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Thursday February 9th

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Column: The expiration date on social security

"Generation Z and most Millennials couldn’t spot a recession if it stole their latte. We know the textbook definition, sure, and its effects on our dad’s hairline, but many of us probably couldn’t predict how it would affect us. We’re familiar with the meltdown of the late 2000s and the pandemic crash, but this could be our first 'ordinary' recession, where we actually have to worry about making ends meet and navigating a struggling economy."

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South Building is pictured on Oct. 10, 2022.

Op-ed: What skills will SCiLL teach?

"When the new curriculum was approved by the faculty, the administration, and our advisory boards, the plan was to secure funding for the new junior- and senior-level courses it required later. Later is now."

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UNC-CH sophomores Sydney Martin and Megan O'Connor wear masks and hang out in the quad in front of Wilson Library on Feb. 6, 2023.

Column: In defense of the humanities

"But the humanities don't need to justify themselves with business and science. These enhance their resume but they have inherent virtues. The humanities study people. We are endowed with conscious complexity. We love, feel anger and can convey emotions through the power of art and music. We can create sociopolitical systems, wage wars and more. These are all at the core of our existence."

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Ackland Art Museum provides access to the arts for UNC students, pictured here on Feb. 7, 2023.

Editorial: Out with the old and in with the hue

"While we can never fear that color is going to disappear from our world, it does impact several factors in our lives. Color is something we take for granted, yet its presence changes our emotions, perception and ability to communicate and understand each other. Since the way our surroundings look affects us in so many ways, it's important that we do more to analyze what having a larger color palette can do for you."

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The North Carolina General Assembly is located in Downtown Raleigh and houses the state Senate and House of Representatives.

N.C. Senate passes Parents' Bill of Rights, could impact LGTBQ+ students

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the North Carolina Senate passed Senate Bill 49, the Parents' Bill of Rights in a 29-18 vote. The bill must now be heard on the state House's floor. The contentious bill outlines a set of rights parents should have over their children in public schools. These provisions include LGBTQ+ topics and require public schools to make policies to promote parent involvement in their child’s education, such as notifying a student’s parents prior to any changes to a student's name or pronouns used in school.

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