This MLK day, think about how you can impact the Chapel Hill community.
The Greek system is entering a period of increased scrutiny and penalty on other campuses, but why isn't ours?
Temperatures are starting to drop as quickly as GPAs are, and we all know what that means -- Cuffing Season is upon us.
Mankind would probably be better off had we not developed a sport in which people collide head-on with each other at 20 miles an hour on purpose, but for now, we should what we can to mitigate its most severe effects.
There is an image of the University that is understood implicitly by not only members of our community but nationwide. But what is that image leaving out? When we think of UNC, who are the people that we think belong here? Who looks like they belong here?
The Editorial Board applauds Chancellor Folt for urging the Board of Trustees to take the time to listen without interruption. But providing a dignified physical space to hear the campus’s beliefs means nothing if the Board of Trustees then chooses to ignore the voices they have now undeniably heard.
None of us are perfect, and all of us are here to grow as people and leaders. We hope Carol Folt grows along with the community that we have trusted to her charge.
The response from those accused of perpetrating such pain is often: “I take responsibility for my actions.” And somehow, that’s meant to be enough.
Limiting someone solely by their GPA is not necessarily representative of their abilities.
Socrates said that the unexamined life isn’t worth living. We’re not sure an analogous principle holds true for diction, but reflecting on how we pick our words is certainly a good thing.
As self-driving cars come closer to hitting the streets of Chapel Hill and around the country, the public must remain vigilant of the moral questions that arise when we put our lives in the hands of the tech industry.
Helping someone feels good, and it’s easier to achieve on an individual level. However, when we focus on one, we tend forget the many.
If we’re going to scapegoat based on correlation alone, let’s at least be inclusive and ban men and white people from purchasing firearms too.
The chilling answer, especially for our community, is that the worst we can do does happen. Often. Weinstein and others may now be purged.
So will our moral standing on sexual assault waver as assailants come out as gay or lesbian? For many, they did not. For all, they should not.
There are few things more precious to a college student than a laptop. Having that laptop snatched from your grasp, without any chance to save, back-up or capture any of its contents — completely devastating. For students living in houses, and even apartments off-campus, this is a real threat.
This coming Monday, UNC’s chapters of Christians United for Israel and College Republicans are hosting Sebastian Gorka, a former Trump advisor. Gorka’s talk will be able to provide some insight into the current administration with foreign policy in the Middle East and Israel.
As a student paper, we fully support giving students as many journalistic opportunities possible. But we fundamentally believe a focus on awards in student journalism is harmful and misrepresents what a good journalism education is.
Originally created after a state measure that called for the University to adopt a policy to “restore and preserve free speech,” the BOG's proposal instead cements the idea that the right to free speech should be protected for a select few and not for all.