TAR HEEL VIEW: Court should force UNC to come clean on sex misconduct

TAR HEEL VIEW: Court should force UNC to come clean on sex misconduct

It’s not just a laugh line from “Animal House.” Students at the University of North Carolina really are put on double-secret probati...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Moving Confederate statues should require change to state laws

Moving Confederate statues should require change to state laws

A century and a half after the South surrendered, the likenesses of Confederate soldiers could be ordered to retreat for their own safety.The North Ca...

February 6th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump’s prescription on drug prices, access puts the patients first

TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump’s prescription on drug prices, access puts the patients first

A presidential prescription could begin the process of healing the fractured American health care system. The only question is whether Congress will f...

February 1st, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Independent commission needed for redisticting

TAR HEEL VIEW: Independent commission needed for redisticting

It is well beyond time to take redistricting out of the hands of state legislators.The state legislative and congressional district boundaries first d...

January 25th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Staying quiet would behoove the president

TAR HEEL VIEW: Staying quiet would behoove the president

The national media have been clear in their distaste for President Donald Trump, but last week were appreciative that he had — allegedly, appare...

January 24th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Cafe? No way. Call sweepstakes centers what they really are

TAR HEEL VIEW: Cafe? No way. Call sweepstakes centers what they really are

They’re as popular as they are controversial, they’re growing like kudzu in eastern North Carolina and local governments struggling to reg...

January 16th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Independent panel needed to draw new district maps

TAR HEEL VIEW: Independent panel needed to draw new district maps

The General Assembly, which is controlled by Republicans, has a little less than two weeks to redraw maps that are used to elect U.S. House of Represe...

January 11th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: State needs law to restore student press freedom

TAR HEEL VIEW: State needs law to restore student press freedom

Investigative reporter Carl Bernstein learned journalism fundamentals at his high school newspaper. But today’s teenage scribes are more likely ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Civil War center will help our state understand its history

TAR HEEL VIEW: Civil War center will help our state understand its history

Shakespeare first posed the question more than 400 years ago, and everyone from philosophers to spin doctors has been repeating it ever since: What...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Clarifying the NC public records law benefits seekers and keepers

Clarifying the NC public records law benefits seekers and keepers

Babe Ruth was hanging up his cleats, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president and gas was 10 cents a gallon when the North Carolina Public Records Act ...

January 5th, 2018 |