Best Buddies Brews Uses Coffee to Influence Social Change

PHOTO & VIDEO VIA AARON MOGER, UNC.EDU Coffee has long been a staple of the American breakfast, but during her time as a Starbucks barista, Carolina senior Jacklyn Googins noticed it was something more than just a drink — it brings people together. That realization led Googins to found Best Buddies … Continued

Virginia Carson Scholar Deepens Understanding of Service, Self in Jamaica

“This is the year. This is the year I’m going abroad.” When Tochi Okeke (’20) began her sophomore year, she was determined to step foot outside the United States for the first time. But her mission wasn’t simply to go; she wanted to grow. Virginia Carson Scholarship Okeke applied for … Continued

International Women’s Day Q&A with Jessica Bolin and Alli Whitenack

The Campus Y has always fostered a sense of gender equality found in few other places at UNC. The original YWCA – established in 1937 and consolidated with the YMCA in 1964 – provided women rare opportunities to gain leadership experience in a male-centered environment. Beginning with the women’s liberation … Continued

CEF Hosts “Abundance,” a National Summit on Homelessness and Poverty

WRITTEN BY CONNIE LONGMATE PHOTOS BY ZIOLA KOWZAN Last year, students at Brown University held the inaugural Summit on Homelessness and Poverty. In doing so, they brought together a coalition of student organizations from across the country dedicated to dismantling systems that perpetuate homelessness and poverty. This year, for one … Continued

Kipp Williams and Raymond Tu Elected 2019-2020 Campus Y Co-Presidents

STORY VIA DAILYTARHEEL.COM. Sophomores Kipp Williams and Raymond Tu aim to expand outreach and inclusivity as part of their co-presidency of the Campus Y. Currently, Williams and Tu are director of membership and director of communications respectively, positions that work closely together. Williams and Tu have both had the opportunity … Continued