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“They did it first” is not a quality argument. 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

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

Orange County

Cofounder Nikole Hannah-Jones, a UNC alum, is now a staff writer at the NYT Magazine, where she envisioned the recent landmark 1619 Project. Read more

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Phil Fonville

The renowned UNC physician and AIDS researcher, who died this weekend, reflects in a previously unpublished interview on what led him to advocacy. Read more

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

Letters to the Editor


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At UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, and Wake Forest, black students comprise less than 10 percent of the student body. Read more

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UNC Police Chief Jeff McCracken retiring after tumultuous year


Jeff McCracken’s departure comes at the end of a tumultuous academic year at UNC that also saw the resignation of UNC Chancellor Carol Folt and UNC system president Margaret Spellings. Read more

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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

Chancellor Carol Folt’s final meeting with the Board of Trustees took another step toward inclusiveness. Read more

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Cole Villena

The after-action report says officers missed "red flags" that protesters would attempt to pull down the Confederate monument. Read more

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One pleaded guilty, another was convicted, two were found not guilty, and three agreed to community service. Read more

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Sixteen former UNC-Chapel Hill Trustees said they support outgoing Chancellor Carol Folt's decision to order the removal of Silent Sam's pedestal. Read more

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Cole Villena

“It’s a damn good day to be a Tar Heel.” Read more

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Silent Sam frustrated the UNC chancellor throughout her tenure. For her final act, she got rid of the damn thing. Read more

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It often left us exhausted, sometimes exhilarated, and absolutely ready to hit the reset button Read more

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The dishes we eat challenge us to reexamine what being American means Read more


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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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    Joy Meyer

    "Persuasion" by Joy Meyer