Opinion

Student debt forgiveness​ is rife with elitism

President Biden announced on Wednesday that up to $20,000 of individual student loans would be forgiven in the recent move to forgive student debt. The eligibility for debt cancellation is as follows: To be eligible, your annual income must have fallen below $125,000 (for individuals) or $250,000 (for married couples or heads of households). If you received...

Joshua Peters
Opinion

Hyperwoke librarian’s racist rant and other outrageous​ stories

Animals are victims of ‘human supremacy,’ growing student organization claims “Students Opposing Speciesism” is the name of the organization. I think all of us are for proper and humane treatment of animals but it’s interesting this group wants to strip people of their humanity. Hyperwoke librarian at $60,000-a-year NYC private school who believes that gender...

Ray Nothstine
Opinion

‘A drag queen for every school’ and other outrageous stories

Below are just a few of the stories that caught my attention this week. I do want to say given the sky-high inflation and record gas prices that my heart is heavy for those that are struggling to make ends meet. Policy is important and it would be nice if we had a federal government...

Ray Nothstine

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Opinion

A call to abolish white people and other outrageous stories

Below are a few of the stories that caught my attention this week. At the Carolina Liberty Conference, we heard from Seth Dillon of the Babylon Bee. Dillon had a great line from his speech, saying, “It is very difficult to parody a world that is a parody of itself.” The stories below aren’t satire,...

Ray Nothstine
News

UNC System schools, private universities begin transition to mask-optional policies

Gov. Roy Cooper has recommended schools and local governments transition from mask mandates to a mask-optional policies, and counties and towns across North Carolina are heeding the governor. With the increasing adoption of the mask-optional policy, University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans decided to follow the trend and published a memo on Feb....

Lauri Salovaara
News

Robinson calls for accountability, discipline in K-12 public schools

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is calling for broad reforms to the K-12 education system in North Carolina. Robinson’s comments came during a standing committee meeting on Monday, Feb. 21, that touched on themes of accountability, discipline, and restoring common sense. Robinson, a Republican, specifically called out a lack of discipline in public school classrooms, the...

David N. Bass