This initiative is a solid step from within our community to alleviate some of the problems we face. It’s not often that we get to read about something so promising. Here’s to hoping this program, and similar ones, can expand to more schools across the state.
"The question that is still up in the air is the effectiveness of the containment of the virus, and to what level of progression the virus will reach before it affects our lives here."
"It is the new attention economy that has morphed journalism into a glorified competition of who can be the first to deliver the most shocking news story imaginable — regardless of the facts."
"In a time where the Klan seemed almost omnipotent and their power unmatchable, the American Indians of Robeson County swiftly and effectively showed them the door."
"The Editorial Board applauds UNC for beginning to grant two types of four-week paid family leave beginning in January, particularly for being equitable in providing the benefit to all staff, non-faculty and part-time workers ...Yet it’s dangerous to become complacent in congratulations, and the Board encourages the University to extend their new paid leave policy."
UNC is making it easier to submit your ballot this year. And even if you'll be away, here's other ways to make your voice heard.
But here’s the thing about study lounges — If I’m an RA in Hojo and I see two feet peeking out from under a table and a young first-year's head thrown back in glorious ecstasy, do I know what’s going on? Absolutely. But am I going to step in and say something? Looking less likely.
The editorial board on candidate endorsements in the current political climate.
Some general advice: make sure you are vaccinated, wash your hands, avoid places with a lot of people and go to a doctor ASAP if you are not feeling well.
"If you had told Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that building social movements could be done in 140 characters or less, we doubt he would believe you. The power of social media, Twitter in particular, to fundamentally alter the political arena is almost mythical."
This is a call for simplicity and clarity in academic writing, as well as a call for us all to demonstrate the principle of charity in conversation — seeking to understand the speaker’s point as opposed to pulling apart the words they use to express that point.
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.