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GOP to Student: Pay to Vote

Ian Oglesby | Contributing Writer

April 4, 2013

I am a student at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and my parents should not be taxed for my vote.Can one fathom the hypocrisy of purported small government Tea Partiers who subject taxes and red tape on families ...

GOP message: Latinos are not welcome

Ian Oglesby | Contributing Writer

April 1, 2013

 Civil rights advocates, Democrats, and Latino students are alarmed, but not surprised, at the newest installment of Gov. PatMcCrory's plan to rapidly dismantle progress in North Carolina: eliminate the Office of Hispanic/Latino Affairs...

Housing a Mistake: Co-ed dorm rooms

Lizzy Menzer | Contributing Writer

March 27, 2013

Co-ed dormitories were first established in the 1970s. Today, they are the norm; a significant number of colleges and universities offer co-ed dorms to students. They have even begun building co-ed bathrooms in some colleges, ...

No ‘center’ for women’s studies

Lori Wilson | Staff Writer

March 27, 2013

A few weeks ago, I contacted women and gender studies students Lauren Habig and Brooklyn Hildebrandt for an interview about Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who argued Roe vs. Wade. They worked together to bring Weddington to campus...

Housing Troubles

Megan Young | Staff Writer

March 20, 2013

The time comes before the end of every school year (unless you are an incoming freshman) to decide where you will be living for the coming year. With all the emails we receive from Housing, everyone knows how to reclaim the ro...

Sex trafficking close to home

Caroline Logan | Staff Writer

February 23, 2013

 When considering crime in Wilmington, I know that sex trafficking is not the first thing that comes to my mind. Public perceptions of human sex trafficking may include vague notions of a foreign problem or something seen in the...

The Meat of the Issue: The ecological impacts of the industrialized meat industry

Alex Lloyd | Assistant Editor of Opinion

February 19, 2013

Lately I've been more vegetarian conscious, aiming to reduce my carbon footprint, which will contribute to the ecological preservation of our planet and will benefit my heath in the long-run.  All aspects and practices of the ...

Some ‘butts’ about McCrory

Ian Oglesby | Contributing Writer

February 19, 2013

Welcome to North Carolina, home of the first operational public university, where professors and administrators are under attack for being liberal artists-wait, that's not it.Universities are under attack for trying to graduate ...

Voter photo ID bill aims to kill… the Democratic vote

Ian Oglesby | Contributing Writer

February 15, 2013

The voter photo ID bill that Republicans are pushing through the North Carolina General Assembly is part of an aggressive campaign to disenfranchise eligible voters who disproportionally support Democratic candidates.In North Carolina, a ...

The hookup culture: hangout or modern romance

Megan Henry | Contributing Writer

February 4, 2013

We've all done it. Nearly every twenty-something in America has experienced, in some way or another, the casual sex phenomenon that has become known as the "hookup culture."Gone are the days of old-fashioned courtship and tak...

A call for change

Bhavana Vadlamani | Contributing Writer

January 27, 2013

They say ignorance is bliss. The bitter truth is that ignorance can lead to tragedy, though. This is especially true if this ignorance involves the critical epidemic of gun violence and mass shootings plaguing the country. Surpri...

Troubled Twenty-Somethings: Worst shootings in recent history were committed by America’s youth

Alex Lloyd | Assistant Opinion Editor

January 15, 2013

Let me start off by saying that the purpose of this article is not to convince, but to convey. I do not have the answers; my intentions are to incite opinions and discussion, perhaps outrage or even simple curiosity. There ap...

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