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"Basketball is a traditional competition where the tallest children in the village attempt to put a brown sphere into a sacred high basket. It is quite a futile task because the basket has a gaping hole at its bottom; hence, the ball always falls through."
"The Board of Governors can — and should — leave it in storage."
"Though these three bright lights from our community are gone, we will not let their voices go unheard."
"And though the monument itself may be gone from our campus, the systemic injustices it stood for live on, entangled firmly in the embrace of the UNC System's administration."
"Over the past ten years, the number of UNC students declaring or intending to major in computer science has swelled 831.65 percent, far outpacing faculty growth in the department, which grew 8.2 percent in the same time period."
"As the underpaid, overworked UCSC graduate workers put their careers, livelihoods and even immigration status on the line, we have to stand behind them."
The virus has impacted UNC students in a multitude of ways; from the University banning all nonessential travel to China and potentially suspending study abroad programs, the virus has been in the news for weeks now. And the media has definitely done its part in making the virus something that can’t be ignored by any college administration.
David Alain Wohl, site leader at the HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Research site in Chapel Hill, talks about alternative access to PrEP.
The disease took the life of then-University President Edward Graham on Oct. 26. His successor, Marvin Stacy, would also be lost to the disease, dying in Jan. 1919. By spring 1919, more than 500 infected were treated at the University’s infirmary, and seven died.
The Editorial Board responds to the Silent Sam settlement.
"There are the obvious negative effects of a coal plant in the middle of Chapel Hill — the risk of pollution for nearby residents, the environmental impact and the fact that it contradicts UNC’s goal of zero carbon initiatives. UNC has been sued over burning too much coal, risking increased asthma attacks in the community."
"We call on you to take immediate and comprehensive action, Chancellor Guskiewicz. We cannot afford to wait."
"While the drama surrounding Brexit is quite entertaining on its own, it has brought to our attention that maybe the U.S. is much more similar to the U.K. than it would like to admit."
The editorial board sat down with the two candidates running for Student Body President. Here's some of what they said.