Due to recent events on campus, the editorial board has assembled this short list of resources for anyone who may be at-risk of interpersonal, sexual or gender-based violence. This list also includes two proactive trainings that anyone can complete to help create a safer environment on campus for us all.
" I hope these two tips can help other ethnographers coming to study the Nacirema. Greetings may seem like a small detail at first, but they often give you a window into how people choose to interact with one another. As for Nacirema country, one can deduce a culture of isolation and apathy from their greeting customs."
"Muslim immigrants to Denmark lead an entirely different life; a life in neighborhoods that the government refers to as 'ghettos,' and one in which that wonderful state-provided education system forcibly indoctrinates Muslim children into a Danish way of life."
"Oh, Roommate. Most of what I know about you is, like an archeologist trying to understand the customs of an ancient civilization, based on long-abandoned artifacts."
Voter turnout has historically been incredibly low for municipal elections, despite their importance.
Getting to know your neighbors has more benefits than just an opportunity to say "hello." It also increases feelings of security and the likelihood of help in an emergency.
Books are banned for a variety of reasons, from LGBTQIA+ content to being "anti-cop." Here is a selection of must-read books off the banned book list.
The U.S. Department of Education wrote a letter to the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle Eastern Studies, ordering it to revise its curriculum or risk losing federal funding.
Banning funding to organizations that provide abortion referrals/services as part of their family planning care ensures that women benefiting from other forms of birth control, treatments, screenings and other medical examinations — many of which do not relate to abortion — would suffer from a dramatic reduction in their quality of life.
"If you care to join me on this challenge, here are 10 simple ways to integrate creativity into your day."
"These incidents are an unpleasant reminder of an uncomfortable truth: there are very few safe spaces for women in this world. And that is simply terrifying."
It seems that the labor movement has reignited to a level of popularity unseen in decades.
"All of a sudden, all these extra steps are being added in front of us, and the staircase seems like it’s never going to end. When will we get to the top; to that mythical ‘healthy relationship?!’"
Guest columnist Malik Jabati says students at UNC can not only help the planet by biking around campus, but they can also improve their personal health and commute times.
"Dissension results in punishment. In this instance, the NCAA is willing to prohibit 58 California universities from participating in NCAA competition if the bill turns into law, effectively disowning 24,000 student-athletes."
Former Chancellor Carol Folt was inaugurated at the University of Southern California on Friday, September 20th. The opinion editor at the Daily Trojan asked our editorial board to give them some thoughts on Chancellor Folt's time at UNC. Here's what we told them: