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February 15, 2024
The eldest of three children born to parents who immigrated to the U.S. from Zimbabwe, Bernice Meja lived in Durham until age six when her parents moved to Canada for new opportunities. She was a determined and involved student.  “I just love to learn. I was very much a nerd—the typical child of...
February 8, 2024
In celebration of Black History Month, this article explores the rich history of Black alumni at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). By delving into the past experiences and achievements of Black graduates, we honor their contributions while shedding light on the evolution of...
January 29, 2024
Senior David Gonzalez Chavez was making the most of UNC before he even stepped foot on campus. As a recipient of the Global Gap Year Fellowship from Campus Y, he spent nine months working with children in a community center in Belfast, Northern Ireland. When his gap year got cut short because of...