The first case of HIV/AIDS in the United States was reported on June 5, 1981. Since then, over 690,000 people have died of AIDS-related illnesses in the United States. Many believe the HIV/AIDS Epidemic is behind us, but currently, 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV,…

On April 30, the last day of classes at UNC-Charlotte, a shooter opened fire. Within the hour, the entire nation was focused on a university filled with friends, relatives and students similar to us, who all were in danger. The result was two murdered students and four injured.

Across the UNC System, many students living on campus are forced into uncomfortable and often unsafe living situations simply because they do not identify with the gender on their birth certificates. There is no reason that students should face this unnecessary problem just because of their …

The 98th session of NC State’s Student Government is nearing its end. While the session was one of confusion regarding student organization registration and controversy with the resignation of the Chief of Staff of the Executive Branch, it was also a session of beneficial policy changes and …

UNC-Chapel Hill has faced a turbulent series of events in the past few weeks. On Monday, Jan. 14, Chancellor Carol Folt released a statement announcing her resignation, originally scheduled for the end of the school year, and ordering the removal of the remaining parts of the Silent Sam Conf…

Each student at NC State is required to complete two credit hours of health and exercise classes, one from the 100 and one from the 200 levels, to fulfill GEP requirements. Compared to some other schools in the state, this requirement is high. UNC-Chapel Hill requires just one fitness class,…

A recent United Nations report spelled out a dire future for humanity: without drastic preventative measures, the world will see severe effects of climate change become apparent by 2040, including food shortages, coastal flooding and damages approaching $54 trillion. To combat the dangerous …