Stephanie Lamm

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Chapel Hill election results

Pam Hemminger won the mayoral race with 53.8 percent of the vote. Jessica Anderson, Nancy Oates, Donna Bell and Michael Parker won positions on the Chapel Hill Town Council, replacing incumbents Jim Ward and Lee Storrow. 


Homegrown Halloween ends early with no arrests or citations

Franklin Street's Homegrown Halloween ended at 11:00 p.m., one hour earlier than last year and saw fewer incidents than in years past.  This year's event drew a crowd of approximately 40,000 people—8,000 more than last year— but police conducted no arrests and issued no citations as of 12:30 a.m.


Khai Nyuitow prepares food for the Transplanting Traditions fundraising dinner on Sept. 30.

Q&A with refugee chef from Burma

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, a farm where refugee families grow and sell food, will host a fundraising dinner at Lantern on Sept. 30. Khai Nyuitow, a Karen refugee from Burma, is the head chef for the event. She is 26 and has lived in Chapel Hill since 2005 with her two children. The Daily Tar Heel’s Stephanie Lamm sat down with Nyuitow as she prepared for the event.



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Yale renamed Calhoun College in honor of Grace Murray Hopper. Some students wanted the building now called Carolina Hall to be named Hurston Hall. 

Yale renamed Calhoun College in honor of Grace Murray Hopper. Some students wanted the building now called Carolina Hall to be named Hurston Hall. 


Martin Brinkley took the stage as the fourteenth dean of the UNC School of Law in June 2015.

Martin Brinkley took the stage as the fourteenth dean of the UNC School of Law in June 2015.


At its inaugural alumni homecoming, the Daily Tar Heel honored Edwin Yoder, a 1956 UNC graduate and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Tar Heel from 1955-1956, with the first Distinguished Alumni Award. Videographer Stephanie Lamm spoke with Yoder and others about the legacy of his work at the DTH and his later career in journalism. 

DTH Distinguished Alumnus: Edwin Yoder

At its inaugural alumni homecoming, the Daily Tar Heel honored Edwin Yoder, a 1956 UNC graduate and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Tar Heel from 1955-1956, with the first Distinguished Alumni Award. Videographer Stephanie Lamm spoke with Yoder and others about the legacy of his work at the DTH and his later career in journalism. 


Santa Claus participates in the annual tree lighting ceremony at University Baptist Church on Sunday.

Santa Claus participates in the annual tree lighting ceremony at University Baptist Church on Sunday.


Pro-Confederacy groups from Orange County and Alamance County demonstrated in support of Silent Sam at the base of the Confederate monument Sunday afternoon. Community members protesting the pro-Confederacy groups clashed with the demonstrators. Students, led by Leah Osae, organized a counter-protest outside of Morehead Planetarium.

Silent Sam Confederate protest

Pro-Confederacy groups from Orange County and Alamance County demonstrated in support of Silent Sam at the base of the Confederate monument Sunday afternoon. Community members protesting the pro-Confederacy groups clashed with the demonstrators. Students, led by Leah Osae, organized a counter-protest outside of Morehead Planetarium.


Rev. Beverly M. Solomon (left) and Rev. Mary Jane Palmer (right) lead communion at St. Paul African Episcopal Methodist Church in Chapel Hill.

Rev. Beverly M. Solomon (left) and Rev. Mary Jane Palmer (right) lead communion at St. Paul African Episcopal Methodist Church in Chapel Hill.


Khai Nyuitow prepares food for the Transplanting Traditions fundraising dinner on Sept. 30.

Khai Nyuitow prepares food for the Transplanting Traditions fundraising dinner on Sept. 30.


Baeeh (left) and Thu You (right) attend a citizenship class taught by Jane Harwell (far right) at the Refugee Support Center of Carrboro. Baeeh and Thu You are refugees from Burma living in Carrboro.

Baeeh (left) and Thu You (right) attend a citizenship class taught by Jane Harwell (far right) at the Refugee Support Center of Carrboro. Baeeh and Thu You are refugees from Burma living in Carrboro.


Sey Mor practices identifying the President and Vice President at a citizenship class at the Refugee Support Center of Carrboro. Sey Mor is a refugee from Burma living in Carrboro.

Sey Mor practices identifying the President and Vice President at a citizenship class at the Refugee Support Center of Carrboro. Sey Mor is a refugee from Burma living in Carrboro.