By Katie Reilly
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By Katie Reilly
Taped to the corner of my computer screen in The Daily Tar Heel office is a sticky note with something Ben Bradlee once said: “Put out the best, most honest newspaper you can today, and put out a better one the next day.”
The Durham County District Attorney’s Office will seek the death penalty for Craig Hicks, the man indicted on three counts of first-degree murder for the recent killing of three Muslims in Chapel Hill.
Michael McAdoo — the former UNC football player whose plagiarized paper led to the earliest investigations into UNC’s academic fraud — filed a class-action lawsuit against the University on Thursday for failing to provide him with a quality education.
Tar Heel identity tends to run in families, as is the case with the Spruill sisters.
Junot Diaz spent a couple of hours challenging convention in Memorial Hall on Saturday night.
Princeton Review and Kaplan Test Prep are experiencing an increase in registration for Medical College Admission Test prep courses as students hurry to take the exam before the April 2015 transition to the new MCAT.
A Tuesday evening memorial for late Irish poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney brought together two places — one that’s known for its 40 shades of green and another that’s hooked on just one shade of blue; one that raised a Nobel Prize-winning poet and another that now houses much of his poetic legacy.
It’s fair to say that neither Jen nor Pete Minnelli would be embarking on their latest venture if one had never met the other.
In the two weeks since its release, Student Body President Christy Lambden’s petition to repeal Chapel Hill’s four-person occupancy rule has elicited a mixed response from students and town residents. But the resulting conversation has converged upon the lack of affordable housing in Chapel Hill.
They aren’t students, and they’re not athletes by any formal definition. They’re not known at UNC in an official capacity, though they embody what it means to be a local celebrity. The odds are good that any given UNC student has seen them at some point.
The Rev. Robert Campbell remembers a Chapel Hill plastered with “White Only” signs, its roads filled with discriminatory public transportation.
Revelers’ plans to eat corned beef and listen to Irish music at Kildare’s Irish Pub on St. Patrick’s Day came to a halt when the Franklin Street restaurant closed unexpectedly on Thursday.
Kildare’s Irish Pub on Franklin Street has lost the luck of the Irish just before St. Patrick’s Day.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a reporting error, a previous version of this story said Jacki Taft died on N.C. Highway 86. The location of the accident was Old N.C. 86. The article has been amended to reflect this change.
When David Shannon was in sixth grade, he wrote an essay about losing a loved one.
Nearly 50 years ago, Chapel Hill was a town restless with civil rights conflict.
In less than 10 days, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education will vote on a redistricting plan that could move up to 1,045 elementary students and 108 high school students to a different school.
Community members are still waiting for answers about the death of UNC freshman David Shannon, who fell from concrete machinery in Carrboro in the early hours of Oct. 27.
Like many high school seniors, Jeimy Salazar has spent the past few months visiting colleges.