"And though the monument itself may be gone from our campus, the systemic injustices it stood for live on, entangled firmly in the embrace of the UNC System's administration."
"Over the past ten years, the number of UNC students declaring or intending to major in computer science has swelled 831.65 percent, far outpacing faculty growth in the department, which grew 8.2 percent in the same time period."
"As the underpaid, overworked UCSC graduate workers put their careers, livelihoods and even immigration status on the line, we have to stand behind them."
The virus has impacted UNC students in a multitude of ways; from the University banning all nonessential travel to China and potentially suspending study abroad programs, the virus has been in the news for weeks now. And the media has definitely done its part in making the virus something that can’t be ignored by any college administration.
David Alain Wohl, site leader at the HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Research site in Chapel Hill, talks about alternative access to PrEP.
The disease took the life of then-University President Edward Graham on Oct. 26. His successor, Marvin Stacy, would also be lost to the disease, dying in Jan. 1919. By spring 1919, more than 500 infected were treated at the University’s infirmary, and seven died.
The Editorial Board responds to the Silent Sam settlement.
"There are the obvious negative effects of a coal plant in the middle of Chapel Hill — the risk of pollution for nearby residents, the environmental impact and the fact that it contradicts UNC’s goal of zero carbon initiatives. UNC has been sued over burning too much coal, risking increased asthma attacks in the community."
"We call on you to take immediate and comprehensive action, Chancellor Guskiewicz. We cannot afford to wait."
"While the drama surrounding Brexit is quite entertaining on its own, it has brought to our attention that maybe the U.S. is much more similar to the U.K. than it would like to admit."
The editorial board sat down with the two candidates running for Student Body President. Here's some of what they said.
After conducting in-depth interviews with the candidates, reading their platforms and considering their qualifications for office, our editorial board members cast their votes on who they would like to endorse. Below, you'll find some of the highlights from our board members' decision-making process.
Remembering Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha, three lives lost in a hate crime five years ago.
"Let’s remember that there are low-income, Black and Latinx students on this campus. Let’s also remember that these students’ access to PrEP is being limited in a way that is antithetical to the groundbreaking strides that our University is making in HIV research."
"Abstinence-only education doesn’t work. In fact, all of the evidence shows that abstinence-only education is ineffective at best, but also that it potentially contributes to higher teen pregnancy and birth rates."