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.

4/6/2017 12:41am

Opinion editor Tyler Fleming

Column: We’re gonna stick around

I always had a feeling I would end up in journalism. Growing up, newspapers were always strangely a part of my life even though I didn’t personally know any journalists.

4/4/2017 1:25am

Online managing editor Danny Nett

Column: This… is The Daily Tar Heel

Somewhere between fumbling to lay out a map of print distribution and sending tweets and trying to write this column last night, the reality of everything finally hit me: For me and the other seniors here, this is it.

3/31/2017 12:03am

Column: Literally just give everyone money

There are a little over 150 million employed people in the United States: about 3.4 million drive trucks, taxis, buses or delivery vehicles, meaning that more than one in every 50 workers in the U.S. operates a motor vehicle. 

3/30/2017 1:08am

Platform: Make The Daily Tar Heel earn your trust

Opinion Editor Tyler Fleming is the only candidate running to be the 2017-18 editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel. He is a junior political science and history major from Randleman, and this is a short version of his platform.

3/28/2017 11:54pm

Mejs Hasan

Column: The Darth Vader Institute

We all know the southern part of heaven is in North Carolina — but what soft and wondrous summits rim the northern part? I think it must be in Sweden. 

3/27/2017 10:53pm

Column: What's up, I love my dog

Growing up as an anxious child made me both curious and scared of everything. Our family chihuahua, Lily, always seemed to know something that I didn't — that food and sleep were more valuable than money, that my parents deep down were caring people and that things were probably going to be OK.