Republicans pass new tax plan

Less than a month ago President Donald Trump’s administration celebrated the anniversary of his election victory. On November 2nd, the Republican Party introduced for the first time a new GOP bill, which if put in place, will lower the corporate tax rate by 20-35%. “We’re working to give the American people a giant tax cut Continue Reading

FCC moves to end Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission, lead by Chairman Ajit Pai, revealed a sweeping plan for the ending of Net Neutrality on Tuesday, November 21. The decision, which has sparked monumental outrage from citizens all across the political spectrum, would limit federal regulation of the internet, remove the internet’s classification as a public utility, and give greater Continue Reading

GQ Praises Colin Kaepernick

Yet another entity has taken a public stance on the largest sports controversy of 2017: Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest.  The former quarterback was featured on the cover of the GQ Men Of the Year issue, and given the title of “Citizen Of the Year” by the magazine. Earlier this year, Kaepernick started a demonstration Continue Reading

Asian-American Film Festival

UNC MASH hosted an event celebrating Asian-American culture. Friday, November 17th, UNC Mixed AAPI Student’s Heritage, abbreviated as MASH, held an Asian-American film festival in order to celebrate and appreciate Asian-American culture. Attendees were given the opportunity to enjoy thought-provoking films and homemade dumplings. MASH described the event as “[an] inaugural celebration of the Asian Continue Reading

CFP Predictions 2017

At the beginning of the college football season, the ECHO made their predictions for the end-of-season playoff, as well as a few other forecasts on the side. While the majority of the football prophecy came true, a few interesting twists changed the predictions throughout the season. Here are the ECHO’s final college football predictions for Continue Reading

The Earth is doomed

Last November, thousands of scientists issued a shocking yet familiar statement to the masses: our planet is doomed. In the scientific journal Bioscience, over 15 thousand scientists claimed that humans our “jeopardizing our future,” and that our way of life must be shifted almost immediately to prevent the death of the Earth. Although this radical Continue Reading