For the 18th consecutive year, UNC has been in the top five public universities according to US News. Here's a take on that:
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.
"Rejecting potential truth in the service of an ideology is dangerous. The subjection of reality to a preordained framework can have wide-reaching ramifications for society. Collective ignorance will always be worse than controversial truth in the long run."
" I would advise the reader to vote against the proposed amendment to institute voter identification laws — even if you support requiring a form of identification to vote."
While phones, tablets and laptops are obviously very useful, the corporations and the psychologists, whom these corporations hire to develop these devices and applications, aim to make them the most important thing in our universes.
Symbols as signs (signifier + signified) cohere and constitute peoples under specific cultural orders. Let's not forget their power.
"Much of what passes for history is of transitory importance and survival among professionals alone confers permanence. But quite apart from that consideration, new generations of UNC students and readers of The Daily Tar Heel ought to value the legacy of truthful southern history generated in Chapel Hill."
I hope that one day I can finally enjoy a glass of rosé unhindered — maybe even with the person I choose to share my life with. And together my future partner and I can toast to a world where law and culture are aligned and equality is our reality.
From burning shoes to giving praise, Nike's decision to have Colin Kapernick as the face of their most recent campaign has sparked a wide array of reactions. But are they really "woke," or are they just trying to appeal to younger generations?
"Often I am offended at the notion of someone else deciding my level of innocence for me, but, as it has passively been pointed out to me by many, I am but a weak little female, so ultimately I’m not qualified to determine who I really am."
Let’s pray for the person on the other side of the debate and see them the way that Jesus sees them. Let’s not fall into the trap of argument and discord. Let’s be concerned with the eternal things rather than the here and now.
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Gun control is easily the most polarized issue in America right now. It’s an issue that’s complex and layered, but if you’re going to debate about it, please bring up points that are relevant to the conversation.
"'Absolute power corrupts absolutely.' A popular phrase — you’ve probably heard it before. It’s wrong, of course. It should say: power exposes corruption."
With 18,523 undergraduate students, we can assume that there are about 1,500-1,800 students who fit some criteria for a substance use disorder. Nearly half of them never seek appropriate treatment.
Don't completely remove video games from the gun violence conversation.
With one of the highest rates of death by firearm in the developed world, is America simply looking for something to blame?
Take your memes and get off my d***n lawn!