TAR HEEL VIEW: Expel unlawful speech codes at UNC campuses

TAR HEEL VIEW: Expel unlawful speech codes at UNC campuses

In his first month of work, an Appalachian State University administrator suggested students accused of “microaggressions” — fleetin...

January 17th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Fight crime by raising the age of adult charges

TAR HEEL VIEW: Fight crime by raising the age of adult charges

Teenagers who aren’t old enough to vote, own real estate or buy a lottery ticket are routinely arrested on petty misdemeanors and booked into th...

January 12th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Partisanship casts shadows on NC’s economic outlook

TAR HEEL VIEW: Partisanship casts shadows on NC’s economic outlook

Michael Walden, economist at N.C. State University, has been making economic forecasts focused on North Carolina for decades. He brings to the task a ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Both sides toblame in HB2repeal failure

Republican and Democratic senators blame each other for the General Assembly’s failure to repeal House Bill 2 in a Wednesday special session tha...

December 29th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Allison the right choice for treasury head

A former Wilson community leader is reportedly in the mix for a high-profile position in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.Retired B...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Let’s makeAmericakind again

Let’s makeAmericakind again

I’m a crier of happy moments. If I witness an act of kindness, I sometimes boo-hoo like a baby.Recently, I’ve seen a few Facebook posts fr...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Fake news on social media obscures truth

Did you hear the big news?President Barack Obama has invalidated the election results. A revote is planned for Dec. 19.Haven’t heard? Good ̵...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Can Trump unite a deeply divided nation?

TAR HEEL VIEW: Can Trump unite a deeply divided nation?

Just like another famous New Yorker, Donald Trump did it his way — and it made him the next president of the United States.Trump, who has proved...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Taser usemust bemeasured

Taser usemust bemeasured

The ordeal of Jack Slaughter shows the need for law officers to treat Tasers more as they would handguns and less as they would batons.Slaughter, who ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Keep unity inmind duringthe election

Keep unity inmind duringthe election

Take a deep breath. Shake it out. It’s going to be OK.Do some yoga. Have a drink. Take a walk, listen to some music. Do whatever you need to min...

November 1st, 2016 |