By The Commentators
  • Be A Friend

    October 15, 2013 at 6:00 am

    This is Nerys Levy and I am a member of the Friends of the Carrboro Branch Library. Recently the local storage facility where we have been keeping our used books was sold. As a result we have been kicked out of the place where we store our more than 2500 used books. For years many […]

  • Reverse The Curse (Of Low Voter Turnout)

    October 4, 2013 at 10:02 am

    From Kristen Smith Want to spend long hours on Monday evenings discussing and debating meaty issues? Or Tuesday evenings talking and testing theories? Easy, just convince a few thousand folks to vote for you for Chapel Hill Town Council or Carrboro Board of Aldermen! Okay, few of us roll with a crew that deep, so […]

  • The NCAA Harms

    July 26, 2013 at 4:54 am

    Two torches stand guard next to the shield of UNC, emblazoned with lux et libertas, light and liberty.

  • “There You Go Again”

    July 23, 2013 at 10:00 am

    Matt Hughes — The Republican legislative leaders and Governor McCrory have agreed on a so-called tax reform plan that will soon make it to the Governor’s desk.

  • Reflections on Trayvon Martin

    July 22, 2013 at 10:29 am

    GRAIG MEYER — I would like to believe that Trayvon Martin would not have been killed had he lived in Chapel Hill.

  • Media Contracts and Academic Progress

    July 3, 2013 at 4:29 am

    Although there is no reliable way to measure whether athletes are getting a meaningful education, wouldn’t it still be better if the indicators we do have demonstrated success instead of failure?

  • Central West Opinion

    June 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    The Town Council meets tonight to hear a progress report on Central West, an area deemed suitable for major development.

  • We Need the NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching

    June 22, 2013 at 5:05 am

    For the sake of our children, who are our future, let’s keep the NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching to advance teaching as an art and a profession.

  • Keep Local Government Local

    May 21, 2013 at 5:05 am

    Matt Hughes: A key principle of conservatives has always been that the government closest to the people is more responsive to the needs of the people.

  • The Rawlings Panel and the Right Questions

    May 19, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    Lew Margolis: Recently, the Rawlings panel held its first meeting to consider how challenges caused by UNC athletics can inform the direction of our campus and others.