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.

Tar Heels defeat Duke Blue Devils 74-66

The UNC Tar Heels kept their winning streak alive at the Dean Smith Center on Thursday, February 20. Students stormed the court and Franklin Street, celebrating with chants, dances and the alma mater.

UNC CHiPs presents the art of improv

The student Chapel Hill Players, or CHiPs, is a nationally recognized sketch comedy and improv group at UNC-Chapel Hill. The group will perform tonight in Hamilton 100 at 8 p.m.

Race to the finish: Andrew Powell elected student body president

In a closely contested election, Andrew Powell won the office of the 2014-2015 student body president of UNC-Chapel Hill. Powell defeated Emilio Vicente in a record-breaking runoff election Tuesday night. Powell won 62.9 percent majority with 4,760 of 7,441 student votes.

UNC student talks FOMO at TEDxUNC

Bobby Mook is fighting FOMO, the fear of missing out. Mook, a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill, spoke Saturday at TEDxUNC on “Taking Flight from the Fear of Missing Out,” discussing technology’s ability to distract people from being happy in the present. Mook was one of 20 speakers and performers at the third annual TEDxUNC in Memorial Hall this weekend.

UNC comes back against 25 Pittsburgh

In their first ever ACC matchup, UNC defeated #25 Pittsburgh in a striped out Dean Smith Center. Check out some of the highlights and hear what Coach Roy Williams had to say about his team’s close win.