"My hope is that this race will not only spread the word about our wonderful group on campus at UNC, but will allow people to see us as we are — students of medicine, engineering, law, social work, etc. — taking life one step (or stride) at a time, just like everyone else."
"I will admit there are a couple of songs on her latest album that I am not a fan of, but this is insignificant in comparison to my respect for Taylor Swift as an artist. Not every beat or lyric will resonate with each listener, but love and its butterfly effects is a theme to rally behind; a unifier not just for 'Swifties,' but for everyone trying to find a place in this world."
"I’m tough and resilient as hell. And even on my worst days, I’m proud of who I’ve become."
"So while you may not be personally responsible for racial inequity in America, and you may not be able to personally make reparations, the least you can do is refrain from actively robbing Black people of their ownership of the N-word."
This quiz will answer the question, “If I were a hard seltzer brand, which one would I be?” Get your pencils out, strap in and get ready to spend way too much money on alcoholic fizzy water this weekend.
Last semester, the Editorial Board made its astrological debut by choosing the perfect Franklin Street restaurant for each Zodiac sign. Before we find ourselves in the midst of even more UNC craziness, we thought we’d reminisce on the chaos of the past few years by looking to the stars once again.
Instead of memeing about it, here are some other things you can do as Hurricane Dorian heads to North Carolina.
Reckoning initiative courses allow students to learn and understand UNC's controversial history and how it seeps into the present.
“I’ve never experienced being in such a safe, supportive and breathtakingly beautiful space, so much to the point [where] I crave it here at Carolina. Yes, I have been able to connect with other Black people at Carolina but for me personally, I haven’t found a group cultivating that extreme self expression, openness and artistry here,” Gill told me.
The Daily Tar Heel's Editorial Board put together a compiled list of their favorite summer reads. If you haven't read them, now is the time!
Regardless of who is at the helm, we will remain skeptical, because we believe that it is our responsibility to hold those in power accountable.
" We have abdicated this duty for far too long – on a municipal, state and national level – from our academic institutions to our criminal justice system – in the most pervasive and consequential ways. The time for reform is now, and in taking this action, UNC can fulfill its promise to be 'For All Kind.'”
"Imagine a utopia where the beautiful game flows smoothly, uninterrupted by players spiraling across the pitch in complex, rolls, clutching body parts at random."
"But we must ask ourselves what we can do, as members of a premier academic institution, to put pressure on the necessary stakeholders and make this campus safer for the Tar Heels who will come after us."