Art Class at Ephesus Elementary School; Apr. 24, 2013

Art Class at Ephesus Elementary School; Apr. 24, 2013

Matthew Snyder, 7, and Judy Cho, 7, look for scrap construction paper to add characters to their environment projects in Nara Strickland’s art class at Ephesus Elementary School. The class used construction paper to make environment scenes. “I tried to find the right blue for the blue jay, but all I could find was Duke blue,” said Matthew.

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Behind the scenes: April 10, 2013

Behind the scenes: April 10, 2013

The Daily Tar Heel front page on April 10, 2013 included a story about potential changes in Chapel Hill food truck regulations. The DTH design & graphics staff put together a set of illustrations to accompany the story. Below, desk editor Kevin Uhrmacher talks about the project.

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Behind the scenes: March 8, 2013

Behind the scenes: March 8, 2013

The Daily Tar Heel front page on March 8, 2013 included an illustration of UNC basketball player P.J. Hairston by design & graphics staffer Melissa Borden.

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Persian Calligraphy: Mar. 18, 2013

Persian Calligraphy: Mar. 18, 2013

Majid Roohafza performs Persian calligraphy as part of a celebration of the Persian New Year, called “Nowruz,” at Wilson Library on Monday, March 18.

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DTH Photo Illustrations, A Love Story; Feb. 14, 2013

DTH Photo Illustrations, A Love Story; Feb. 14, 2013

My name is Chris Conway, and I am one of the assistant photo editors here at the Daily Tar Heel. Part of working on the photo desk is creating photo illustrations – in other words, making set-up photographs to visually convey the point of a story.

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Behind the scenes: Jan. 29, 2013

Behind the scenes: Jan. 29, 2013

The Daily Tar Heel front page on Jan. 29, 2013 included an illustration of bar taps accompanying a story about trends in alcohol consumption in relation to the UNC basketball team.

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Covering Two Packs: January 24, 2013

Covering Two Packs: January 24, 2013

So my name’s Chloe and I am an assistant photo editor at the DTH. Today we were short on photographers so I covered two photo assignments which ended up being front-pack and 3-pack in the paper on Friday January 25th.

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