UNC student groups are virtually helping new voters register to vote in time to cast their ballots this year. The Chapel Hill community honors the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a march focused on her fight for equality. Some members of Greek organizations across the country say fraternities and sororities need to be abolished. UNC’s history department will not accept new graduate students in 2021. A team of students is continuing to grow gardens on campus, while also growing community.
With UNC moving classes online and cutting back campus operations because of COVID-19, some students worry about the future of their on-campus jobs. Some of these fears were realized last week when Carolina Housing announced that student employees’ jobs would be terminated at the end of October. A new mural coming to Carrboro will honor the fight for an end to systemic racism, while a movie theater in Chapel Hill shines a light on Black stories to start community conversations on race. Because of Coronavirus restrictions, some couples are turning to courthouse weddings. UNC’s oldest co-ed a capella group, Tar Heel Voices, adapts to singing virtually.