TAR HEEL VIEW: Wade’s crusade could make your paper arrive late

TAR HEEL VIEW: Wade’s crusade could make your paper arrive late

A state lawmaker’s personal grudge against the newspaper industry could end up hurting workers and delaying delivery for early risers.Sen. Trudy...

June 6th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Broken state prisons demand stout response

TAR HEEL VIEW: Broken state prisons demand stout response

When North Carolina prison officers weren’t gratuitously beating inmates or putting hot sauce on their testicles, they were selling them drugs, ...

June 5th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Griffin’s jab at Trump not funny, but emblematic

TAR HEEL VIEW: Griffin’s jab at Trump not funny, but emblematic

If you didn’t laugh at comedienne Kathy Griffin’s decision to have a photograph published online of her holding what appeared to be the bl...

June 1st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: UNC must release records on sexual misconduct cases

TAR HEEL VIEW: UNC must release records on sexual misconduct cases

North Carolina’s flagship public university is misusing a federal law designed to shield transcripts, grades and class assignments in order to h...

May 31st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: How Congress is sabotaging Obamacare in NC

TAR HEEL VIEW: How Congress is sabotaging Obamacare in NC

News this week of potentially steep Obamacare rate hikes in North Carolina next year comes close to a worst-case scenario for many in our state. The p...

May 29th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Time for NC to consider fair redistricting

TAR HEEL VIEW: Time for NC to consider fair redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court made partisan gerrymandering a little harder in North Carolina Monday.Its ruling in Cooper v. Harris found that two of the stat...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Yearbook censors see backlash for silencing students

TAR HEEL VIEW: Yearbook censors see backlash for silencing students

Three schools made headlines this month for their overreaction to senior quotes in student yearbooks. Officials employed varying levels of censorship,...

May 24th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: 3 reasons to care about NC packing black voters together

TAR HEEL VIEW: 3 reasons to care about NC packing black voters together

North Carolina’s Republican legislators unconstitutionally packed black voters into two congressional districts, making other districts whiter, ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Uneven approach to putting freedom back on the menu

TAR HEEL VIEW: Uneven approach to putting freedom back on the menu

Need proof that the Old North State is awash in needless regulation? Look no further than the saga of Senate Bill 24.SB 24 is a useful bill — an...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: The last word stands on voting restrictions

TAR HEEL VIEW: The last word stands on voting restrictions

The last legal word on North Carolina’s voting restrictions stands. It was the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 2016 ruling that found election...

May 19th, 2017 |