"Judging individuals by elements of their identity which are out of their control should never be considered humorous, normal or acceptable."
Horror movie fans, rejoice. The Oct. 19 release of "Halloween," a direct sequel to the 1978 film by the same name, may buck the trend of failing slasher flicks, potentially sparking a resurgence of masked murderers on cinema screens.
Later, I found out that this is only one version of a “spooky” experience that has been shared by many of my friends and peers on Halloween night at UNC.
Instead of mocking from a distance, though, isn’t it more interesting, and more optimistic, to grapple with the very real positive and negative consequences that social media sites have for our daily lives?
The gate to UNC needs to be widened, not narrowed. There need to be permanent reminders, including of me, to symbolize our strained turning toward true respect and equality for all our citizens. Then, these pieces together can create a great space for open dialogue to bind and seal our wounds.
“Meet people and talk to them. I think you’d be surprised to find how many good, quality people there are on this campus.”
"Voting ought not be a privilege granted only to those who have the time and resources to do so, but rather a fundamental right extended to and enjoyed by all."
Students, faculty and staff alike are all entitled to know who may soon be leading their system and have a say in who that person is.
We all have that one guy in our lecture that just will NOT stop talking.
That’s why I’m writing this article — to encourage you to come to his talk regardless of what political affiliation you lean toward. You’ll learn something. You’ll probably have a decent time. You’ll certainly meet some interesting people. There might even be free food (I doubt it, but it’s worth the risk). And, if all else fails, you can gather a few friends outside and start protesting.
"If the private sector dictates our future, then we are guaranteed not to have one."
"Thank you to Maya Little and the other students who were instrumental in having the statue removed."
Kent McDonald (Tia) and Annie Kiyonaga (Tamara) are the writers of UNC’s premier (only!) satirical advice column. Results may vary.
"On either side of the stage in Lee Chapel hang elegant portraits of the founders, in military dress — both were, after all, professional soldiers, although much else."