“Keep Your Eyes on Hellerstedt”

eller NARAL Editorial Piece by Justine Schnitzler—NARAL Campus Representative, UNC-Chapel Hill   In 1973, Roe v. Wade legally consecrated a guaranteed right to terminate pregnancy through the first trimester, as an issue of privacy. Since the landmark Supreme Court decision, state legislatures have, with increasingly frequency, skirted the line [...]

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Sierra Atwater

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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 in the Chemical [...]

Tia Holmes

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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 different ways. ome [...]

When I stopped giving a shit about my zit

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By Sarah Muzzillo It’s been a long week. I’ve gone to bed around 1:30 a.m. and woken up at 8 a.m. for the past five days in a row – thanks to my first ECON midterm. [...]

In Solidarity

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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 support the [...]

Passion in Practice: An Interview

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Aisha Anwar and Layla Qoran spent much of this semester hearing the stories of Muslims across North Carolina and how they express their faith in their daily lives. The stories [...]

The Real Silent Sam Coalition: Manifesto 2015

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

Stop HB 465

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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 Carolina. If [...]

Sorority leaders must stop blaming survivors

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I could never take another a swig of beer. I could dress “modestly” (whatever that means). I could never walk into a dark party and show my moves on the dance floor. I [...]

Dr. Angela Davis: “Racism, Militarism, and Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine”

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On January 19, during the 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at UNC, Dr. Angela Davis gave a lecture she called “Racism, Militarism, and Poverty: From Ferguson [...]

The Case Against Harvard: Why HONY should consider taking underserved scholars to an HBCU

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Featured Photo: Humans of New York creator, Brandon Stanton, Principal Nadia Lopez of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, and Vidal Chastanet, the student whose photo and testimony [...]