University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


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If we want to cut down on the amount of trash going to the landfill, the best place to start is with food. Read more

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Lambda Legal

“Revoking health insurance coverage for transgender employees puts the state of North Carolina on the wrong side of history." Read more

Wake County


Sarah Willets

One idea: Replace Sam with an uncontroversial symbol of Southern heritage by erecting a marble bust of a biscuit. Read more

North Carolina


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In April, she smeared blood and red paint on Silent Sam and got arrested. Earlier this month, she announced a TA strike during a protest and faced charges again. The antiracism community, she says, is only getting stronger. Read more

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The university does, however, want a special police force to “prevent or respond to civil disorder” at protests Read more

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An interview with UNC political scientists Marc Hetherington and Jonathan Weiler on Trump, authoritarianism, and why conservatives love terrible television. Read more

North Carolina


Alex Boerner

In their new book “Prius or Pickup?” Marc Hetherington and Jonathan Weiler explore how ingrained worldviews made our politics dysfunctional and led to Donald Trump. Read more

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Caitlin Penna

In September, Elvira Basnight filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice against Parks and Rec. Read more

Durham County

His resume is impressive, but is the sixty-seven-year-old really the coach of the future? Read more


Last night, after Chancellor Carol Folt recommended storing the toppled Silent Sam in a new $5.3 million facility, hundreds of protesters gathered in Chapel Hill. Read more

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With some big games upcoming, they damn well better figure it out. Read more


But the season gets real next week Read more


If Zion Williamson hasn’t made you forget about football, let’s talk about it. Read more



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

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments


“If a white person defaced or toppled an MLK stature, we would be arrested and put in prison for a hate crime!” Read more

Letters to the Editor

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    Mack Brown