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Sunday September 25th

Editorials


Keep unlimited access: Time Warner Cable's new plan is unacceptable

Time Warner Cable has a new plan to increase the speed of its Internet service. But the plan might ultimately restrict the Internet's growth. Time Warner Cable is testing a program in Greensboro that meters its customers' Internet usage. Customers select a plan based on monthly gigabytes downloads — similar to a cell phone plan that charges per minute.

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An honorable windfall: Honor Court applications are up this year reinforcing students' commitment

One of the core principles of the University is a strong commitment to the Honor Code. This commitment was reaffirmed this year when 161 students applied to sit on the Honor Court next year. The large number of applications is a powerful reminder of just how seriously students take the Honor Court and all the responsibilities that come with it. Almost 60 more students applied for the 35 available positions than last year.

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Know your history: State should educate youth on dark history of eugenics

The N.C. General Assembly should pass a proposed bill that would ensure that children are educated about the atrocities that occurred under North Carolina's eugenics program. Between 1929 and 1974 the Eugenics Board of North Carolina sterilized approximately 7500 people in an attempt to remove undesirable traits from the gene pool such as those with mental disorders or epilepsy.

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QuickHits for March 19

Dropping classes | Thumb down | For those students who hated a class SO MUCH that they were willing to stand in line in the rain outside of Steele Building  on Monday to drop it: Why did you wait this long?

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