UNC ROTC commemorates 9/11

Members of the UNC ROTC ran more than 2,000 stairs in Kenan Memorial Stadium on the morning of Sept. 11, 2014. They did this in recognition of the stairs in each tower of the World Trade Center and in honor of those who lost their lives there on Sept. 11, 2001.

Project Dinah members respond to UNC's new sexual assault policy

UNC recently released changes and additions to its policy on sexual assault, including clarified definitions of consent and coercion. Project Dinah members weigh in on the changes.

Faith Hedgepeth's parents plead for information

The Chapel Hill Police Department released new details on the investigation of Faith Hedgepeth's 2012 homicide on Sept. 4, 2014. They released footage of Hedgepeth's parents, Roland and Connie, asking the public to come forward with any information about her death.

Footage courtesy of the Chapel Hill Police Department.

UNC football defeats Liberty University 56-29

UNC defeated Liberty University 56-29 in the 2014 season opener.

Student mixologists: mixing it up behind the bar

Giuli Lurito is a senior at UNC and a bartender at The Heel.

Ice bucket challenge to support UNC professor

Faculty from the UNC psychology department worked together to do a large-scale ice bucket challenge in honor of Professor Steven Reznick, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

Student raises money for mission trip

Hannah Collier, a sophomore at UNC, is going on a mission trip with Campus Outreach this summer to East Africa for six weeks. You can donate to her mission trip at

This Is SportsDesk: Started From the Bottom

A certain UNC football coach stopped by the DTH office. See what happens next.

Student athletes attend 2014 Rammy Awards

On Monday, April 14, student athletes' achievements were recognized at the 2014 Rammy Awards in Memorial Hall. See who won some of this year's most coveted awards. 

Sports Friday: Marquise Williams

UNC Quarterback Marquise Williams reflects on his career as a Tar Heel and how he's preparing for this upcoming football season.

UNC sororities compete in Greek Groove

The UNC Panhellenic Council hosted the 2014 Greek Groove on Tuesday. Funds raised from the annual dance competition between UNC sororities go toward raising awareness of the dangers of eating disorders. Proceeds this year also contributed to the David Shannon Memorial Fund.

UNC students protest anti-abortion advertisements

UNC students protested against the anti-abortion images that were displayed in front of Wilson Library all day Tuesday. Hear what organizers and spectators had to say about the protest.

Modern dance and rare books meet in performance

The ModernExtension Dance Company and Wilson Library's Rare Books Collection have joined efforts to present "Haunted," a performance combining choreography, film, improvisation and live music based on modernist poetry. The show is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Gerrard Hall and is free and open to the public.

Students work it out

UNC students look to campus recreation classes for fun workouts and stress relievers.

NFL Pro Day at UNC

Former UNC standouts returned to Navy Field to show NFL coaches their skills. Watch some of the highlights from today and hear from former quarterback Bryn Renner and former tight-end Eric Ebron about what they have been up to.

Student Action Committee assemble in South Building

Members of the Student Action with Workers Organization assembled at South Building to ask Chancellor Carol Folt to require the accord to take responsibility for unsafe conditions in Bangladesh and end death trap sweatshops. Students dressed up as the 12 schools who have already signed the accord and they would like UNC to be the next to sign it.

UNC Dance Marathon makes history

UNC Dance Marathon is an annual charity event whose goal is to raise money for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. This year was the first time in its 19-year history that the event raised over half a million dollars. See what dancers and organizers had to say about the successful event.

Sports Friday: Megan Buckland

UNC Women’s Basketball sophomore guard Megan Buckland is three months into recovering from a torn ACL. Even though she will be missing the ACC tournament this year, she is still determined to make it back on the court. Hear what she had to say about her recovery.

This Is SportsDesk: Travelocity Gnome

In an homage to ESPN’s “This is SportsCenter,” The Daily Tar Heel sports desk presents a new segment of its occasional series “This is SportsDesk.”

Students perform at UNC comedy festival

UNC students shared their best jokes with an audience than included SNL alum Lewis Black as well as current cast members on Friday night. See some of the best jokes of the night and hear what they had to say.