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Letter: ​Students should learn about UNC’s history

More than anything, some of the most divisive debates on this campus over the past few years have been about our school’s history — its buildings, people and monuments.



Letter: Let’s move forward with the transit plan

UNC students, faculty and staff know the importance of transit for getting easily and safely to campus — especially given limited parking.



Letter: We must support the Center for Civil Rights

The proposal under consideration by The Board of Governors’ Educational Policy committee to stop the Center for Civil Rights from litigating against state and other entities defies the mission of UNC-Chapel Hill.



Letter: A college degree can provide opportunities

In response to the article “We generally love college, but not at this moment” published on Feb. 23, I think it is important to contextualize the author’s argument.



Letter: Local voting patterns have skewed left

I’ve done a deep dive into voting patterns of UNC students living on or near campus who are registered in Orange County, focusing on 1992-1996, and 2008-2016 presidential elections.



Letter: ​Re: ​UNC fans ought to support ACC teams

In reference to a previous letter asserting UNC fans should've rooted for Duke.



Letter: ​Embrace and debate conflicting opinions

The decision for UNC Students for Justice in Palestine to cancel a speech by Rania Khalek because her beliefs about the Syrian war are too controversial is a nonsensical outrage especially as she is an effective advocate for the Palestinians who have lived with Israel’s heavy boot on their necks for over seven decades.



Letter: ​​You don’t need a degree to succeed

In response to “Opinion: We generally love college, but not at this moment”: I believe the timeless adage “You can be anything you want to be when you grow up” is a reasonable truth, but should be followed by “as long as you work hard toward your goals."



Letter: ​House Bill 2 has gone on for too long

I have read so much on this unjust bill and how it came about from the fearmongering of the Conservative side who based it on no factual evidence, (and) feel that granting the basic right of using the restroom you identify with is some sort of threat to girls and women.



Letter: ​UNC fans ought to support ACC teams

Thanks to all UNC fans for rooting against their own conference at Greenville, S.C. Shows real character.



Letter: ​Die-in scheduled for Sen. Burr Duke visit

Sen. Richard Burr is scheduled to speak at Duke University on Friday, March 24, the day after Congress will vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 



Letter: ​Support mental health on campus

We’re fortunate to attend a school where many professors are accepting of students who need to take “mental health days.”



Letter: ​Column ignored facts on education

Cameron Jernigan shows a fundamental ignorance of federal government roles in “We must stand with our schools.”



Letter: SBP race has missed a few key issues

Several issues regarding the arts, student-athletes and financial feasibility for students have not been addressed during this campaign season.



Letter: Health care proposal is bad for America

Trumpcare is a blow to working class families, older adults and an assault on Medicaid and Medicare! It does nothing to CUT costs, the very premise on which it is planning to supersede Obamacare!



Letter: Tell your reps to take money out of politics

Perhaps my fellow citizens have failed to notice that we, as a society have invested a great deal of trust, power and authority in legal entities whose only reason for existing is to make a profit.



Letter: ​NC is slipping in solar development

I was disappointed to see that North Carolina is slipping from its top position in solar development in the Southeast.



Letter: ​DTH needs better print distribution

I love reading The Daily Tar Heel. However, over the past several months I have noticed that the distribution of the DTH has gotten worse and worse.



Letter: ​Don’t dunk on local coffee and doughnuts

Another Dunkin’ Donuts is coming to Chapel Hill, but the news doesn’t taste as sweet, knowing that it’s a global chain.



Letter: ​DTH sports coverage is not sexist

Although the UNC women’s basketball team may have won their game by a buzzer-beater, they still do not need the coverage that the men’s team does. The UNC women’s basketball team is not nearly as popular as the men’s.