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Column: In light of Ruby Franke, it's time to crack down on family vlogging


"Family vlogging doesn’t account for kids not understanding or consenting to the permanency of the internet. Even when videos are removed, the case of Ruby Franke’s children and many others is but a testament to just how much of an impact the internet can have on a child’s life. Channels that show deeply personal areas of parenting can help other parents relate to their struggles but often don't acknowledge the vulnerability of the situation."


Column: Wake County has an innovative solution to affordable housing crisis


"Chapel Hill needs affordable housing desperately, but Town efforts to enact policy to make that possible are repeatedly fought by residents of wealthy Chapel Hill neighborhoods. If Chapel Hill were to adopt Step Up’s model, those residents wouldn’t have to be as concerned about their homes devaluing upon the construction of affordable duplexes because that wouldn’t be the only option for affordable housing."

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Meet the 2023-24 Editorial Board


We are honored and excited to be able to shed light on issues that impact the day-to-day lives of our readers. So, here are the faces — some new and some returning — behind the Editorial Board: 


Column: Stop making your favorite artists hate you


"It’s really about reading the room. If the music is loud and intense, it’s probably okay and welcomed to match the vibe. But during an emotional ballad that’s hard for the artist to sing? Maybe don’t have a loud conversation or scream the entire time."


Satire: Raising Cane’s has raised me from the dead


"Now, nearly two years later, I’m a first-year in college and my mouth is watering for the chicken fingers and crinkle-cut fries I’ve been promised. With a grand opening date finally announced, here’s how I envision my long-awaited trip to Cane’s."


Satire: Who would win?


"The "Who Would Win" book series is a collection that pits two animals against each other and evaluates who would win. Here are my own, with a modern twist."