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Opinion

Counter-viewpoint on SafeWalk: Program unnecessary

The new SafeWalk program has good intentions. But it is not a solution to an illusory threat. The program provides the student with two trusted peers, one male and one female, to walk him or her to an on-campus location during late-night hours when the student might feel unsafe.The walkers are trained by the Department of Public Safety and paid by the hour.

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Opinion

Stores harm town’s image

Earlier this year, Chapel Hill was named the most livable small city in the country by the United States Conference of Mayors.Free public transit, a sustainable environment and local businesses all contribute to Chapel Hill’s small-town atmosphere and make it a great place to live. They make Chapel Hill unique.

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Opinion

Make ‘access’ meaningful: Allowing undocumented immigrants to attend community colleges not helpful if they can’t pay

Almost two weeks ago, the N.C. State Board of Community Colleges approved a policy that would allow undocumented immigrants to attend community college at out-of-state tuition rates.Although this is a victory for achieving equity in college access, the initiative will have little practical effect.In order for North Carolina to be a progressive state, it must grant undocumented immigrants in-state tuition status. Out-of-state rates are simply too expensive for most undocumented immigrants to afford, advocates say.

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