"I must say that I am not yet fluent in Nacireman, but I am now able to hold a conversation. So here are some quick translations that any English speakers can use when they arrive in this exotic land."
In Oct. 2019, the Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct announced that one in three female undergraduate students at UNC has been a victim of sexual assault during their time in college. However, sexual assault has been a problem at UNC for decades.
"You could argue that activism is voluntary, but the alternative is sitting by while our colleagues, students and ourselves are subjected to repeated institutional violence that, without organizing, will continue to be perpetuated in our workplace."
The UNC System has been derailed by politics for far too long, and untangling itself from this web of partisanship begins with the Board of Governors. If Democrats are able to win back the General Assembly in November, they shouldn’t just appoint far-left liberals to the UNC BOG. Instead, change the structure to a non-partisan board, chosen by merit over partisanship, with equal appointment power to Democratic and Republican leaders.
"This year, the Editorial Board urges you to pay close attention to the N.C. House and Senate races for your district (in addition to those for other state and local offices). Ignorance and/or indifference is no longer an acceptable excuse, especially not when so much is at stake."
"The affordable housing crisis has many interrelated causes, most of which require far-reaching structural change to mend. Nevertheless, $10 million can help house hundreds of families."
But it’s the question no one can objectively answer that will decide this primary: who has the best chance at defeating Donald Trump and Republicans down-ballot?
"Although some individuals act as teaching assistants for courses or mentor undergraduates during rotations and thesis work, doctoral programs very rarely require curriculum on how to prepare for and teach a lecture course, how to effectively mentor trainees or even how to manage grant money outside of individual projects and among larger groups."
"So, this year when you see a bunch of folks walking around today with ashen crosses on our heads, just know we aren’t some alien force. We’ve been here awhile, and a lot of us like to call this place our home."
From a hotline to answers to your questions on voter ID, the former executive director of Democracy North Carolina, Bob Hall, outlines tips and resources for voting in the upcoming March 3 primaries.
"It’s an exciting time for sports fans across the state, and it’s something to definitely keep an eye out for as plans for soccer and hockey solidify over the next few months."
I walked into a mirrored abyss lit by innumerable lights that brighten, fade, change their colors. I let myself become absorbed in the moment and felt simultaneously whole and void, full and without meaning.
The University classifies weather-related closings by the UNC System’s Adverse Weather and Emergency Events Policy. Condition 2: Suspended Operations is generally what us students want when we hope for a day of no classes. Condition 2 stipulates that faculty and students have their classes cancelled, but also requires “non-mandatory” employees to not report to work. Instead, these employees must use personal leave time for time lost working.
"I get it. You’re scared of the coronavirus, and an Asian person sat next to you. Covering your face with your shirt was simply a precaution, even if shirts only marginally protect against virions. How can such a harmless act be offensive?"
"I firmly believe that technology is intersectional; it embraces change, impact and different world views."