"Today, we’ll be commemorating the victims and the families who lost children, spouses, parents. Alyssa, Scott, Martin, Nicholas, Aaron, Jaime, Chris, Luke, Cara, Joaquin, Alaina, Meadow, Helena, Alex, Carmen and Peter. "
"Our fight brings beauty to the world in ways we could not have foreseen or fore heard"
Alec Dent's hunt for Valentine's Day candy corn.
"The student body needs someone strong-willed and dignified to guide us through what is sure to be another tumultuous year. As for whether or not Martin will be that leader? Only time will tell. "
"I can only hope that in the coming years, future student body president candidates better hold themselves accountable too."
Valentine’s Day celebrates this humanity. Love is connection. It is the desire to know and be known.
This week, Annie and I are taking a slight detour from our normal course of action to educate you fools on romance and other things. Happy Valentine’s Day.
1979 was not a long time ago. It was only 40 years ago, to be exact. We cannot write these images off as a relic of the past, or pretend as if they don’t exist.
"House Bill 2 has been described by Equality North Carolina, a respected nonprofit working to secure equal rights for LGBT North Carolinians, as 'the worst anti-LGBT bill in the entire nation.'"
"As enlightened and progressive as we make Chapel Hill out to be, we can never forget that just four years ago, three students were murdered in this town because of their religion."
"Exposure of blatantly wrong opinions is necessary and will absolutely continue — until the reasons to do so subside."
AirPods, spring and Groundhog Day.
"Finding worms and undercooked meat being served at a dining hall accessible to UNC’s almost 20,000-person undergraduate population is disturbing, and not something one can just forget the next time they’re biting into Lenoir’s flavorless pineapple."
"Student leaders, who worked closely with Glenn and knew him well, made the decision to order his resignation unanimously, decisively and unquestionably – and we commend them for that. Senior stakeholders and the UNC administration, however, did not."
Civil dialogue is the bridge that connects the fragmented political division of modern day America, and now McCrory, McIntyre and we as Tar Heels face a choice: Are we willing to cross it?