Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Chris Wellons: Science eventually advances

The angry and alarmed Ph.D student in atmospheric science at N.C. State, who wrote the April 16 Point of View “Why I’m marching for science,” brings to mind an era in America when buggy whip manufacturers stood in the way of scientific progress, evidenced by the invention of the internal combustion engine.

Letters to the Editor

Al Goshaw: Don’t give up on humanity

The April 17 Point of View “Tap the potential of Syrian refugees” by Janet Cowell wonderfully illustrated the inherent altruistic nature of people in our society. Her efforts to support the people of Syria go beyond what most of us are able to do, but they capture in spirit the intentions of many people.

Letters to the Editor

Jon Gibson: Let’s wait to see who are the ‘idiots’

Regarding Roy Williams’ “double idiot” comments in the April 13 Sports article “Williams calls Loh ‘double idiot’ for death penalty comment,” I suggest that we all continue to wait until after the NCAA investigation process has finally run its course before anyone proclaims who the real “double idiots” are.

Letters to the Editor

Hans M. Wuerth: Hitler used chemicals to murder Germans

Quite frequently, inappropriate, inaccurate and careless comments are made about Hitler’s National Socialism. During an official news conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested that “Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons” and did not “use gas on his own people” as Syria’s president Bashar Assad allegedly is using against the Syrian people.

Videos

Watch as a Coast Guard helicopter crew pulls a man from a cruise ship off the NC coast

VIDEO: Crew members on the cruise ship and a member of the Coast Guard, right, prepare to hoist a critically ill man from the ship’s deck to a helicopter above.
Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard
Watch as a Coast Guard helicopter crew pulls a man from a cruise ship off the NC coast
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Watch as a Coast Guard helicopter crew pulls a man from a cruise ship off the NC coast

March for Science in Raleigh protests Trump policies 2:18

March for Science in Raleigh protests Trump policies

Community rallies to help family purchase all-terrain wheel chair for sick father 2:26

Community rallies to help family purchase all-terrain wheel chair for sick father

Caraleigh Commons comes to Maywood Avenue 1:46

Caraleigh Commons comes to Maywood Avenue