Underrepresented students who have a viable claim to a discrimination suit are the only ones with standing to benefit from affirmative action under the racial justice rubric. The law can’t recognize an unquantifiable concept like institutional racism. The only real question is whether administrators at UNC allowed their ideology to cloud their understanding of law and the Constitution.
Recently, PETA falsely claimed that toxic masculinity could be ended by going vegan and that male vegetarians last longer in bed.
MLK Day took nearly 30 years to be recognized by all 50 states as a federal holiday. Remember to celebrate it meaningfully.
"If you say you love your community, take ownership and respect the history of that space. Only then can we heal and move forward, together."
In the past decade, fertility rates in the United States have dropped dramatically. Young adults, specifically college graduates, experienced the greatest decrease in fertility rates, largely due to cultural and economic factors. The Editorial Board was intrigued by this finding and decided to ask some of its female members about their opinions on having children after graduation.
The pairing of the two statues would show what Silent Sam stood for when he was given his place of honor, and how the forces that created our Civil War remain alive today, enshrined on the UNC campus.
This is now at least the third letter I have written for similar infractions in past semesters.
Oh. My. God. I am screaming. I am SCREAMING!
Sharon P. Holland, Townsend Ludington Distinguished Endowed term professor in American Studies, writes about the TA grading strike at the end of last semester.
"So if the egg phenomenon says anything about what humanity is really like, deep down under all our social restrictions, it’s that we have a capacity for cooperation ..."
Read what alumna and former Assistant Dean of Students Melinda Manning has to say about her feelings on the current state of UNC.
Maybe senior year is far more about confronting grief than sparking joy. Maybe letting go does not require abandoning sentimentality. Maybe the most sentimental thing we can do is let go.
The entertainment industry has been complicit in its lack of reporting sexual abusers, and the situation with R. Kelly is no exception.
Civilization depends on law and order. But justice, in the form of social change, often depends on the thunder of those who refuse to bend the knee.
The Board of Governors reaction to Chancellor Folt's announcement is a dim reflection of modern partisan politics.
My RA was one of my closest friends on campus. UNC feels like less of a home for me without him on my floor. I believed in UNC’s commitment to my First-Year Experience, an experience that my RA was essential to creating and one that the administration actively damaged by removing him, especially in such a drawn-out, confusing way.
"Carol Folt has played one of the biggest hands in the defamation of UNC, but she now has a chance for redemption in the following months."