Going back to college: Dream come true or nightmare

Going back to college: Dream come true or nightmare

At your age, could you go back to college and get some of the experiences that you missed?It would be a dream come true for some of us. Or a nightmare...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Congress now needs to do its job

Late last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan said that Congress needs to replace the Obama administration’s program aimed at protecting some 800,000 ...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Governors matter to business leaders

Governors matter to business leaders

Democrats believe that their progressive policies would be best for North Carolina’s economy. Republicans believe their conservative ideas are t...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Who broke immigration laws?

Behind the news of the devastating hurricane just passed, and the possibly more devastating hurricane coming, the “Dreamers” are dominatin...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Rules Limp Off into the Sunset

Rules Limp Off into the Sunset

North Carolina is a national leader in conservative reform of state governance — a fact that, as you might expect, pleases conservatives and hor...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Law provides path forward for monuments

The front line in the impending battle between those who want Confederate monuments in North Carolina to come down and those who stand opposed is like...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Irma threat brings new fears

Even before Hurricane Harvey landed, I found myself thinking about our experience of Hurricane Matthew and the ongoing recovery work. One thing that w...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Are the Humanities Still Useful In a Tech World?

My wife is part of a shrinking group of people. She is low-tech! Yes, she has a smart phone and a tablet – complements of me – but she rel...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


A monument comes down in Chapel Hill

A monument comes down in Chapel Hill

A monument to a treasured past came down in Chapel Hill last week.No, the Silent Sam statute of a Confederate soldier still stands.The lost monument c...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Opioid epidemic is rampant

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the leading cause of accidental death in 2015 was drug overdose. The life toll from the drug ...

September 1st, 2017 |