2/16/2020 6:30pm

Editorial: Computer Science growing pains

"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."

2/13/2020 6:25pm

Opinion writer Rajee Ganesan poses for a portrait. Photo courtesy of Rajee Ganesan.

Column: Misinformation spreads faster than the coronavirus

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.

2/13/2020 3:50pm

Letter: More options for PrEP access

David Alain Wohl, site leader at the HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Research site in Chapel Hill, talks about alternative access to PrEP.

2/11/2020 6:24pm

Letter: UNC's coal usage is an environmental justice problem

"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."

2/11/2020 6:12pm

Kyende headshot

Column: Lessons from Brexit

"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."

2/9/2020 7:43pm

Devon Johnson, opinion editor. 

Column: Why is it so hard to get PrEP on campus?

"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." 

2/9/2020 7:13pm

Mary Drue

Column: An ode to Lisa Drew

"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."