One of the things they task you with when you become Editor-in-Chief is consistency.
The Daily Tar Heel Editor-in-Chief should continue the newspaper’s longtime legacy of excellence. She should uphold its tradition of defiance.
While it’s never an easy task, it’s usually the editorials that require us to heavily rely on what we’ve said in the past as a basis for what we print today.
acknowledges that it breaks with The Daily Tar Heel’s tradition of calling for a total reversion to amateur college athletics. Instead, the editorial board and I spent many hours crafting a more nuanced response to the factors behind the University’s athletic-academic scandal.
I worried immensely. As someone responsible for consistency, a total break from tradition scared me. Henry Gargan, The Daily Tar Heel’s Opinion Editor, offered these valuable words: