LETTERS


4/27/2017 2:51am

Letter: Roy’s critics didn’t know their facts

Twice in the last three days The Daily Tar Heel has published letters that have for all intents and purposes assassinated the character of men’s basketball coach Roy Williams.


4/23/2017 11:58pm

Letter: We should care about what the people think

Over the past several years it has become apparent to me that this nation’s people-centered, democratic republic has become eroded to the point of no longer functioning as, of and for the people.


4/20/2017 12:12am

Letter: Money should never trump civil rights

HB2 and the subsequent “compromise bill,” HB 142, are actually identity-based issues about the rights of the LGBTQ community, and in particular, the transgender community.


4/20/2017 12:09am

Letter: ​Feeding prisoners is not shameful

I was disappointed to read “The Real Price of Food,” which argues that we should avoid business with UNC’s food service provider because “Aramark supplies food for public and private prisons,” and thus “If you’re against Aramark for their prison involvement,” you should “speak out with your dollars.”


4/19/2017 12:47am

Letter: Safe spaces are not segregation

We are two ‘non-whites’ who felt compelled to respond to your letter to the editor which claimed that a space for only people of color is evidence of reverse-racism. We disagree.


4/17/2017 12:05am

Letter: ​Celebrate Holi Moli and UNC diversity

For years, Carolina has put on one of the biggest events of the year, Holi Moli, an opportunity to celebrate the Southeast Asian festival, Holi, with the campus community.


4/12/2017 11:29pm

Letter: A pre-graduation graduation speech

It’s spring, and the graduates are in bloom in their array of beautiful — yet sometimes tacky — colors in every city and state in this country. 


4/11/2017 11:15pm

Letter: ​Corporations have no soul, are not people

There is a ballot measure, the “We the People” Act (H453 and S354), making its way through the legislative process stating that corporations are NOT people and money is NOT speech.


4/11/2017 11:14pm

Letter: ​What’s a better way to combat extremism?

While Dr. Anna Bigelow offers important critiques of the Countering Violent Extremism program, I would love to hear a better strategy for addressing the problems the UNC grant is meant to address.


4/11/2017 11:13pm

Letter: ​Take steps to protect your internet privacy

In response to a piece published Thursday on Congress’s change in internet privacy regulation by Paige Colpo, I want to emphasize that this action is absolutely against the interest of the public.