COLUMN


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. 


3/3/2019 11:17pm

Guest column: What should a curriculum look like?

"But before we embrace this radical shift in curricular structure, we need yet to have an open discussion about what constitutes a Liberal Arts education, and to explore fully the implications of such a change for the intellectual life of diverse communities of the College and the University."


3/3/2019 9:04pm

Paige Masten

Column: Pay attention to Black artists

"Let’s talk about Solange. Let’s talk about 2 Chainz. Their albums ... are far more deserving of the praise that people have showered so lavishly upon the Jonas Brothers. Empowering, revolutionary and insightful."


2/26/2019 8:41pm

Paige Masten

Column: Hope for the future

After Senator Dianne Feinstein's reaction to young activists asking her to vote for the Green New Deal, some are applauding her, but many are criticizing her. How much should younger voices be listened to in the political sphere?


2/24/2019 6:52pm

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Column: I believed Jussie Smollett, and I'm not sorry

"So no, I will not apologize for believing Smollett, because neither you nor I were the injured party following his lie; neither of us deserve atonement. However, I am deeply sorry to the victims of any attack on their personhood who may now be hesitant to seek justice, as this pernicious precedent has stripped hate victims of their credibility."


2/22/2019 12:21am

Jack O'Grady

Column: The Oscars don't understand movies

"Rather than actually appreciating the high art made by minority filmmakers, the Academy picks whatever movie seems popular among society in the hopes that they can trick us into thinking they actually understand diversity."