Former student body presidential candidate Emilio Vicente’s guest column on Wednesday raised some important points about the history of who exactly wins student elections here at UNC.
TO THE EDITOR:
A man is accused of misconduct, investigated, and then found innocent.
After watching President Obama’s State of the Union Address, I was eager to hear how the Republican Party would respond. I thought the GOP would take this opportunity to start anew with the American public, setting a clear path toward a new and different party.
Thank you, Sarah Hallowell, for scolding the student section for being too quiet in your letter to the editor from Jan. 28.
With about two months until the annual UNC Dance Marathon on March 20 and 21, Carolina for the Kids Foundation is currently recruiting motivators and volunteers to be a part of our annual 24-hour event.
As a student studying environmental science, I am constantly reminded of our nation’s need to find alternative sources of energy.
First, let me say that I am not an unabashed supporter of Israel and feel they must change before there is final peace, but to only focus on one side’s faults as others have is counterproductive. I have seen numerous claims of the genocidal, oppressive, apartheid regime in Israel.
Attending a UNC men’s basketball game in the breathtaking Dean Dome is certainly a spectacle. When Brice Johnson receives an alley-oop pass from J.P. Tokoto for a slam dunk, Brice releases a ferocious yell urging the crowd to match his emotion. If the opponent that night happens to be Duke, his call to arms will undoubtedly receive support from the fans.
Last week, Angela Davis delivered the annual MLK Memorial Lecture. She spoke of injustices in Ferguson and problems that we as a Black community still encounter today and made valid points. However, her stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict troubles me. My concern is that the audience listened to a multifaceted, complex issue from a one-sided perspective and assumed what she said to be true because it came from a person of such prestige.
We, the Concerned Faculty and Friends of UNC, have made a commitment to the University of North Carolina, through our teaching, research, service, attendance or other work done on one or more of its 17 campuses.
TO THE EDITOR:
We are in a moment of tense observance of the violent racism that stretches back to the foundation of this nation.
Journalism is never perfect, and “Serial” is no exception.
As a Moroccan, I grew up in an environment that condones violations of freedom of religion or belief. Indeed, unjust and absurd laws uphold and perpetuate these violations.
Writing on behalf of the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty in reaction to UNC-system President Tom Ross’s dismissal on Jan. 16, Faculty Chairman Bruce Cairns expressed gratitude to Ross and sadness over his departure.
Thank goodness we finally have a University of North Carolina Board of Governors with the courage to do the right thing.
From Buenos Aries to Beijing, the Muslim call to prayer is a normal occurrence, like the hourly ringing of the Bell Tower.
As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, I felt very fortunate to be able to hear Angela Davis give the lecture “Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine” on Jan. 19, hosted by UNC’s Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the Carolina Union Activities Board.
In the wake of the Wainstein report, Coach Roy Williams should resign.
In recent weeks, it was reported that the UNC wrestling coach, C.D. Mock, had made controversial remarks on his personal blog on the nature of sexual assault and how it is litigated within the University system.
Each year the senior class marshals encourage their classmates to give back to UNC. This year the J-school Ambassadors wanted to take it a step further.