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1/9/2018 6:58pm

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Column: New semester, renewed mission

Winter break is over. We’re back and ready to report. Spring is a time of growth, and that is what you should expect from this semester’s The Daily Tar Heel. 


11/30/2017 10:29pm

Column: Rural America is more than just white people

Last year’s presidential election opened my eyes to one thing: Many Americans have a largely inaccurate perception of rural America. More specifically, the racial makeup of rural America. Yes, much of Middle America and the Bible Belt is largely white and largely conservative. However, that is not the case everywhere. 


11/28/2017 9:27pm

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Column: Municipalize the Internet

As it currently stands, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to repeal net neutrality. Net neutrality effectively prevents internet service providers from being able to slow speeds for those websites and internet users who don’t pay extra. 


11/28/2017 8:59pm

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Column: We must trust, but verify

Over the past few weeks, we have seen a whirlwind of accusations leveled against political figures. Some of those alleged of malfeasance already hold power, like Al Franken, a Democratic senator from Minnesota. Others are ascendant, like Senate candidate Roy Moore, the aspirant Republican from Alabama.  


11/16/2017 10:20pm

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Column: Taylor, give a damn about your "Reputation"

The night before Taylor Swift’s new album “Reputation” was unleashed upon the waiting world, I boldly announced to my squad, “If Taylor doesn’t address her political silence on the album, I think I’m going to have to let her go.”