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."
"Sure, I probably won’t grow 10 inches by 2030 and I don’t have middle school to look forward to anymore, but I am by no means a finished person yet. As I am sitting here writing this, just two days into the new decade, I am setting five goals for myself for the next 10 years."
A recent The Daily Tar Heel article on UNC student theater over the past decade failed to mention the Black Arts Theatre Company's contributions. Abhishek Shankar denounces this decision and The Daily Tar Heel's treatment toward minority staff and their stories.
If 2019 was any indication of the way science is advancing, it’s likely difficult to predict anything for the upcoming year. Nevertheless, here are Rajee Ganesan's top three predictions for science, technology and policy in 2020.
The Silent Sam settlement looks to be the rare exception of lawyers getting creative to help their clients pay more. Two and a half million dollars more.
A farewell from opinion writer Marie Thamdrup before she heads home to Copenhagen.
Super senior Malik Jabati signs off as he says goodbye to Chapel Hill this semester.
"The ‘perfect’ gift for a partner seems ever-elusive, and rightly so. How could it be possible to convey the true complications and complexities of love in an object that can be wrapped in paper and set under a tree? No matter how much you spend, no gift can say what you want to convey better than you could with your own words and actions."
"At the end of the day, whether you buy into Cuffing Season or not, what’s most important is that you prioritize your mental health, foster relationships that you already have and focus on your own happiness during the SAD times."
"Citizens of whatever political opinion should expect law enforcement to hold themselves accountable to the standards of justice they are sworn to uphold."
"Who I was at the beginning of this semester is not who I am now. I’ve changed, in a good way. But if I’m being honest, this will probably be the last column I write for a while. I still have a lot to figure out, and that’s OK."