Asheville supports impoverished communities at OpenDoors of Asheville gala

OpenDoors of Asheville, a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of impoverished children, held their annual gala and auction, Art Affair 2017: Urban Canvas to raise money for the organization in order to further the continued efforts to end poverty in Asheville.

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Democracy North Carolina trains lobbyists for upcoming lobby day against gerrymandering

Constituents in districts of Western North Carolina gathered at a training session about lobbying. On Wednesday, the participants will speak to their respective representatives in Raleigh to fight against gerrymandering in the state and congressional districts.

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SGA hosts programs during Black Lives Matter: The Revival week

SGA hosted the week-long event Black Lives Matter: The Revival. The events proved to be successful in engaging the campus community and surfaced important conversations about inclusion, diversity and the importance of maintaining this conversation outside of the event.

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Chancellor Mary Grant speaks with SGA about progressing positive leadership in community

SGA held their 50th senate meeting and welcomed Chancellor Mary K. Grant and the UNC Asheville College Republicans. Grant encouraged the members of SGA to continue being leaders of their communities and also encouraged keeping an open dialogue between oneself and those who may hold conflicting opinions.

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Student opinions on SGA show engagement within campus community could be improved

Students expressed their opinions about SGA and their involvement with the campus community. The need for student opinions followed an SGA senate meeting where the topic of increasing student engagement was addressed.

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