With the first reported case in Washington state, government officials have already started cracking down on preventing the virus from making rounds across the United States. Screenings for the illness have been expanded in major airports across the US, including in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.
"The overemphasis on food and weight in Lifetime Fitness classes reflects a pervasive societal diet culture that many people are working hard to eradicate."
Guest columnist Trevor Marks on the NCAA refusal to compensate college athletes.
Ever heard of missed connections? The Daily Tar Heel is launching its own rendition of the hopeless romantic's search.
"It seems both cruel and expensive to design areas where someone can't sleep, if it wasn’t for the spikes or the slant."
"My hypothesis on why Naciremans often omit Dr. King’s dissenting opinion on capitalism is due to a fear of its implications. Indeed, there has been significant progress within, and cooperation among, Nacireman tribes since the '60s. However, there is still much more that needs to be done."
"Amy March, portrayed by Academy Award nominee Florence Pugh, said it best: 'The world is hard on ambitious girls.'"
"The press coverage of Markle exhibits the stale conditioning of the public to regard this woman and person of color in a negative light, no matter her contributions to society."
"Just like those who use social media as a space for advocacy — using this platform to raise awareness about social issues is inherently helpful in spreading awareness."
American elitism and military complex has been on full display. The humanity at the foundation of this conflict has been disregarded for online views and cheap laughs.
"Silent Sam may not have a place on this campus anymore, but white supremacy does. Systemic racism isn’t going anywhere — UNC has always allowed it to stay, regardless of the price tag."
Increased tensions between the United States and Iran has young draft-aged males sweating about possible future conflicts. I address my concerns about potential conflict to those advocating for a war in Iran.
"Why is this question so hard to answer? To those oblivious to the torment of providing a decent reply, it would seem that we have the world at our fingertips. The mistake here is forgetting that while youth comes with opportunity, it also comes with uncertainty."
In the moments where the holiday cheer turns into rage, well-practiced meditation can give you the skills to find at least some inner peace, even while everyone else is reduced to acting savagely.
"I’d argue, however, that pushing sex under the table and ignoring it until you’re less busy or tired or stressed isn’t going to work, because news flash: life doesn’t slow down."