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Column: The unavoidable truth about the 'freshman 15'

"As days went by, pizza and chicken fingers became my only friends, and any willpower I had toward eating right was thrown away. Suddenly, I was an unhealthy, chubby version of myself, and I didn’t know how to reverse the process." 


9/23/2018 9:53pm

Savannah Faircloth

Column: Tips for introverts

For introverts, everyday conversations can be a nightmare, but they don't have to be. Here are a few tips on how to branch out and expand your social sphere.  


9/19/2018 1:58pm

Columnist Annie Kiyonaga

Column: Kavanaugh and my own Mater Dei boy story

The majority of the boys who attended all-boys Catholic high schools like Kavanaugh are thoughtful, intelligent, service-oriented young men, whose high school educations provided them with a space to develop their faith and intellect. But there's a dark underbelly exists too.

9/17/2018 5:41pm

Tarik Woods

Column: Make the Undergraduate Senate more diverse

All our student leaders have a responsibility to do what is right, regardless of how “contentious” it may seem. Students have been subject to this type of complacency for long enough with our University administration and should not undergo it with their student leadership as well. I hope that the trend of vetoing progress for the sake of pleasantness does not continue.


9/16/2018 9:56pm

Seth Newkirk

Column: Free inquiry is dead, long live free inquiry

"Rejecting potential truth in the service of an ideology is dangerous. The subjection of reality to a preordained framework can have wide-reaching ramifications for society. Collective ignorance will always be worse than controversial truth in the long run."


9/10/2018 7:24pm

Junior Henderson Beck works on his computer using Carolina's academic platform Sakai.

Guest column: A man phoneless is a man lost

While phones, tablets and laptops are obviously very useful, the corporations and the psychologists, whom these corporations hire to develop these devices and applications, aim to make them the most important thing in our universes.


9/10/2018 12:31am

Guest op-ed: Chapel Hill's truthful Southern history

"Much of what passes for history is of transitory importance and survival among professionals alone confers permanence. But quite apart from that consideration, new generations of UNC students and readers of The Daily Tar Heel ought to value the legacy of truthful southern history generated in Chapel Hill."


9/6/2018 9:53pm

Ramishah Maruf

Column: Is being 'woke' the new corporate trend?

From burning shoes to giving praise, Nike's decision to have Colin Kapernick as the face of their most recent campaign has sparked a wide array of reactions. But are they really "woke," or are they just trying to appeal to younger generations?


9/6/2018 9:22pm

Sydney Peregoy

Column: The witching hour

"Often I am offended at the notion of someone else deciding my level of innocence for me, but, as it has passively been pointed out to me by many, I am but a weak little female, so ultimately I’m not qualified to determine who I really am."