The Daily Tar Heel

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Saturday May 28th


Op-ed: Republican redistricting doesn't add up

That is the story of where North Carolina’s population has been, and where we’re going: more urban and more diverse. But the reality is that our legislature and our congressional delegation don’t reflect the make-up of our state. It’s a problem that has long plagued state politics. 

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Elizabeth Egan is the Audience Engagement Editor for the spring 2022 semester.

Office DJ: Songs to hold onto

"What brings me the most comfort amid the fast pace of life is music. I have always heavily associated songs with specific moments and people in my life, and when I listen to them again I am reminded that no matter how much time has passed, I will still carry those memories with me."

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Black American civil rights leader Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) addresses crowds during the March On Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, where he gave his 'I Have A Dream' speech. Photo courtesy of TNS.

Column: Critically changing how we honor Martin Luther King Jr.

"We have a lot more to work on before we can congratulate ourselves for continuing King’s legacy. We should rather ask how much actual progress has been made to sustain the achievements he helped make regarding racial equality and voting rights and pledge to continue his fight for economic equality that ended when his life was violently taken."

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The Editorial Board writes how to obtain an at-home COVID-19 test and the accessibility surrounding the process.

Editorial: How to get at-home COVID-19 test kits

"Although these options to obtain a free COVID-19 test are steps forward, they aren’t steps that are large enough. With the rise in omicron cases, it’s imperative that these tests and resources are available to everyone, regardless of geographic, socioeconomic and financial status."

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