Since August, I’ve had to lie to myself every day. “My work is very, very important,” I’d tell my reflection as I brushed my teeth in the mornings.
Chapel Hill can be a lonely place in the summer.
What do you wish you’d known about college before you got to UNC?
It’s been a tough week for me. No, I don’t want your pity — really. It’s fine. Hear me out.
I have the best job at The Daily Tar Heel. We, the opinion desk’s columnists, writers and editors have more or less a carte blanche to do as we like with the back page — and the most comfortable couch in the newsroom. It’s awesome. Consider it a credit to my restraint that the cartoon isn’t just a cat picture every day.
I never felt like more than a particularly knowledgeable tourist during the four months I spent in Paris last spring as an exchange student. But to read Wednesday morning that the attacks in Paris took place mere blocks from my apartment in the Marais was jarring nonetheless.
I never told anybody, but I secretly loved finals week my first year at UNC. After a semester spent wondering whether I was doing college right, it was a relief to know the answer had been reduced to a simple directive: Study hard, and pass a test.
Sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll are popular, but not just because they’re fun. Each carries valuable social capital.
What will your vote do? I’m not sure I could give you a good answer.
After coming on strong at the end of last season to win the program’s 22nd national title, North Carolina’s women’s soccer team is out to prove itself yet again with a tough 2013 schedule.
With its 59-54 defeat of Albany yesterday, the North Carolina’s women’s basketball team survived to fight another day — Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., to be precise, against sixth-seeded Delaware.
With a 9-3 lead, it seemed things were going to plan. Waltiea Rolle was dominating the post. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s more aggressive shots were falling.
I was sitting on press row before UNC’s first-round game with Albany on Sunday, scouting out UNC’s two potential opponents should they defeat the Great Danes.
No. 3-seed North Carolina is just one of five Atlantic Coast Conference teams awarded bids to the 2013 NCAA Women’s Tournament.
Sylvia Hatchell’s three-seeded North Carolina team begins its NCAA bid tomorrow, but it likely isn’t taking a win in its matchup with 14-seed Albany for granted.
After a dominating 17-11 victory against No. 8 Georgetown this weekend, North Carolina’s women’s lacrosse team posted a solid but unremarkable first half of play against No.
North Carolina struggled mightily to get into any sort of rhythm on either end of the floor in the first half of Saturday’s semifinal game against Maryland.
After beating Boston College twice during the regular season — both times by a 28-point margin — North Carolina looks like it’ll be happy to escape the ACC Tournament’s quarterfinal round with a win of any sort.
With the final shot of the half, North Carolina’s Tierra Ruffin-Pratt exorcised the demons that had plagued her — and the rest of the Tar Heels — early in the half.