The Daily Tar Heel

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Thursday December 8th


Letter: ​DTH editorial was inflammatory

On Thursday, The Daily Tar Heel’s editorial board published an editorial calling for student leaders to fight for self-governance. Their central claim was that Vice Chancellor Crisp’s memo on separation is overreach. As such, they urged student leaders not to capitulate.

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Letter: Neither party has a monopoly on hate

TO THE EDITOR I think we have lost sight of reason’s light It’s true Reagan once said, “We must fight.” But not with each other. I should treat you as my brother. Or my sister. Call old men mister. An old lady should be ma’am. We all fall under Uncle Sam. With all this division, Of course there has been a collision. We need to make a decision. To forgive, to accept, To love and respect. This should be something we expect. “But they don’t, So we won’t!” Has become our nation’s rallying cry. Do we honestly even try? Or has all this gone to die? Stand up for what you believe in, yes. Without that we’d be in a mess. But, if someone disagrees with your view, You should listen, debate, Pause, then educate. Don’t give in to the bait. I’m discussing all people who identify only by political spectrums. Kindly remove your head from your rectums. Neither side has a monopoly on hate. Quit using pronouns to speak of the other side. Call their names in conversation, And extend your arms wide With an invitation To a civilized chat Not a bout on the wrestling mat. I leave you with this: Listen First. Remember this verse, And don’t make the problem any worse. Lane Dougherty Senior Chinese

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Letter: ​An open letter to Chancellor Folt

TO THE EDITOR: We, faculty at UNC, thank you for the message you sent on behalf of the University regarding the recent executive order that severely curtails the rights and movements of immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders from several countries.

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