A Veto!

Mary Cooper has just vetoed SCB-93-040, the bill that would have provided the College Republicans with a $15,000 loan and a $5000 grant for the Ann Coulter event. Calling the $15,000 fundraising allocation unprecedented, she says, “Expecting the group to raise such a large dollar amount for a speaker mostly…

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Clarification

With regard to my last post, I had a nice chat with Jared Simmons, Chair of the Finance Committee, who clarified some of the issues reported in the Daily Tar Heel article. His comments regarding the increased scrutiny of Psalm 100’s funds were actually referring to the funds already allotted to and held…

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A Law for Thee, But Not For Me

There seems to be a great deal of controversy swirling around Psalm 100’s decision to expel Will Thomason from the group because of differences in opinion over homosexuality. But I think the controversy is occurring for all the wrong reasons. Most of UNC’s chattering class are naturally talking about how Christians hold…

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Thoughts on Changes to Title VI

In the course of reading the article today on the the Rules and Judiciary Committee’s move to increase the number of signatures required of candidates for President and Congress to be listed on the ballot, I had a few thoughts. First, there is the rather impulsive urge within me that rebells at…

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No more Castles!

Well, castles are awesome. But that doesn’t mean they should be funded by student fees; nor should paper or supplies for normal a-frames. Stud cong is taking up the issue of campaign finance and will making a lot of changes to Title VI (the relevant portion of the Student Code)…

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