LETTERS


8/27/2017 9:54pm

Letter: Faculty need more places to commune

TO THE EDITOR: William Sturkey (History) argued in a recent Letter to the Editor on Aug. 25 that restricting student access to Anne Queen Commons in the Campus Y was “a gross example of faculty elitism and privilege,” running counter to the recently-established “Guiding Principles” of the College. Indeed. 


8/27/2017 9:52pm

Letter: UNC’s racism includes School of Social Work

TO THE EDITOR: With the nation now focused on calls for the removal of confederate monuments including Silent Sam, it is critical for us to consider more pervasive forms of racism affecting our country and, more specifically, affecting our campus.


4/28/2017 2:15am

Letter: Three reasons why we should support Roy

In his letter outlining the ways in which Roy Williams has failed to live up to John Wooden’s life credo, Mr. James Harris demonstrated an incredible acuity: the ability to flawlessly count to six.


4/28/2017 2:14am

Letter: ​Do not dismiss what you cannot disprove

Steve Kirschner, our Director of Athletic Communications, yesterday admonished the Daily Tar Heel for publishing letters critical of Roy Williams. He argues that their actions “smear the reputation of the coach, program and university.”


4/27/2017 2:51am

Letter: Roy’s critics didn’t know their facts

Twice in the last three days The Daily Tar Heel has published letters that have for all intents and purposes assassinated the character of men’s basketball coach Roy Williams.


4/23/2017 11:58pm

Letter: We should care about what the people think

Over the past several years it has become apparent to me that this nation’s people-centered, democratic republic has become eroded to the point of no longer functioning as, of and for the people.


4/20/2017 12:12am

Letter: Money should never trump civil rights

HB2 and the subsequent “compromise bill,” HB 142, are actually identity-based issues about the rights of the LGBTQ community, and in particular, the transgender community.


4/20/2017 12:09am

Letter: ​Feeding prisoners is not shameful

I was disappointed to read “The Real Price of Food,” which argues that we should avoid business with UNC’s food service provider because “Aramark supplies food for public and private prisons,” and thus “If you’re against Aramark for their prison involvement,” you should “speak out with your dollars.”


4/19/2017 12:47am

Letter: Safe spaces are not segregation

We are two ‘non-whites’ who felt compelled to respond to your letter to the editor which claimed that a space for only people of color is evidence of reverse-racism. We disagree.


4/17/2017 12:05am

Letter: ​Celebrate Holi Moli and UNC diversity

For years, Carolina has put on one of the biggest events of the year, Holi Moli, an opportunity to celebrate the Southeast Asian festival, Holi, with the campus community.