Christina Townsend

1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? I am a firm believer that our proudest accomplishments often derive from our most difficult [...]

Sierra Atwater

1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? The summer after my first year, I earned the opportunity to do research at Johns Hopkins University [...]

Tia Holmes

Story and photo by Ellie Rodriguez. Most people like Tia are born with cerebral palsy (CP), or develop it very soon after birth. CP can affect people in [...]

In Solidarity

We, the members of Siren Magazine, feel called to express our support for UNC’s Muslim Students Association and Students for Justice in Palestine. We fully [...]

The Real Silent Sam Coalition: Manifesto 2015

The Real Silent Sam Coalition (RSSC) is an alliance organization of students, faculty, staff and community members who collectively work to confront the [...]

Stop HB 465

We’re going to make this quick, because we don’t have a lot of time. A terrible bill was just announced and it’s going to impact all of us here in North [...]

Ending “Busy”: Feminism, Mental Health, and Student Self-Care

Trigger warning for discussions of mental health and related subjects, including suicide. There is one subject that Carolina students—and specifically [...]

Open Community Letter: #KeepUNCSafe

To our community in Chapel Hill: Last semester, a group of concerned students created a phrase to summarize the growing focus of their activist work: [...]

It Happens Here: Street Harassment and Violence in the “Southern Part of Heaven”

As members of the senior class have begun to mentally prepare for that fateful day in May, many of us have started waxing poetic about the Chapel Hill icons we [...]

An Open Letter to the UNC Board of Governors, Re: Cap and Freeze

Dear North Carolina Board of Governors, How dare you? This Friday, y’all voted unanimously to “cap and freeze” the amount of my university’s revenue [...]