The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Sunday August 14th


Letter: ​ECU is undergoing student protests

East Carolina University is a university that is near and not-so-dear to most of our hearts. Recently, the ECU band has been under fire for taking a knee during the National Anthem, previously modeled by 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick.

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Letter: ​Western NC is often underappreciated

Two counties of Western North Carolina made for a wonderful experience on learning about part of that end of the Tar Heel state during my times of youth as an early lifelong resident of a family growing up in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

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Letter: ​HB2 affects student athletes too

I read the opinion article, “There is nothing to be gained until House Bill 2 is repealed,” and I found it to be very intriguing. I am a student-athlete at UNC-Chapel Hill, so I am interested in reading about how it will affect me.

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Letter: U.S. voters need a reality check

When Bailey Aldridge of The Daily Tar Heel recapped the recent "Saturday Night Live" skit of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, both the article and the Saturday Night Live skit were more or less accurate about the events of the debate; however, they also provided insight into a modern trend in American politics.

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Letter: Gov. Pat McCrory has done well for N.C.

I want to discuss the article “McCrory and Cooper (hold first debate).” I do not take fault with the article, because it summarizes the debate. The debate was nasty, neglecting to discuss important economic issues in-depth, instead focusing on polarizing social issues.

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