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Wednesday October 20th


DTH Photo Illustration. A recent study at UNC has shown that anxiety in first -year students has increased in the past year with the pandemic and distance-learning.

Editorial: The powder keg of academic pressure

"We are taught that this constant stress and anxiety is just a part of life. That freaking out over exams and racing to find resume fillers is normal. This isn't the case, of course, but this pressure that we put on ourselves is not just in our own heads — it comes from the society we live in."

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A 1-year-old Victoria Song with her mother and grandmother during a trip to Washington, D.C. in 2002. Photo courtesy of Victoria Song.

Op-ed: To my Asian grandmother

"It has taken the lives of Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Hyun Jung Grant, Soon Chung Park, Suncha Kim, Yong Ae Yue and Delania Yaun for me to realize I have robbed myself of stories of my grandmother’s life."

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