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Town Talk | Last updated: 10/23 RSS

Town Talk covers people, events, businesses and local government in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. Check out our two weekly series: Humans of Chapel Hill and Live from Franklin Tweet. Email questions, concerns or comments to

Canvas | Last updated: 10/23 RSS

Your DTH dose of all things artistic! Canvas covers the flourishing culture of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area, providing event previews, show reviews and in-depth looks at local artists. For more information, questions or comments, contact ""

Pit Talk | Last updated: 10/23 RSS

Campus news and happenings. If you have questions or comments, e-mail Opinions expressed in blog posts are those of the authors, and not of The Daily Tar Heel.

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From the Press Box | Last updated: 10/11 RSS

From the Press Box presents a collection of in-game and post-game recaps for weekend sports action in addition to notes from practices and other entertaining stories throughout the week.

Returning this year, From the Press Box presents a daily, "Tracking the Tar Heels" post that provides links to the important UNC sports news of the day. On Tuesdays you can find the best tweets from UNC athletes in "Hark the Tweets" and on Thursdays we highlight Tar Heel athletes use of Instagram in "InstaHeels." Assistant Sports Editor Aaron Dodson is in charge of day-to-day operations for From the Press Box.

Through the Lens | Last updated: 10/06 RSS

Through the Lens is the photojournalism blog of the Daily Tar Heel, showcasing the best in photography by DTH staff photographers and photo editors.

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While the political ads can be many things — informative, entertaining or bizarre chief among them — but one thing they have to be able to do is cut through the chatter and leave a lasting impact on the audience.

Senator, former presidential candidate John McCain campaigns for Tillis in Cary

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., known best for his 2008 presidential campaign against Barack Obama, joined North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr in Cary on Wednesday to campaign for U.S. Senate hopeful Thom Tillis.

Chapel Hill Rockapella: The Achordants

Throughout the fall semester, Canvas will follow several of UNC’s student a cappella gro...

Tillis bashes Hagan for committee attendance: "While ISIS grew ... Sen. Hagan did cocktails"

After the pair of televised U.S. Senate debates on Oct. 7 and 9, students might have been able to sympathize with Sen. Kay Hagan — she was being called out on attendance.

Republican challenger Thom Tillis called Hagan out at both debates for missing half of the 2014 meetings of the Senate's ...

Lil John and "Turn Down For What?" help inspire youth voter turnout

How do you get youth voters to turn out on Nov. 4 to vote, particularly when they tend to have significantly lower participation rates during midterm elections than in a presidential year?

Rock the Vote has enlisted well-known rapper Lil John — and his multi-platinum hit song "Turn ...

Goats of Note: Botanimal

Retirement community Galloway Ridge at Fearrington is hosting the first ever Goat Parade to b...