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Friday January 27th


Op-ed: UNC Hillel student leaders respond to recent DTH column

"As Jewish student leaders at UNC Hillel who went on a Taglit Birthright trip to Israel this summer, it is important for us to share our perspective on what we see as a problematic op-ed published in and subsequently removed from the DTH last week titled 'When Studying Abroad Becomes Political.'"

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Beyoncé performs during the ABC telecast of the 94th Oscars on March 27, 2022, in Los Angeles. 
Photo Courtesy of Mason Poole/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images/TNS.

Column: An ode to Beyoncé’s Renaissance

"Beyoncé’s newest album emerges as an act of rebellion against these events and circumstances that have the potential to tear us down and break our souls. There’s no singular villain in the story that “Renaissance” tells, but an emphasis on triumphing and reclaiming joy despite all the bad. Her choice to layer the album with variations of dance-centric genres like house and disco is the perfect way to deliver this message of joy."

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DTH Photo Illustration. Biden announced student loan debt relief plan on Aug. 24, 2022.

Editorial: Student loans are paused – but we need more.

"We, as students, run the risk of fitting into one or more of these categories. While it's easy to just suggest that our student loans be forgiven, it's more important to note that education is simply too expensive and inaccessible for most Americans. At the same time, it is absolutely necessary to earning livable wages and having desirable career outcomes in today's economic climate."

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Students protest near the anti-abortion Genocide Awareness Project exhibit displayed at Polk Place on Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. This exhibit included graphic images and made comparisons between abrotion procedures and mass genocides.

Column: I'm tired of pretending

"Our male friends arrive and hop into the conversation. When we explain what we’re discussing, one nods, saying he heard about the news a couple days ago. Which is impossible, of course, because it just happened that day."

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Students navigate the Pit on the first day of classes, Aug. 18.

Column: Beating the heat on campus poses a challenge

"Picture this: Excited for their first day of college, a naïve, innocent first-year who’s grown accustomed to COVID-19 isolation decides to dress up. They wear a collared shirt and a pair of pants and embark upon their 20-minute walk from South Campus to the FedEx Global Center. Once they get there, they rush to the bathroom only to realize they are drenched in sweat.  "Last year, dear readers, I was that innocent, wide-eyed first-year."

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Davis Library pictured on Oct. 17.

Column: Minimizing chronic exhaustion post-pandemic

"Though wellness days are a step in the right direction, the University should consider giving students additional time off to rest and reset. Recent trials done abroad suggest how transitioning to a four-day work week, or simply granting individuals more flexibility in work hours, may yield tremendous mental health benefits."

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University Libraries' IDEA Action grant program provides funding to support inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility efforts.

Editorial: Revamp your study routine this year

For most students, early morning classes and a growing list of assignments can be daunting. However, the jolt back to student life after a lengthy break doesn't have to be painful.  To help you navigate your return to being a full-time student, the Editorial Board shares ways students can combat a loss of motivation and organization right in time for FDOC.

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Sophomore Julia Finke laughs with her friends on the quad during a warm sunny day on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.

Column: Welcome to your college student era

"You’re not in Positano, you’re in Lenoir Dining Hall — but that’s okay. Possessing the ability to see the value in a memorable season of life but not consistently wishing your current one away is key. Embrace where you are for what it is. Be expectant for what’s to come without counting down the days until it gets to you."

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