Opinion (Page 638)

  • UNC-Wilmington feminists abort free speech

    When a new Women's Resource Center was established at my university (UNC-Wilmington), I was concerned that it would serve as more of a resource for feminist professors than for female students. I also suspected that the center would try to advance a "pro-choice" agenda with little tolerance for the views…

  • Is the Redistricting Case Over?

    A three-judge panel in Washington rejected an attempt to stop North Carolina's legislative elections under new maps drawn by Judge Knox Jenkins. Is this long, drawn-out fight really over? Not quite yet, but almost.

  • Still No Lottery Vote

    Legislative leaders this week were nestled all snug in their beds, as visions of a lottery vote danced in their heads – but Santa didn't show.

  • GOP Punts on Economy

    Republicans think they have a good chance of keeping the U.S. House in November and taking control of the U.S. Senate and some state legislative chambers, including North Carolina's. But they won't get there with a languid economy.

  • A Puny Tuition Increase

    State universities elsewhere are boosting tuitions between 12 percent and 25 percent next year. UNC students and profs are upset about an 8 percent hike. It's time for a reality check: North Carolina's minuscule tuitions are bad public policy.

  • A Puny Tuition Increase

    State universities elsewhere are boosting tuitions between 12 percent and 25 percent next year. UNC students and profs are upset about an 8 percent hike. It's time for a reality check: North Carolina's minuscule tuitions are bad public policy.

  • Calling the A-Team

    North Carolina Republicans sense a historic chance to take control of the State Senate for the first time in more than a century. So far, they are recruiting a strong field of candidates.

  • Your NC Senate, Folks

    Here's the story of a retired businessman who traveled to Raleigh, offered budgetary help to a state senator, and was told he knew "nothing about budgeting." Uh, look who's talking.

  • Finally, Action on DMV

    Gov. Mike Easley announced today that he wants to merge the Division of Motor Vehicles into the N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety. It will save at least $4 million, and is about time.