to consider complexities in leadership, debates over the spring “Conflict over Gaza” Conference and the concerns of student government.

650 West

650 West

YOUTH VOICES — 650 West is an interactive magazine highlighting issues like climate change, gun violence and student identity.

‘It’s A Beautiful Vision’: Students and Residents Gather to Mourn Fallen Emu

‘It’s A Beautiful Vision’: Students and Residents Gather to Mourn Fallen Emu

HUMAN INTEREST — Students and community members gathered on Sunday night for a vigil to remember Eno the emu.

It Can’t Just Be Another Wednesday

It Can’t Just Be Another Wednesday

GUN VIOLENCE — School was canceled because a woman was loose in Denver with a gun. This shouldn’t be normal.

Kids Keep Getting Killed By Guns. As Teen Journalists, We Had to Tell Their Stories

Kids Keep Getting Killed By Guns. As Teen Journalists, We Had to Tell Their Stories

GUN VIOLENCE — 1,200 children fatally shot since Parkland meant 1,200 lives to document. Every one of them deserves your attention.

Since Parkland

Since Parkland

GUN VIOLENCE — a teen-led multimedia project spotlighting the 1,200 children and teenagers fatally shot by American guns in the year since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.