OPINION


11/30/2017 10:29pm

Column: Rural America is more than just white people

Last year’s presidential election opened my eyes to one thing: Many Americans have a largely inaccurate perception of rural America. More specifically, the racial makeup of rural America. Yes, much of Middle America and the Bible Belt is largely white and largely conservative. However, that is not the case everywhere. 


11/28/2017 9:27pm

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Column: Municipalize the Internet

As it currently stands, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to repeal net neutrality. Net neutrality effectively prevents internet service providers from being able to slow speeds for those websites and internet users who don’t pay extra. 


11/28/2017 8:59pm

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Column: We must trust, but verify

Over the past few weeks, we have seen a whirlwind of accusations leveled against political figures. Some of those alleged of malfeasance already hold power, like Al Franken, a Democratic senator from Minnesota. Others are ascendant, like Senate candidate Roy Moore, the aspirant Republican from Alabama.  


11/26/2017 9:08pm

International instructors at UNC

Editorial: International instructors deserve respect

There is an image of the University that is understood implicitly by not only members of our community but nationwide. But what is that image leaving out? When we think of UNC, who are the people that we think belong here? Who looks like they belong here? 


11/22/2017 9:22pm

Board of Trustees and Silent Sam

Editorial: The Board of Trustees made an effort to listen, now they should act

The Editorial Board applauds Chancellor Folt for urging the Board of Trustees to take the time to listen without interruption. But providing a dignified physical space to hear the campus’s beliefs means nothing if the Board of Trustees then chooses to ignore the voices they have now undeniably heard.