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4/17/2018 9:01pm

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Editorial: The Gilded Now

The first Gilded Age was a time of technological, social and cultural transition which only came to its close with the crisis of WWI and the devastation of the Great Depression. Twain is oftentimes (probably mis-) attributed with saying that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it definitely rhymes.


4/15/2018 8:06pm

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Editorial: Thank you, CUAB

CUAB activities can be hit-or-miss. But this year, the programs offered have been hitting what students want right on the nail. 


4/9/2018 7:07pm

Column: Stand by controversial opinion writers

Controversial thinkers are the mainstay of historical moments. They look at the world and find it wanting in some way. But not only do they find it wanting, they strive against the status quo. Sometimes, these people are on the wrong side of history. Other times, they are not. Either way they promote discourse and deep thought and sometimes even action. 

4/8/2018 8:16pm

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Editorial: UNC may need to require on-campus housing if nothing changes

Balancing the need for luxury and affordable housing is hard enough, but Chapel Hill also has thousands of students competing with working class families for cheap housing options. In context, it is no wonder the area has challenges finding housing for everyone. 


4/5/2018 10:45pm

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Op-Ed: Predatory behavior continues

"I hope all of our MJ-school women and men will be prepared when the next unwarranted and unwelcome “come on” is mixed up with a professional media request."


4/3/2018 9:35pm

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Editorial: Big business is appealing, but people come first

The Chapel Hill Town Council decision to continue with plans to displace a mobile home community in place of a luxury apartment complex in January was met with much criticism from organizations like the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town. The Town Council did not do much to accommodate those that were going to lose their homes, but this is a lesson that students can learn from because helping community members who need it most is more important than town development.


3/25/2018 8:44pm

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Editorial: Happy internship season, Tar Heels

It may be time to shed your winter bae to prepare yourself for the next season which involves just as much unrequited love, rejection and, on rare occasion, affirmation.  Internship Season is upon us. Here are some guidelines for navigating these next few stressful months!


3/8/2018 8:35pm

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Opinion: A guide to escaping Chapel Hill

If you’re stuck in Chapel Hill this spring break, have no fear. There are tons of fun, affordable and exciting things to do outside of the Chapel Hill bubble.


2/25/2018 11:24pm

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Editorial: Tucker Carlson is not a journalist

 The Triad Foundation gave over $56,000 that year to the Media Research Center, a nonprofit whose self-proclaimed sole mission is “To expose and neutralize the propaganda arm of the Left: the national news media.” 


2/20/2018 7:01pm

Opinion: Olympics end, inequality stays

Building up male-dominated sports as more exciting than women-dominated sports brings up the complicated history of the exclusion of women in society.