Letter: UNC is committed to inclusivity

An article in Tuesday’s The Daily Tar Heel (“House Bill 2 played a role in Angel Collie’s decision to leave UNC for Duke”) gave the impression that UNC President Margaret Spellings may take steps to enforce this new state law.

Letter: Wings Over Chapel Hill screwed me over

I believe Wings Over Chapel Hill is a negative force on our campus community and must be stopped.

Letter: Consider giving your auditor a chance

I was told a horror story last semester starring an “audit troll.”

Letter: Let us unite against Donald Trump

Thanks for the thoughtful editorial on student activism in The Daily Tar Heel. My plea for the next 10 weeks is for activists to unite around the necessity of defeating Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Letter: Peeples’ column cast Ives in bad light

Alexander Peeples’ column rightly casts doubt on the intellectual seriousness of UNC’s new environmental think tank. Climate research commissioned by Phil Berger is about as reliable as a tobacco study paid for by Phillip Morris.

Letter: Opere administration seeking applicants

Apply for the Opere administration! The executive branch of student government is now accepting applications for the positions outlined below to carry out the goals laid out in our platform. 

Letter: We need proportional representation

Representation, or the lack thereof, is the problem.

Letter: How would our founders rate Trump?

Let’s count the ways in which the Republican Party’s nominee for president, Donald Trump, runs afoul of the expectations of our 18th-century Founders.

Letter: Peeples’ column was a personal attack


At first glance, I would have expected Alexander Peeples’ column (Environmental policy at UNC isn’t for sale, Aug.

Letter: More respect for pedestrians is needed


Stepping outside Wilson Library can be a hazardous activity.

Letter: A thank you to those that engaged


I write to extend a heartfelt letter of gratitude to the 300+ community members who attended and spoke at “A Healing Discussion on Race & America” on Monday night at the United Church of Chapel Hill.

Letter: The student-athlete experience at UNC


Looking back at my first two years at UNC, I’m starting to realize it’s not so much the injuries that have wrapped the iconic phrase, “I’m a Tar Heel,” in a somewhat depressing connotation — it’s the feeling of guilt associated with it.

Letter: Moving past being a bystander


For most of the past year, I have been a minority in countries where I did not speak the local language.

Letter: The importance of Carolina Horizons


This past week, the American Indian Center (AIC) held its annual Carolina Horizons program.

Letter: Support for athletes is putting school first


The DTH editorial, “More support is critical,” characterizes the fundamental conflict of interest between Big Time sports and university education.

Letter: Millennials cannot remain silent

On the final day of Early Voting for North Carolina’s June primary, voters seemed enthusiastic.

Letter: ​Support Daily Fantasy Insider University

Justin MacMahan, a rising junior at UNC, has been playing fantasy sports since the earliest days of the burgeoning industry

Letter: We should all use our words more carefully


Jalea Morris made several good points in her June 16 column, “It is more than just a joke.” As she pointed out, the relatively common “There are starving kids in Africa!” — a response to complaints over minor inconveniences — can misrepresent human societies in Africa, and, indeed, divert the conversation from the truth of problems closer to our Carolina home.

Letter: ​Answers about Dr. Clayton are needed

A few weeks ago, I was disappointed to find out that Dr. Taffye Benson Clayton would be leaving UNC.