Category: Columns

Is college football the death knell for COVID hysteria?

By Ray Nothstine Raleigh, NC – Like everything else in society, college football can speak to our hyper-politicized culture. And no, I’m not talking about the vulgar chants directed at Joe Biden spreading across college stadiums. I’m talking about the…

President Biden’s mandate goes too far

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – I got the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it became publicly available. I did so because I was persuaded that the benefits of vaccination far outweighed the risk. Over the subsequent months, the case for…

NC high school sports reform passes state Senate

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Senate has given final approval to HB-91, Accountability and Fair Play in Athletics, an effort to reform high school sports in North Carolina. The Senate approved the measure, 28-14, on its third…

Families are swinging suburban

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – It’s my go-to slide. I’ve shown it to all the classes I teach at Duke University. The slide is striking. It’s revealing. And now it’s out of date. The slide in question is based…