Kate Karstens

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Q&A with Stephen Dubner, co-author of 'Freakonomics'

On Wednesday, August 22, at 5:30 pm, the UNC Department of Philosophy will host Stephen Dubner, co-author of New York Times bestseller Freakonomics, and host of Freakonomics Radio. Before his lecture at Gerrard Hall, Dubner spoke to The Daily Tar Heel about what brought him to UNC, how to handle fame and how to bring the Freakonomics mindset to campus.


Maya Little speaks at the Peace and Justice Plaza on Monday August 21st against confederate monument Silent Sam. Maya had been previously arrested for her demonstrations against Silent Sam.

Maya Little denies organizing Silent Sam protest

At the protest against Silent Sam on Monday, August 20, Maya Little gave remarks before the group marched on McCorkle Place, and hours later, removed the statue from its pedestal. She spoke about her experience with police at previous protests, as well as her continued dissent of the Confederate monument on campus. The next day, she spoke with The Daily Tar Heel about her relationship with protesters, her criminal and honor court charges and her next steps. 


The decades-long tradition of faculty gym uniforms, including laundry services and clothing storage, is coming to an end this May.

Removal of 'Fetzer Grays' signals larger issues with faculty benefits

On May 11, all clothing and basket service will cease at Fetzer Hall, bringing an end to the decades-long “Fetzer Grays” tradition. Under the current system, faculty can store their gym clothes in baskets provided by Fetzer. The gym provides faculty with exercise clothing and even washes it for them. The cessation of the service is indicative of a broader concern coming from UNC staff that the University is not supporting healthy lifestyles to the extent necessary to combat America’s increasing obesity problem.


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Two DTH graduates win Pulitzer Prizes

UNC alums Emily Steele and Peter Wallsten won Pulitzer Prizes for their part in reporting on two of the most important topics in recent years: Bill O'Reilly's sexual assault allegations and Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. They reveal why this success has only motivated them to continue in their field full steam ahead. 


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Turning Point USA is a conservative organization with presence at UNC. 

Turning Point USA is a conservative organization with presence at UNC. 


Graduate and Professional Federation Senate met for the first time this semester on Tuesday night.

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Graduate and Professional Federation Senate met for the first time this semester on Tuesday night.