Obama’s HUDdle on Campus

If you aren’t aware, Obama’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, graced our fair campus with his presence this afternoon. According to UNC’s Office of Federal Affairs (did anyone know we even had one of those?), the purpose of the visit was “to provide an opportunity for Carolina stakeholders to engage a member of theContinue reading “Obama’s HUDdle on Campus”

No Liberty at Liberty

Last week, Liberty University shut down its College Democrats chapter, claiming that the organization runs counter to the values of the university. The group is no longer recognized as a student organization, meaning that it cannot advertise on campus or hold meetings on campus. According to Liberty University vice president of student affairs Mark Hine,Continue reading “No Liberty at Liberty”

College: An Intellectual and Moral Wasteland?

When I was in high school, I was often warned about the road ahead. My church’s youth leaders painted a dark picture of public universities as a place with no moral standards. College was supposed to be a place of assaults on Christianity in the classroom and depraved behavior outside of it. I was toldContinue reading “College: An Intellectual and Moral Wasteland?”

Slavery We Can Believe In

Today, around lunch time, Obama will be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States of America.  What does that mean for us college students?  The short and simple answer is: slavery.  According to Obama’s Blueprint for Change, he will “require 100 hours of service in college.”  Per usual, Obama is short onContinue reading “Slavery We Can Believe In”