Posts in Editorials
The Office of the Student Body President Is Powerless

“True as it may be that students can draw on lessons learned pursuing their interests on our campus, perhaps the more appropriate word to describe student leadership at UNC is “laboratory”: on this campus, student governance is treated as a trivial experiment, to be done in an isolated, heavily controlled setting, that has no real impact or bearing on the course of the University.”

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The Iowa Caucus Is Undemocratic

“It has become abundantly clear in recent cycles that an inordinate amount of electoral power is granted to relatively small and unrepresentative populations. States like Iowa and New Hampshire, simply by virtue of their place in the early stages of process, are examples of such communities — and likely to the detriment of those who will vote later.”

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Please Stop Running for President

“Presidential candidates in modern politics run not because they think they can lead the country, but instead for the perks that come with the journey there: notoriety, book and television deals, and, if they’re lucky, a cabinet or vice-presidential nod.”

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