LETTERS


1/24/2017 11:50pm

Letter: ​The legal history of abortion in the U.S.

In British antiquity, throughout the colonies, during our founding Revolution, by our Constitutional Convention and in our promising country, abortions were unlimited with full approval of the law.


1/24/2017 11:49pm

Letter: ​Try service-learning courses with APPLES

Thank you for drawing attention in your editorial on Jan. 18 to PHIL 292, an APPLES service-learning course offered through the philosophy department, as a great model of community-engaged learning and an option for students to fulfill their experiential education credit!


1/19/2017 11:34pm

Letter: Student-athletes should not be paid

On many college campuses, student-athletes are seeking monetary payments for their performances on the playing field. Paying student-athletes would jeopardize the very existence of collegiate athletics.


1/19/2017 12:48am

Letter: ​Western N.C. held a wealth of memories

Editor’s Note: David McKnight, a frequent letter-writer to the DTH, died on Tuesday. His passion for writing about the North Carolina he loved will be missed. In his memory, we are reprinting one of his recent letters.

1/18/2017 1:59am

Letter: ​An effective strategy to create world peace

There is a very feasible strategy we can take as humanity so everyone can enjoy world peace. The first step is to prioritize saving all the poorest people on earth first who are in need of clean water, food, basic health care, education, safety, etc.


1/17/2017 12:04am

Letter: ​UNC should play less offensive music

Is my hearing correct? At the UNC basketball game, I heard the Tar Heel basketball team being introduced to the background of a song called “Down for My N’s” (to be clear, the title is edited to avoid using a racially sensitive word).


1/12/2017 11:55pm

Letter: ​Stop Sessions from being appointed

With confirmation hearings now underway for cabinet appointees of President-elect Trump, today I joined the NAACP in delivering a letter to Senator Thom Tillis’ Raleigh office expressing concern over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to the position of Attorney General.


1/12/2017 12:04am

Letter: ​Musings and advice from an alum

Right after college I landed a good, cushy job set up for me in Charlotte. But, I was also in a stellar band that played semi-sold out shows at Cat’s Cradle or in someone’s living room or in the dumpster beside Craige dorm.


1/11/2017 12:14am

Letter: ​Taiwan matters to North Carolina

Taiwan gained attention recently due to a controversial call from President-elect Donald Trump. Far from being a bargaining chip, Taiwan matters to both the United States and North Carolina


12/4/2016 11:39pm

Letter: ​Keep journalism free in North Carolina

It is most nettlesome to continue to encounter indications, implications and intimations that North Carolina state government, including the three Research Triangle universities, would participate in any way in any kind of government-controlled journalism arrangements or operations.