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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, 11:34 pm in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

There is no denying the fact that we are part of a generation that revolves around social networking.
Nearly 80 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 have their own social media profile, …

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010, 11:23 pm in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

Full body scanners in airports have become the subject of growing controversy. This year, many travelers are reluctant to subject themselves to the full body scans that have been implemented in 67 airports. There is even …

Thursday, October 21st, 2010, 12:10 am in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

People across the nation are mourning the loss of six teenage lives in the past three weeks. Billy Lucas, Asher Brown, Seth Walsh, Tyler Clementi, Raymond Chase and Caleb Nolt were all victims of bullying when …

Friday, April 30th, 2010, 6:40 pm in News
By Amy Brooks

Monday, February 15th, 2010, 2:54 am in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

You can’t justify coach Williams saying UNC’s mediocre season is a catastrophe equivalent to the Haiti earthquake. Just because it’s his life doesn’t mean it’s more important than the lives lost.

Thursday, November 12th, 2009, 2:02 am in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

It’s OK to recognize something is wrong and fight for the piece of you that got lost to depression. There is no shame in wanting to improve your life.

Monday, October 5th, 2009, 2:30 am in Opinion

Last edition, some readers took offense to my lack of response toward a friend’s comment that I included in my opinion piece. I want to apologize for my poor judgment in not defending those who have, …

Thursday, October 1st, 2009, 1:18 am in Opinion
By Amy Brooks

Female sports fans who only care about the chiseled abs and glistening smiles give all sports-oriented ladies a bad name.