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Cameron Parker

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Each year, a chance to reflect

The Year in Review issue is perennially one of our paper’s most important. I’m not saying that because I get paid to work here. I say it because it’s a chance to actually look at the big picture of what happened around us these past 365 days.

	B.J. Lawson

The challenger: B.J. Lawson is running for election on the Republican ticket in North Carolina's Fourth District

Before we even begin the formal interview, B.J. Lawson is knee-deep into a discussion on the financial crisis — discussing credit derivatives and mortgage-backed securities. His detailed grasp of the issues contradicts what might be the most prominent criticism of him: that he is just an angry Tea Party supporter. Lawson says that he is running in 2010 for the same reasons he ran in 2008 — he is concerned about the direction of the country. More specifically, there are four things he explicitly identifies: jobs, the economy, health care and trust in government.

The Daily Tar Heel

A Carolina cover-up

As a meeting of the Honor Court ended late Thursday, a reporter for The Daily Tar Heel was asked to leave the premises of the Student and Academic Services Building — a public space he had a right to be in.

	Cameron Parker, Opinion Editor

A fresh start, with fresh voices

The opinion page of The Daily Tar Heel plays a distinct role in the life of the University. Every year feels like a fresh start. For some, it is the beginning of college and some of the best years of their life.

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