Students Have Wasted Over 150 Days this School Year​ Protesting Silent Sam

On a rainy Thursday afternoon a lethargic group of about 20 students and faculty gathered again outside the South Building to protest against Silent Sam with a sit-in. Sit-ins like this have been a daily occurrence since the semester began on August 22. “We’ve been doing this every day,” says grad student Maya Little, “It’sContinue reading “Students Have Wasted Over 150 Days this School Year​ Protesting Silent Sam”

17 Alleged UNC Professors Vow to Remove Silent Sam by Force

On Sunday morning, an anonymous group of 17 faculty members decided to take the Silent Sam issue into their own hands. The self-proclaimed “group of 17” delivered an ultimatum to Chancellor Folt via e-mail: remove the statue by March 1st at midnight, or we will do it ourselves. Exactly when the group would act, however,Continue reading “17 Alleged UNC Professors Vow to Remove Silent Sam by Force”

Tar Heel Baseball: A Safe Space for UNC Conservatives

They say there’s nothing more American than baseball. From the open air, the sweet crack of the bat, the smell of hot dogs on the grill, everything about baseball has always been associated with America. At Boshamer Stadium on an overcast Sunday afternoon, students line the stands to watch our boys in blue face ECUContinue reading “Tar Heel Baseball: A Safe Space for UNC Conservatives”