LETTERS


4/12/2017 11:29pm

Letter: A pre-graduation graduation speech

It’s spring, and the graduates are in bloom in their array of beautiful — yet sometimes tacky — colors in every city and state in this country. 


4/11/2017 11:15pm

Letter: ​Corporations have no soul, are not people

There is a ballot measure, the “We the People” Act (H453 and S354), making its way through the legislative process stating that corporations are NOT people and money is NOT speech.


4/11/2017 11:14pm

Letter: ​What’s a better way to combat extremism?

While Dr. Anna Bigelow offers important critiques of the Countering Violent Extremism program, I would love to hear a better strategy for addressing the problems the UNC grant is meant to address.


4/11/2017 11:13pm

Letter: ​Take steps to protect your internet privacy

In response to a piece published Thursday on Congress’s change in internet privacy regulation by Paige Colpo, I want to emphasize that this action is absolutely against the interest of the public.


4/6/2017 12:38am

Letter: Tears of sorrow became tears of joy

In Dean Smith’s vision for players on the court to have one heartbeat, a special group of individuals created beauty from a memory that once made us weep.


4/5/2017 11:39am

Letter: The big game was a hair-raiser

This letter publicly concludes UNC Walk for Health’s successful “Let the Fro Grow” campaign in support of North Carolina star players Joel Berry, Isaiah Hicks and Justin Jackson and their sculptured afro dreadlocks hairstyles.


4/5/2017 11:38am

Letter:​ Championship came full circle

Back in the spring of 1993, I was 16 years old, and my parents let me borrow their car so I could drive from Durham to Chapel Hill to watch the national championship game between UNC and Michigan being shown on a big screen in Carmichael Arena.


4/4/2017 1:32am

Letter: N.C. voter ID laws could hurt students

In an article published by the (Raleigh) News & Observer on Dec. 31, 2016, former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory discussed his loss in the recent election, saying, “I think the real impact was [sic] in the Supreme Court decision to disallow us from having voter ID, which allowed a lot of college students who live out of state to vote.”