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Samantha Neal



Giving up my thing

Every first year has their thing. Usually, it’s something they did in high school and really excelled at or some incredible accomplishment. For me, it was journalism.

Wendy Davis founded Deeds Not Words, a nonprofit organization that connects young activists with resources.

Wendy Davis meets student leaders on campus, emphasizes importance of youth vote

Wendy Davis, a former Texas state senator known for her 11-hour filibuster in 2013 to block a Senate bill restricting abortion, visited campus Thursday to meet with student leaders. She will also hold a roundtable event Friday morning in the Law School and will later visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Chronicle’s Samantha Neal talked with Davis about the presidential election, the ongoing Charlotte protests and student voting as Davis visited Red Mango.

About 100 Divinity School students protested in front of the Chapel Wednesday following the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

Storify: Divinity students protest police violence in front of Duke Chapel Wednesday

Approximately 100 Divinity School students staged a protest outside the Chapel Wednesday afternoon following a fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, a black man, by a police officer in Charlotte. Check out The Chronicle's storify of the event.  [<a href="//" target="_blank">View the story "Storify: Divinity students protest following police violence in Charlotte" on Storify</a>]

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