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
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

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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
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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
News

UNC admissions case marks latest example of growing U.S. Supreme Court trend

When the U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would take up a case challenging UNC-Chapel Hill’s admissions policy, the court made the rare decision to shorten the normal federal appeals process. Legal observers note that the justices’ decision to examine a trial court ruling, labeled “cert before judgment” in legal shorthand, has become increasingly...

CJ Staff
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Color Us United’s Kenny Xu responds to Supreme Court taking up UNC, Harvard admissions cases

Kenny Xu, president of Color Us United and author of “An Inconvenient Minority, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s Jan. 24, 2022, decision to take up cases challenging race-based admissions policies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University. Learn more here: “UNC-Chapel Hill affirmative action case heads to U.S. Supreme Court.”

Mitch Kokai
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UNC-Chapel Hill affirmative action case heads to U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to make what could be a landmark ruling on the constitutionality of affirmative action after justices decided Monday, Jan. 24, to take up cases arising from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University. The cases originated in 2014 when the nonprofit Students for Fair Admissions...

David N. Bass