UNC Chapel Hill

In the wake of Virginia governor Ralph Northam’s alleged blackface photos in his medical school yearbook, photos have surfaced of college students in blackface in a UNC-Chapel Hill yearbook from 1979. The pictures surfaced this week and featured members of Chi Phi Fraternity. The fraternity existed on Carolina’s campus before the Civil War and is still […]

This morning, the Board of Trustees at UNC-Chapel Hill voted to revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary degree. He received the degree in 2003 at UNC’s commencement ceremony. He was the keynote speaker that year. Chancellor Carol Folt said that Bill Cosby’s “acts were so counter to our campus values that this prestigious honor is no longer […]

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was at the center of an act of vandalism when a Confederate statue was tagged with graffiti over the holiday…

The scandal at UNC Chapel Hill has rocked the collegiate sports world. The debate about paying college athletes has always hinged up this idea that…

I’ve watched over the past few days as people have criticized Janay Rice for staying with Ray Rice. It hurt me to the core to ready their statements and prompted me to share my own story. Sharing my story lead me to the story of another young woman. She was a classmate at UNC-Chapel Hill. […]

The Rev. Jesse Jackson will visit North Carolina Central University as the headline speaker at a Get-Out-the-Vote rally today at 11 a.m. in the Miller – Morgan Building Auditorium. The visit by Jackson, a veteran of the civil rights movement, is organized by the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus. Rev. Jackson will meet on the […]

CHAPEL HILL, Sep 15, 2010 (The News & Observer – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — UNC-Chapel Hill has provided more than 300 students with safety rails for their beds this year and ordered 800 more to meet demand. Hundreds of students have requested the rails after the death of 49-year-old Donna Sykes, who fell […]