The Daily Tar Heel

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Thursday December 1st


Photo of the Day: April 7

Vincent Mammone of Chapel Hill-based Creative Learning About Wildlife Species holds a great horned owl. The nonprofit has aimed to rescue and rehabiilltate local wild and exotic animals including owls and kangaroos since 2004.

Photo of the Day: April 6

Joey DeRusso competing in a trial run of the Chancellor's Chase. It is a race to win a day with Chancellor Holden Thorp where competitors earn points for the number of clothes discarded during a timed race. The clothes are being donated to the IFC shelter.

Photo of the Day: April 5

Students aren't the only ones who can enjoy the Quad in the Spring. Millie, 2, and Faye, 4, Vanstory chase bubbles around on a sunny day.

Photo of the Day: April 4

One-of-a-kind birdhouses and feeders crafted by North Carolina artists are on display at the Carolina Inn’s ninth annual Birdhouses on Parade. The display will continue through Sunday and includes other spring-themed events, such as afternoon tea times at the Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and a “Build Your Own Birdhouse” workshop. The local artists whose birdhouses are on dis-play include Leonard Greco, Stan Cheren, Robert Shuping, Pam Williams and Gerry Mittelstadt.

Photo of the Day: February 3

 Ernest Dollar, executive director of the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill, stands in front of the home at 115 Battle Lane. The home was built in 1908 by Edward Kidder Graham, former president of the University.

Viewfinder: Celled

Dylan Turner, 18, sits in the backseat of a police vehicle as Durham Police Sergeant Cates calls Turner's mother.

Photo of the Day: December 7

 UNC Junior Chelsea Smith withdrew from school due to intense pain caused by hypermobility disorder. This is a decent portrait with a nice one-thirds composition and a clean background.

Photo of the Day: December 6

UNC defender Rachel Givan takes a free kick in the NCAA final game Sunday night against Stanford in College Station, Texas. 

Photo of the Day: November 30

 Encore azaleas bloom in front of the Christmas tree at the University Baptist Church on Franklin St. on Monday night. This new hybrid of the spring-blooming plant has flowers throughout the fall months.

Photo of the Day: November 23, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving! Turkeys were not scarce at the Harris Teeter in Carrboro on Monday. Lisa Dankner, a Carrboro resident, said she is looking forward to Thanksgiving because she will have the opportunity to spend time with her children.

Photo of the Day: November 18, 2009

 Students contribute to Durham recycle artist Bryant Holsenbeck's mandala project in the FedEx Global Education Center Atrium Wednesday. The project is comprised of materials that would normally be taken to a landfill.

Photos of the week: Nov 6 - 12

Onlookers watch members of the UNC Marching Band as they pass. Students and alumni gathered along Franklin St. Saturday morning for the first Homecoming parade since 1993. The parade started on S. Columbia and ended on Raleigh St. DTH/Tyler Benton

Photo of the Day: November 11

A table was set up Wednesday at the Orange Senior Center in Hillsborough to honor a soldier killed while on duty in Iraq in 2006. The memorial was part of the county’s Veterans Day remembrance. Veteran Services Officer Lois Harvin-Ravin coordinated the event. 

Photo of the day: Nov. 9

The Tar Heels defeated Florida International University 88-72. Deon Thompson scored 20 points.This is a good sports moment photo, at the peak of the action, with quality emotion on Thompson's face.

Photos of the week: Oct 30 to Nov 5

 Tim Peck, a candidate for Alderman in Carrboro, chats with supporters at the Carrboro Social Club on Tuesday night while he waits for the results of the elections. Peck lost the race with 11 percent of the votes. DTH/Katherine Vance