The Daily Tar Heel

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Tuesday June 15th

Letters


Letter: Planned Parenthood helps instead of hurts

In response to the obscene and misleading protest carried out on our campus Oct. 26 by a bunch of men not affiliated with UNC, I wanted to write and say how grateful I am for the extensive and comprehensive health services Planned Parenthood offers to our community. 

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Letter: New curriculum will be a train wreck

I was happy to read that faculty are voicing concerns with the draft of the New Curriculum (DTH 10/27/17).  Your story covered several problems, but there are so many more that no one story could cover them. Here are four: 

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Letter: UNC's hospitality is unmatched

[On the weekend of Oct. 7], my family and I made our first ever trip to UNC for the ND game.  The welcoming, friendly greetings that we received from so many UNC students, alums and fans was second to none. 

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Letter: Does Barnes & Noble care about students?

One year after the university’s corporatizers predicted that Barnes & Noble would raise more money for student scholarships than the now-defunct, university-owned Bull’s Head Bookshop and Daily Grind coffee shop did, let us examine how Barnes & Noble does this, and at what cost. 

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Letter: Early voting info— and why it matters

Decisions by local elected officials affect students, and the federal census on which political representation and redistricting is based lists students where they live in April, almost always an academic year address. 

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Letter: Rep. Moore's past homophobic remarks

“We are not a sex club. We are not having orgies at our meetings” This defense was issued following a controversial decision by the UNC Student Congress during the Summer 1991 when most students were not on campus

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Letter: Dept. of Religious Studies on Silent Sam

The following statement concerning the Confederate memorial on McCorkle Place was approved by the faculty of UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of Religious Studies on Wednesday, October 4, 2017: It is impossible to study religion without recognizing the importance of cultural, social, and political diversity, the enormous power of material objects and the profound ways in which the past pervades the present. 

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Letters: KKK still has a right to First Amendment

Regarding a 1975 campus invitation to former KKK leader David Duke, political science major Andrew Brennen writes “Does Arthur Pope still believe that the KKK have a legitimate claim to first amendment protection when they speak and recruit students at campus sponsored events?” As a long-time member of the ACLU, I certainly believe that they do.  

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Letter: Art Pope responds to letter to the editor

It is unfortunate that the The Daily Tar Heel chose to further inflame the growing polarization and extremism in our society, by publishing a letter to the editor by Andrew Brennan, Oct. 2, with the false and malicious headline, “Art Pope’s racist history with UNC.” 

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