COLUMN


3/31/2019 9:35pm

Assistant city editor Daniel Petrucci

Column: Do frogs cook?

"I am by no means arguing we live in Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy or Soviet Russia, but there are similarities one can draw between the dictatorial states that once terrorized Europe not a century ago and many governments today."


3/28/2019 10:07pm

Guest column: An indictment of ableism at UNC

"If this is what Carolina stands for, I am not a proud Tar Heel." UNC student Erika Christiana, a student with disabilities indicts the University for shadowed and apparent ableist ideals


3/25/2019 8:42pm

Opinion Editor Alec Dent

Column: I'm worried about our commenters

I hope that those of you who recognize your own behavior in this column will seek the necessary help and can go back to leading productive, complete lives once again. And you can take your first step here, by resisting the urge to leave a comment.  


3/25/2019 7:45pm

Kent McDonald

Column: SOS I don't have a crush anymore!

Today I finally let go of my crush. I gave him one last hug, smiled and nodded farewell. After he left, a new sensation arrived. Equally as crushing as before, but without the erratic oscillations between ecstatic joys and infuriating lows. Just a crushingly static sobriety. The moment I didn’t have someone to think about, I missed the feeling of having someone to think about.


3/19/2019 11:28pm

Chris Dahlie

Column: From one dysfunctional family to another

"This admissions scandal or one like it could easily happen here. If we love our school, our teams, our professors, our colleagues, we need to take the beam away from our eyes and watch, carefully, to prevent its corruption."


3/17/2019 7:49pm

abhishek shankar

Column: Forget the 'race' card: Let’s talk about wealth

How can we justify stereotyping minority students as unfit for college when their wealthy counterparts nonchalantly take higher education as a given? Moreover, how can we pretend that minority students manipulate the system when we have tangible evidence that the privileged population do exactly that?


3/5/2019 7:06pm

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Column: The issue of gerrymandering

Despite the fact that in North Carolina, Democrats won the popular vote in the 2018 election, the Republicans still have control of the majority of the seats in the General Assembly and both of the state’s seats in Congress.


3/4/2019 8:58pm

Guest column: We remember

On the eleventh anniversary of Eve Carson's death, take time to remember the legacy she left and the lessons she taught us.