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Silent Sam

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Photo by Jeremy M. Lange

"The factual circumstances surrounding this case are deeply disturbing." Read more

Orange County

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Photo by Sarah Willets

Just another day in Chapel Hill. Read more

Orange County

Following secret negotiations, BOG gave the SCV $2.6 million to protect a toppled UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument. Read more

Orange County

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The day she quit, UNC-Chapel Hill’s chancellor tried to put the Silent Sam controversy to rest once and for all. It didn’t work, and her legacy is far from settled. Read more

North Carolina

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Alex Boerner

(Or, why you should support your local media.) Read more

Voices

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John Gardiner

The interim chancellor was unanimously made permanent during a meeting that was supposed to discuss the Silent Sam settlement. Read more

Orange County

UNC-CH interim chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz suggested last week that the AG had signed off on the Board of Governor’s payout to the neo-Confederates. Read more

North Carolina

And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Cole Villena

“The BOG’s proposal to enter into the settlement agreement with the Sons of the Confederate Veterans was reviewed and authorized by the N.C. Attorney General.” Read more

Orange County

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Sara Pequeño

Protesters gathered at the former Silent Sam site to protest the Board of Governors’ decision to give a neo-Confederate group the monument (and a few million bucks). Read more

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On Wednesday, the day the Sons of Confederate Veterans sued over Silent Sam, the BOG gave the neo-Confederate group $2.5 million. Read more

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Good news: The county removed a Confederate monument from in front of the old courthouse Tuesday. Bad news: A poll suggests most N.C. residents think it should have stayed put. Read more

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Carolina Workers Collective

“We can tell from the video that the desire to physically and forcibly remove antiracist students from our own campus came out of an ideological opposition to antiracism on the part of the police.” Read more

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Tony Crider

One was nearly cleared of a public urination charge—until the prosecutor reminded the judge of a photo showing the word “piss” on the monument’s surface with an arrow helpfully pointing to a pool of liquid. Read more

Orange County

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Photo by Jenny Warburg

“So that’s how I started my first day of a new semester, humiliated and afraid on my own campus.” Read more

Orange County

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Cole Villena

“Your article sounded like it was written by an entitled sorority sister from The Valley.” Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Photo by Jeremy M. Lange

Let’s love on lemurs, hate on ICE, and dunk on Thom Tillis. Read more

Best of the Triangle

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Jordan Green

The student, Julia Pulawski, was convicted on two counts of assaulting an officer based on what she calls “false testimony.” Read more

Orange County

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    Silent Sam, in his former glory

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    Tony Crider

    Ryan Barnett and Nancy McCorkle display a flag stolen from the UNC System Office during a protest against Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour in Hillsborough on March 31.

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    Photo by Jenny Warburg

    Tim Osborn (in the white “56” shirt) scuffles with Joshua Pennington at a clash between pro-Silent Sam and antiracism demonstrators on August 25, 2018.

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    Cole Villena

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    Cole Villena

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