César Chávez Cultural Center 35th Anniversary: Interview with Scott Van Loo
Interview with Scott Van Loo, a part of César Chávez Cultural Center 35th Anniversary celebration. On September 3, 2020 the César Chávez Cultural Center celebrated their 35th Anniversary. “A Legacy of Paying it Forward” is the theme and the starting point for asking past directors of the Center, how they've "paid it forward" through the years during and after their time at UNC.
February 01, 2021
Advocacy is central to us in Student Senate and we’d like to take some time to acknowledge some of the observances during the month of February. Here are just some of the ways in which we can begin to create awareness and advocacy during this month as well as learn about resources that are available.
February 01, 2021
The Divine 9 at UNC
Lexus Harris share who the Divine 9 are, how they came about, their importance, and her personal involvement in one on campus.
January 28, 2021
Reisher Scholars Program Student Stories: Daisy Solis
Meet Daisy Solis, a first-generation, first-citizen, and latinx woman studying Biological Science with an emphasis in Pre-Health. Muniratu is also part of the 2020 Transfer cohort of the Reisher Scholars Program.
January 26, 2021
Reisher Scholars Program Student Stories: Tara Polhamus
Meet Tara Polhamus, a non-traditional, first-generation student at UNC and is part of the 2020 Transfer cohort of the Reisher Scholars Program.
January 26, 2021
Marcus Garvey Cultural Center - Elaina Rollins: Lessons and Resources
Elaina Rollins, a second-year student at UNC studying Business Marketing and the Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, shares lessons and resources she's discovered during her time at UNC.
January 22, 2021
Adjusting to Remote Learning and Self-Care
Special Projects Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Jay-La Blakey-Davidson, shares how she has adjusted to remote learning and what she does for self-care.
January 22, 2021
Center for Women's and Gender Equity Spring 2021 Book Club Kickoff
Since the beginning of Summer 2020, the Center for Women's and Gender Equity has hosted a virtual book club in order to create community, conversation, and to learn more about topics related to feminism, women and gender, gender in relation to other intersecting identities, etc. This semester we will continue to host our virtual book club as we read "Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir" by UNC’s very own Dr. Ather Zia!
January 19, 2021
Welcome to 2021!
Welcome to 2021! As we all approach our quarantine-aversary let's make sure that we’re still taking care of ourselves. Explore real self-love and self-care with me!
January 18, 2021
Welcome to Spring 2021 from CWGE
Welcome (and welcome back) to the Spring 2021 semester (not to mention a whole new year)! As we start this new semester, staff of the Center for Women’s and Gender Equity would like to extend warm greetings, introduce our Center and let you know what we have going on over the next couple of months.
January 11, 2021
César Chávez Cultural Center 35th Anniversary: Interview with Dr. Silvana Gorton (Served 1998-2000)
This year, on September 3, the César Chávez Cultural Center celebrated their 35th Anniversary. “A Legacy of Paying it Forward” is the theme and the starting point for asking past directors of the Center, how they've "paid it forward" through the years during and after their time at UNC.
January 04, 2021
Advocacy is central to us in Student Senate and we’d like to take some time to acknowledge some of the observances during the month of January. Here are just some of the ways in which we can begin to create awareness and advocacy during this month as well as learn about resources that are available.
January 01, 2021
Dr. Jill Biden is a Doctor: An Intersectional Conversation
On December 11, 2020, an Opinion article was published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) titled, “Is There a Doctor in the White House? Not if You Need an M.D.” Writer Joseph Epstein requested that Dr. Jill Biden drop the prefix “Dr.” because not only does it sound fraudulent, but comedic as well. In a mere eight paragraphs, hurt was created. And yet, an outpouring of support followed. This blog provides an opportunity to process your own experience while holding space for an intersectional conversation.
December 18, 2020
Keeley’s Not So Secret, Campus Secrets: Writing Center and Tutorial Services
Hi I'm Keeley, a fifth-year student at UNC. As I reflect on my experience and think about the new students stepping onto campus, I have some not so secret “secrets” to share with you in hopes to make your life as a Bear the best it can be! So let's talk about my next little secret: the Writing Center and Tutorial Services.
December 06, 2020
The Significance of Kamala Harris as Vice President
Outreach Specialist for the CWGE, Destiny Fay, talks about the significance that Vice President Kamala Harris had on her as a woman of color. How her address impacted not only Destiny, but every woman that watched her give her speech and how Kamala Harris has changed the outlook on the future for women.
December 04, 2020