Amidst the release of 2017 tax documents showing fast-food giant Chick-fil-A's donations to anti-LGTBQ+ causes, Devon Johnson shares his thoughts on the effectiveness of boycotting Chick-fil-A.
The Board of Governors clearly valued politics and power more than preserving what has historically been a progressive, forward-thinking University.
I hope that those of you who recognize your own behavior in this column will seek the necessary help and can go back to leading productive, complete lives once again. And you can take your first step here, by resisting the urge to leave a comment.
Today I finally let go of my crush. I gave him one last hug, smiled and nodded farewell. After he left, a new sensation arrived. Equally as crushing as before, but without the erratic oscillations between ecstatic joys and infuriating lows. Just a crushingly static sobriety. The moment I didn’t have someone to think about, I missed the feeling of having someone to think about.
"Holmes exploited the idea of the strong female business lead, using it to leech off of others so as to fuel her own personal ambitions."
"It reminds us of a conversation we had at a meeting soon after Folt announced her resignation. Great, a member said. Now the history books are going to say Folt took down Silent Sam with her own two hands."
"If Trump considers what happened at Berkley grounds for withholding funds then we’re edging into dangerous I’ll-just-use-this-as-cover-to-punish-my-enemies territory."
"This admissions scandal or one like it could easily happen here. If we love our school, our teams, our professors, our colleagues, we need to take the beam away from our eyes and watch, carefully, to prevent its corruption."
"If only UNC Police were as forgiving to student activists as they are to white supremacists."
"Why are we using a one-size-fits-all metric for an education intended to be exactly the opposite?"
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"The North Carolina Republican Party’s ongoing efforts to strip marginalized communities of their rights is seemingly never-ending — and, quite frankly, it’s getting old."
Parking in Chapel Hill is already the worst. Please don’t make it the WORST.
"Unfortunately, Owens’ response is entirely in line the particular brand of politics she and Turning Point practice."
"You are enough. You are smart. You are capable."
This evasiveness is dangerous, it dulls down the urgency of the growing pandemic of anti-Muslim crime. Enough is enough, we cannot make progress in our fight against hatred without acknowledging it and facing it head on.
How can we justify stereotyping minority students as unfit for college when their wealthy counterparts nonchalantly take higher education as a given? Moreover, how can we pretend that minority students manipulate the system when we have tangible evidence that the privileged population do exactly that?