THIS WEEK IN THE CLEANSE: Haiti Has Been Fighting U.S. Racism Since 1804. And isn’t that the truth?

By Lydia Shiel, Staff Columnist The past four months have been particularly fruitful as far as horrifying news concerning international relations with Haiti go. But then again, so have the past 200 years.   Dick Durbin informed us at the beginning of the year that Donald Trump referred to Haiti and some unnamed African nations as sh**holes [...]

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Rey: A Force of Nature

By Sarah Muzzillo I'm a brand new Star Wars fan. It's sad to admit, but I had never seen any of the movies prior to a couple months ago. I’m sure your jaw just hit the [...]

Poem: Dr. Tanya Shields

By Callie Wallace The day I presented my feminist action project I cried. Ugly cried. Leave-the-room-to-get-my-shit-together cried. I thought I was prepared to talk [...]

Anisha Padma

Photo by Dicle Kara 1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? I’m really excited that Monsoon (A UNC-based South Asian Affairs Platform) is up and [...]

Shilpa Kancharla

Interview by Parisa Shah. Photographs by Alice Wilder Shilpa Kancharla is a DJ at WXYC, a research assistant at a physics lab, and a firm lover of science and learning. She [...]

Cecilia Polanco

1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? My proudest accomplishment is starting a food truck and catering company, So Good Pupusas, this past summer. [...]

June Beshea

Interview by Amanda Kubic, photographs by Alice Wilder June Beshea, a senior chemistry and biology double major, is doing radical and meaningful work for Black women, [...]

Anne Feng

By Emily Hagstrom She’s a fast-talking biology major from Cary, NC, who can explain complex scientific processes in a way that even a five year old could understand. I [...]

Kelsea McLain

By Justine Schnitzler Every day Kelsea McLain makes the decision to fight for safe, judgement-free abortion access. McLain works in graduate office of the Sociology [...]

Terri Phoenix

1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? There are many things of which I am proud. As a first generation student I am proud to have completed my bachelors, [...]

Not that type of funny bone: being a woman in comedy at UNC

By Ellie Rodriguez Hannah Jones’ dream for women in comedy is to one day be able to go up on stage and pretend to masturbate as a cisgender woman actually would, rather [...]