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Letter: Three reasons why we should support Roy

In his letter outlining the ways in which Roy Williams has failed to live up to John Wooden’s life credo, Mr. James Harris demonstrated an incredible acuity: the ability to flawlessly count to six.



Letter: ​Do not dismiss what you cannot disprove

Steve Kirschner, our Director of Athletic Communications, yesterday admonished the Daily Tar Heel for publishing letters critical of Roy Williams. He argues that their actions “smear the reputation of the coach, program and university.”



Letter: ​Make student seating denser to improve it

I am writing in response to the editorial asking for ideas for better student seating.



Letter: The Pit Preacher has a right to free speech

In response to the editorial titled “Free speech is good in theory, but not so easy in practice,” I agree that free speech is a right that applies to all people.



Letter: Roy’s critics didn’t know their facts

Twice in the last three days The Daily Tar Heel has published letters that have for all intents and purposes assassinated the character of men’s basketball coach Roy Williams.



Letter: ​Have opinions? Join our editorial board!

The opinion section of The Daily Tar Heel functions as a sounding board for what the public has to say and as a platform for great writers to freely express themselves.



Letter: UNC’s NCAA title was an illicit achievement

The powder blue and white confetti has been swept away, and the last embers of the bonfires have burned out.



Letter: ​Wooden would not be proud of Roy Williams

John Wooden lived by these words: 1. Never lie.



Letter:​ Cowardice will not make a difference

I am a non-student reader. I am old and liberal.



Letter: We should care about what the people think

Over the past several years it has become apparent to me that this nation’s people-centered, democratic republic has become eroded to the point of no longer functioning as, of and for the people.



Letter: Support fluoridated water in communities

I applaud the April 17 editorial cartoon supporting the benefits of fluoridation.



Letter: Money should never trump civil rights

HB2 and the subsequent “compromise bill,” HB 142, are actually identity-based issues about the rights of the LGBTQ community, and in particular, the transgender community.



Letter: ​Celebrate research from undergraduates

On April 27, UNC students from all fields of study will present their research at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 18th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research.



Letter: ​Feeding prisoners is not shameful

I was disappointed to read “The Real Price of Food,” which argues that we should avoid business with UNC’s food service provider because “Aramark supplies food for public and private prisons,” and thus “If you’re against Aramark for their prison involvement,” you should “speak out with your dollars.”



Letter: Safe spaces are not segregation

We are two ‘non-whites’ who felt compelled to respond to your letter to the editor which claimed that a space for only people of color is evidence of reverse-racism. We disagree.



Letter: A non-whites only space is reverse racist

In February of 2017, University of Michigan students demanded a non-whites only, segregated space to organize social justice efforts.



Letter: ​Celebrate Holi Moli and UNC diversity

For years, Carolina has put on one of the biggest events of the year, Holi Moli, an opportunity to celebrate the Southeast Asian festival, Holi, with the campus community.



Letter: A pre-graduation graduation speech

It’s spring, and the graduates are in bloom in their array of beautiful — yet sometimes tacky — colors in every city and state in this country. 



Letter: ​Corporations have no soul, are not people

There is a ballot measure, the “We the People” Act (H453 and S354), making its way through the legislative process stating that corporations are NOT people and money is NOT speech.



Letter: ​Bo time? More like antibiotics time…

Bo time is a good time. However, it could be better if this well-known company would fully commit to taking all routine antibiotics out of their products.