The results of the Wainstein report have sent shock waves throughout the UNC community and across the nation.
After reading the letter to the editor, “An unnecessary show of force,” submitted in response to the police presence at the Oct. 24 screening of “The Purge: Anarchy” in the Student Union, I hope that I can provide greater context for the situation.
I am a former UNC athlete and upon appearance I am a person of color (part Native American). I have experienced prejudice and assumptions based upon my appearance in my lifetime
As for the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Department of African and Afro-American Studies scandal, it seems The Daily Tar Heel has not taken a firm stand on the paper’s opinion following the aftermath of Kenneth Wainstein’s report as detailed in your Oct. 28, 2014, article titled, “Students stick up for their scandalized department.”
Since last Wednesday, the Wainstein report has been repeatedly referred to as the closing of the academic fraud chapter in our university’s history.
TO THE EDITOR:
Today, Roy Beck, president of the powerful anti-immigrant organization NumbersUSA, will give a talk at Extraordinary Ventures in Chapel Hill.
Friday, I brought my daughter to campus, in part to consider it for her to attend next year. We were invited to the movie “The Purge: Anarchy” by a student political group, and thought it would be a fun event. But we were met by five armed law enforcement officers, some in bulletproof vests and extra gun magazines. We had passed three in the lobby and another at the door, for a total of nine officers since entering the Student Union.
TO THE EDITOR:
Your penetrating editorial “While the Iron is Hot” is in keeping with the historic protest of the DTH against the commercialization of college sport.
What a scandal that a supposed University would allow itself to be derailed from its raison d’etre — as a marketplace of ideas and a temple of learning. The big issue is: How long has this outright deception and betrayal been going on and how widespread is it?
I’ve been trying to make sense of Jan Boxill’s involvement in the academic and athletic scandals illustrated by Kenneth Wainstein’s report released yesterday.
Athletic scandals have rocked many universities over the past few years, but the key difference is that the Crowder-Nyang’oro scheme has the potential to tarnish UNC’s prestigious academic reputation. We have no choice other than to be transparent, and as the leader of UNC, Chancellor Folt deserves to be applauded for this decision.
Yesterday’s editorial on the Wainstein Report was well-intentioned but missed the mark and unfortunately set back the conversation regarding athletics and academics on this campus.
The Wainstein report is neither shocking nor unexpected.
At this point, most students will feel as though they have been bombarded with election news.
Wainstein’s report on the academic scandal reveals the need for more flexible eligibility requirements for all students.
TO THE EDITOR:
Once again, The Daily Tar Heel has misstated how businesses operate: This time, billable hours.
This Friday at 7 p.m., CUAB is hosting a free showing of “The Purge: Anarchy,” a movie depicting a dystopia where all crime is legal for one night a year. As real-life anarchists, we advanced ourselves a copy but will attend the screening with the intention of trolling.
Why was there no article about Friday’s Employee Appreciation Day? It was quite a party, and the University really worked hard to put together a fun day for its employees.
Four years ago, doctors told Justin Coleman his basketball career was over. Now, with support from surgical steel implants, he has earned a spot on Blue Steel, for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.
Bill Madden’s letter to the editor on Wednesday, hoping for a marriage equality gala at the Register of Deeds office on Monday, expressed disappointment that the Register of Deeds office observed protocol and that Register of Deeds Deborah Brooks wore black clothing.