The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Saturday February 4th


Letter: ​Trump’s border policy will hurt immigrants

President Donald Trump took immediate and counterproductive steps on day six of his administration to appease the hateful, anti-immigrant faction among his supporters by announcing immediate and rapid changes to U.S. border security and immigration enforcement.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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