"For this group of TAs to decide, after their last paycheck had been delivered, to hold the grades of their students hostage to make a statement is a cowardly move."
"It is time to make amends and the first step is to shout loud and clear ‘never again.’ It is time to demonstrate to those near and far that lux, libertas means doing the right thing, especially if it is difficult. So, yes, abide by the law but let us use our wisdom and creativity to do so in a way that affirms all of the Carolina Community."
“'The Wall' that Trump and the Republican base have rallied around should be understood as a symbolic project representing their worldview rather than a feasible policy proposal."
"Whether you’ve committed to working out five times a week or spending less time online shopping in class or eating more broccoli or traveling to New Zealand to visit Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth, (OK, I’m definitely projecting here), your goals for this year are valid and worth making."
"Yesterday I was brought into this world ... That’s right, I was born yesterday, just yesterday! Given the current political climate I’ve just learned about, I thought I should relay some of my newborn thoughts on all of the current events I’ve just learned about within the past 24 hours."
"Tolerance is an empty middle ground, full of people who are too lazy to fight for their beliefs or too ignorant to understand the world."
The Editorial Board has had a lot of disagreements at board meetings this semester but our relationships are largely defined by mutual respect and good-natured ribbing. This may be a politically divisive time, but friendships still can, and do, happen across the aisle. So, without further ado, allow me to present the DTH Edit Board Roast.
“Claude: ‘I am the worst writer on the DTH staff, and I am the most disconnected from objective reality.’ Paige: ‘Hold my Tide pod.’”
Gary the Pit Preacher will still be around.
Power and fame are intoxicating even in small doses; it would not surprise me if they’ve had a taste and want more.
RAs deserve better. Carolina Housing needs to do better.
This decision was not made with the student’s best interests in mind. History will not look favorably on “the people’s University,” if the administration continues to advocate for wealthy donors instead of what is right for the University’s progress.
"The Daily Tar Heel is an important Carolina institution, and I have been privileged to serve as opinion editor for this semester. So, it is with a touch of sadness that I am stepping down from my role at the paper."
"Nancy Jo Sales is not a journalist; she is an unethical solicitor."