"I’m honored to serve as The Daily Tar Heel’s opinion editor for the 2020-21 year. To me, the opinion page is the heart of the community, a place where we can have important discussions about issues relevant to UNC and the larger Chapel Hill population. These conversations, however difficult they may be, are critical as we determine how to move forward as a desk, as a newsroom and as a community."
"We want to know what you’re up to, how you’re coping, your at-home workout plan, which philanthropic causes you’d recommend supporting and so on."
We are students. And we’re also journalists. The ways in which these identities converge are uniquely and joyously difficult, but we wouldn’t have it any other way.
In Oct. 2019, the Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct announced that one in three female undergraduate students at UNC has been a victim of sexual assault during their time in college. However, sexual assault has been a problem at UNC for decades.
"At the end of the day, The Daily Tar Heel belongs entirely to its readers. It always has."
Remembering Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha, three lives lost in a hate crime five years ago.
"Who I was at the beginning of this semester is not who I am now. I’ve changed, in a good way. But if I’m being honest, this will probably be the last column I write for a while. I still have a lot to figure out, and that’s OK."
"The road to self-acceptance is a long one. In fact, I’m not sure if it ever really ends. The only thing I do know is this: my struggles explain me, but they don’t define me. And I think I’m OK with that."
"As for how to survive midterm season? Find something that keeps you grounded when life is moving fast."
Self-care is more than spa days and expensive skincare routines. In reality, the definition of self-care is remarkably fluid. It’s whatever you want or need it to be, and it doesn’t have to cost anything at all.
The Genocide Awareness Project, an anti-abortion movement, came to campus on Monday, October 21, 2019 for a demonstration. The project's large-scale installation compared abortion to historic acts of violence and genocide.