All our student leaders have a responsibility to do what is right, regardless of how “contentious” it may seem. Students have been subject to this type of complacency for long enough with our University administration and should not undergo it with their student leadership as well. I hope that the trend of vetoing progress for the sake of pleasantness does not continue.
The PPE Program really does bring some of the best speakers to campus. How else would I know about sex-starved turkeys?
Every day hundreds of our fellow Tar Heels of color walked past a statue dedicated to those who declared war against the United States in defense of slavery. The debate on whether to remove this blemish from our campus is now more heated than it has been in many years. The University spent nearly $400,000 protecting it last year alone due to strong opposition to its continued presence at UNC.
Silent Sam has been commanding the attention of students, faculty and lawmakers as one of the hot-button issues still to be resolved. Here's a quick breakdown of the controversy so far.