COLUMN


1/28/2019 12:00am

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Column: White is a race

The college admissions process is complex and universities are uniquely, inherently selective. So, most react to rejection with the quip that, “It just be like that sometimes.”


1/24/2019 8:06pm

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Column: Google thinks I'm a bad writer (and other thoughts on data collection)

Technology is so deeply intertwined with our lives that our data is at greater risk than anyone else’s. We’re on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and so many other apps, and sharing so much of our day to day activities on them, while failing to consider how what we think is private information that can be used by these companies.  


1/24/2019 7:26pm

Opinion Editor Alec Dent

Column: Please, criticize journalists more

"Journalists hold a uniquely powerful position in society, and, as such, our mistakes can wreck lives. Criticism from the public is necessary to hold us accountable and to remind us that we, like everyone else, are fallible."


1/22/2019 10:59pm

Column: The dominant factor in UNC's affirmative action policy

 Underrepresented students who have a viable claim to a discrimination suit are the only ones with standing to benefit from affirmative action under the racial justice rubric. The law can’t recognize an unquantifiable concept like institutional racism. The only real question is whether administrators at UNC allowed their ideology to cloud their understanding of law and the Constitution.  


1/17/2019 11:13pm

Ramishah Maruf

Column: Why aren't we having children?

In the past decade, fertility rates in the United States have dropped dramatically. Young adults, specifically college graduates, experienced the greatest decrease in fertility rates, largely due to cultural and economic factors. The Editorial Board was intrigued by this finding and decided to ask some of its female members about their opinions on having children after graduation.