"My hypothesis on why Naciremans often omit Dr. King’s dissenting opinion on capitalism is due to a fear of its implications. Indeed, there has been significant progress within, and cooperation among, Nacireman tribes since the '60s. However, there is still much more that needs to be done."
"Amy March, portrayed by Academy Award nominee Florence Pugh, said it best: 'The world is hard on ambitious girls.'"
"The press coverage of Markle exhibits the stale conditioning of the public to regard this woman and person of color in a negative light, no matter her contributions to society."
"Just like those who use social media as a space for advocacy — using this platform to raise awareness about social issues is inherently helpful in spreading awareness."
American elitism and military complex has been on full display. The humanity at the foundation of this conflict has been disregarded for online views and cheap laughs.
"Silent Sam may not have a place on this campus anymore, but white supremacy does. Systemic racism isn’t going anywhere — UNC has always allowed it to stay, regardless of the price tag."
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.