9/8/2015 12:58am

‘Joke candidates’ flood filing for 2016 elections

More than 1,000 individuals, including potential independent candidates Deez Nuts and Sydneys Voluptuous Buttocks, have filed statements of candidacy for the 2016 presidential election — more than double the number of statements filed in 2012. 

9/4/2015 12:15am

Poll: Book-banning gets approval boost

Since its release in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” has sold more than 65 million copies, and in that time, it has continually created a firestorm of debate over its fluent profanity. 

8/25/2015 12:50am

Race and the court's biggest decision

Craig Hicks and Dylann Roof are both charged with multiple counts of murder in the shooting deaths of several people. Both could face capital punishment. Both received national attention.

8/19/2015 12:24am

Opinion: Board of Governors must engage the public

With the UNC Board of Governors’ interview process for the next UNC-system president slated to begin in September, the board’s unwillingness to make more than token efforts at democratization is disheartening.