EDITORIALS


10/30/2019 10:31am

Editorial: The Editorial Board's report cards for the Board of Education candidates

"After interviewing all of the candidates for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education, we were blown away by the quality, values and experience that each candidate brought to the table. There are four seats available, so we encourage you to vote based upon whose values align most-closely with your own. Overall, we believe that any of these five would make excellent members of the School Board."


10/13/2019 8:01pm

Editorial: Why 18 year olds should be allowed to drink

"In combating alcohol-related illnesses and deaths, lawmakers should review their notes from the fight against tobacco. Alcohol taxes and better education on the risks of drinking are fairer and potentially more effective ways to reduce alcohol consumption."


10/13/2019 6:43pm

Editorial: We still believe survivors

Now, a little over a year later, and in our own efforts to grapple with a campus culture that normalizes sexual assault, we felt the need to reaffirm our stance. It’s hard to believe that someone like Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the highest court in the land. It’s hard to believe the bravery that Dr. Ford displayed during her testimony. It’s hard to believe that this is a conversation we are still having in 2019.