COLUMN


8/26/2018 8:55pm

Guest Op-Ed: Silent Sam from a historian's perspective

"As someone who teaches American military history, I cannot count the number of student-veterans who have expressed dismay to me over the statue and what it represents in their eyes: war against United States and the killing of its military personnel."


8/23/2018 9:28pm

Column: Menstruation Frustration

I always like getting back into the mindset of having to juggle the responsibilities of my rigorous course-load with making sure I’m prepared for that treasured time of the month.  


8/22/2018 8:49pm

Guest Column: Pauli Murray and Silent Sam

"UNC has had a long tradition of making African Americans unwelcome on campus. Silent Sam symbolized that desire to keep the school a place for those with considerable privilege."

8/21/2018 12:33am

Tarik Woods

Column: Sam is down and I am hopeful

Every day hundreds of our fellow Tar Heels of color walked past a statue dedicated to those who declared war against the United States in defense of slavery. The debate on whether to remove this blemish from our campus is now more heated than it has been in many years. The University spent nearly $400,000 protecting it last year alone due to strong opposition to its continued presence at UNC. 


8/20/2018 10:53pm

Column: Dispelling Silent Sam Myths

Silent Sam has been commanding the attention of students, faculty and lawmakers as one of the hot-button issues still to be resolved. Here's a quick breakdown of the controversy so far. 


7/22/2018 11:43pm

Chapel Fowler

COLUMN: The Details

As Ozzy Osbourne’s “Centre of Eternity” blasted through a high school gym in South Plainfield, N.J., Troy Heilmann stood in the darkness.


5/31/2018 12:37am

Newspapers come off the press to be bundled for delivery. DTH/Chris Conway

VIEWPOINTS: Inequality itself isn't the problem

THE ISSUE: Conversations on the issue of diversity within The Daily Tar Heel have been circling the office for a while, but the way to go about solving this problem remains a point of debate. Two writers for the DTH offer their opinion on the concept of a diversity quota. 


5/31/2018 12:35am

Newspapers come off the press to be bundled for delivery. DTH/Chris Conway

VIEWPOINTS: Newsrooms must reflect the communities they serve

THE ISSUE: Conversations on the issue of diversity within The Daily Tar Heel have been circling the office for a while, but the way to go about solving this problem remains a point of debate. Two writers for the DTH offer their opinion on the concept of a diversity quota.