Letter: Students should vote against fee increases

Students should vote “No” on the Student Organization Fee Referendum on Tuesday, Dec. 6th.

Letter: ​Keep journalism free in North Carolina

It is most nettlesome to continue to encounter indications, implications and intimations that North Carolina state government, including the three Research Triangle universities, would participate in any way in any kind of government-controlled journalism arrangements or operations.

Letter: ​Who is the new special collections librarian?

It is very exciting to learn about the appointment of Maria Estorino as special collections librarian as reported in The Daily Tar Heel on Dec. 1, 2016.

Letter: ​In defense of the Bee Movie and free speech

We write today to express our disappointment with the short-sightedness of movements intent on suppressing free artistic expression, a core tenet of American democracy.

Letter: ​Student loans hinder the American Dream

Student loan debt is a relevant issue in today’s society for a wide range of college students.

Letter: ​College Republicans stand by Trump

The next president of the United States has been elected in a free and fair election by the American people and the electoral system each party agreed upon.

Letter: Musings from a field trip to Cherokee, N.C.

Ben Frey, the American studies professor who runs the Cherokee language program on campus, took a small group of Cherokee-language students up to the reservation in western North Carolina for the 104th annual Cherokee Indian Fair.

Letter: ​Help bicyclists, use the “Dutch reach”

Bicycling can be dangerous, and for many cyclists it’s not a matter of if they will crash, but when.

Letter: ​Nazi propaganda does not belong here

This morning I was disturbed to see that someone had used a whiteboard in the Undergraduate Library to advertise a neo-Nazi website.

Letter: ​Construction is more than an annoyance

I wanted to add to a point made in a recent article entitled “First-years start petition to show their annoyance with construction at Ehringhaus.” While I appreciate the exposure to our so called annoyance, I feel that our message has been somewhat misrepresented.

Letter: ​UNC student safety, present and future

I’d like to thank you for devoting time at the Nov. 18 Faculty Council meeting to our campus community’s reactions to the presidential election.

Letter: ​Don’t assume worst about Trump voters

In your editorial, “Now is the time for all of us to speak out against hate,” you express incredulity at the backlash from your ill-thought quick hit maligning evangelical Christians for their support of President-elect Trump.

Letter: ​The Electoral College needs to go

The National Popular Vote compact will make each state’s electors vote for the candidate who wins the popular vote of the whole country.

Letter: ​What is the difference in humanitarianism?

I have been confused by a pair of letters that John Jacobi has written to the editor over the past week.

Letter: ​Learn and read about Israel and Palestine

I have recently read a book (“The Way to the Spring”) by Ben Ehrenreich.

Letter: ​State Supreme Court should reflect voters

The Nov. 8 election for State Supreme Court reflected the will of North Carolina voters, when Justice-elect Mike Morgan won by about nine percentage points.

Letter: ​The new normal after Trump isn’t so new

In the upcoming weeks after the election, we must make sure that we do not accept the “new” normal. I say “new” because for people of color, this has just been normal.

Letter: ​Left humanitarianism is an elite ideology

Marshall Wade responded to one of my letters and asked how I could think that left humanitarianism was an elite ideology. He then proceeded to give examples of people in power acting against the ideology — but from a very distinct, past historical time period.

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Letter: ​Humanitarianism is not an elite ideology

I was more than a little amazed when I read John Jacobi’s letter to the Daily Tar Heel on Thursday where he referred to “social justice and humanitarianism” as ELITE IDEOLOGIES.