"In a world increasingly dominated by usernames and mouse clicks, it’s important not to let the millions of other people and non-tech sectors buffer for the sake of rapid virtual innovation."
"So, to you, reader, I want to tell you what I wish others would tell me — do what you can, little by little, and remember that so many others are with you."
"And now you know that your experiences, your sufferings, your safety, your health and even your expensive learning — they are all pitted against the cold background of a university that could not be bothered to care."
The world of computer science is daunting. But we don’t often get a bigger picture of the compassion, creativity and collaboration that is seen in this world — something I have gained from my experience in the computer science department at UNC.
"I firmly believe that technology is intersectional; it embraces change, impact and different world views."
"The press coverage of Markle exhibits the stale conditioning of the public to regard this woman and person of color in a negative light, no matter her contributions to society."
Banning funding to organizations that provide abortion referrals/services as part of their family planning care ensures that women benefiting from other forms of birth control, treatments, screenings and other medical examinations — many of which do not relate to abortion — would suffer from a dramatic reduction in their quality of life.
A note to first years, from your big sister.
This year I will be listening to others, taking in feedback, leading conversations and writing more columns. I am thankful for these moments, which are a result of the privilege that being a student here has afforded me.