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Carolina Review Accepts Let’s Go Brandon Coin

Carolina Review stands as a journal to champion Enlightenment thinking — the ideals which our state’s University System and our Republic have long stood to represent. By participating in multi-stakeholder efforts—some of which have been set up by think tanks and nonprofits—and considering legal approaches that emphasize transparency rather than criminalization, we could do more…

Carolina Review March 2022 Issue

Dear Readers, The long expected and well overdue day has finally come. Chapel Hill is unmasked. The longest “two weeks” of our lives are over. Although by the time I arrived at Chapel Hill the worst of Covid-19 had already passed by, I was doubtful that the pandemic policies of the campus would disappear as…

Eye of the Tiger: Applying for an Internship

For policymakers, game theory has two main functions. First, it provides a framework for taking a complex social situation and boiling it down to a model that is manageable. Second, it provides methods for extracting insights from that model regarding how people do behave or how they should behave. Consider the following situation: it’s spring…

A Fountainhead

It was a Monday, October 18th of 2021 to be exact. After a semi-boring day of attending history lectures and a twenty-five minute run along the usual route for my LFIT jogging class, I made my usual walk from campus to my apartment. Carrying a heavy, textbook-laden backpack and two empty water bottles that I…

The CEO of El Salvador

In the United States, one often hears the following rejoinder from a certain brand of center-right politician: “government should be run like a business.” Typically this just means that elected officials should be more hawk-eyed in the quest to cut waste and make government run more efficiently. It could also betray a fundamental misunderstanding of…

What Are We Conserving?

Politics is by its very nature irrational. The absurdities we all see cannot be explained by mere ignorance or differing values. Ignorance does not explain the passion and vitriol — after all, few people are highly emotional about advanced calculus; it also doesn’t explain the persistence of beliefs in the face of new evidence or…

Election Review

It’s that time of the year again! Student body president elections are underway and these candidates are looking to carve a spot for themselves at the top of student government. Here, I’ll try and give an overview of the candidates and their platforms so that you can make the most informed vote possible. I can’t…

From the Editor-in-Chief

Dear Readers, As you may know, Carolina Review’s editor-in-chief, Bryson Piscitelli, resigned from the publication. He is now working with Carolina Coalition, a collection of students who, as senators in our student government, want to be the servants and stewards of our great university. I want first to thank Bryson for his leadership of Carolina…

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