COLUMN


4/21/2017 3:53am

Newsroom director Alison Krug

Column: The last week

I spent the night before my final first day of class reading the handful of postcards my dad sent me before we moved to North Carolina. One featured the Charlotte skyline. Another proclaimed it to be “The Tar Heel State,” complete with little footprints Dad labeled to belong to each member of my family.


4/20/2017 12:01am

Gwen Smith

Column: Take time to soak in Carolina

Monday, April 3 is a day I will never forget. Between the natty merchandise, the news coverage and the incredible night on Franklin, I’m still not over it, honestly. Watching the team I grew up rooting for win the NATIONAL championship as a student is a feeling I could never describe.


4/17/2017 12:03am

Opinion editor Tyler Fleming

Column: Farewell, Chapel Hill Comics

The first column I ever wrote for this paper was about comic books. To me, graphic novels, comics and visual storytelling are some of the most interesting ways to convey a message


4/17/2017 12:01am

Will Parker

Column: Go on now, get!

This academic year, my first on The Daily Tar Heel editorial board, saw national turmoil swirl around the concepts of truth and objectivity. The alt-right, postmodernism, identity politics, Trump — everything seemed to fray the ties that bind us. 


4/11/2017 11:18pm

Column: Letter to the NC GOP

Dear North Carolina GOP, We heard about the plan you rolled out to give health coverage to 300,000 of the working poor in North Carolina.


4/7/2017 3:05am

Column: Appalachia and the legacy of Sid Hatfield

I have a vested interest in Appalachia due to my family history there. On my father’s side, I am a descendant of Scotch-Irish settlers who fled from indentured servitude to the Appalachian region where they could live freely.