"The DTH raised me through college. I’ll carry it with me everywhere. And I cannot wait to read this paper next year, see new bylines above excellent work and hope that they remember me."
My life was forever changed on a cold winter’s day in January 2015. I had just gotten home from swim practice and checked my phone as I walked through the back door. After setting my bags down, I opened Facebook and saw that three of my friends from high school were posting about getting into the University of North Carolina.
Here is our playlist full of music that sums up this wonderfully chaotic, intense year that simultaneously feels like it has gone on forever and that it only began yesterday.
DTH Sports Assistant Jack Frederick shares the 8 lessons he has learned at UNC, working for the Daily Tar Heel and being in Chapel Hill.
"Sooner or later you may have to choose one place, and sink roots into it. I have found mine. In truth, I never left it."
Philosophy and political science major Jacky Wang expresses how the reduction of their cultural food to a "fad" is infuriating and hopes to validate the defining aspects of boba tea for themself and others as more than just a "fad."
Writing isn't just for the purpose of writing — its to be less alone and to make a connection with people — at least that's what Kent McDonald thinks as he reflects back on his time writing for the Daily Tar Heel.
Read more books, dye your hair and have painfully awkward bar encounters. This is the only advice you need before planning your next year in Chapel Hill.
Editorial Board recognizes that Morehouse College is taking a step in the right direction with their new gender identity policy, however it is not without flaw.
"All we want is to be able to step outside without feeling like we’ve stepped into a Coldplay song. Everything is yellow. Especially the sidewalks – we ought to just start calling them the yellow brick road."
"McCracken’s claim that his officers are 'assaulted, both literally and figuratively' is demonstrably false and dangerous."
"These intentional, slanderous fabrications are an attempt to recruit for a cause that for some may have begun as an anti-racism campaign, but has now devolved into a concerted effort focused on the opposition to, and destruction of, all forms of campus authority."
"If we do not fight against these attacks, then we are surrendering ground to the continued expansion of violent reactionary politics. This is why we must stand in solidarity with Rep. Omar."
"As a lifelong Warriors fan, I’ll be sad and disappointed to see KD go. But as a lifelong basketball fan? I wish him nothing but the best. I am eternally thankful for his contributions to the game and grateful for the privilege of seeing him play in our colors for our city. From the bottom of my heart, I cannot wait to see what #35 accomplishes next."
"Well, since the U.S. House of Representatives was OK with having Abu-Salha represent all of Islam, I guess I will, too."
Beto O'Rouke's campaign stop, much like many political campaign events, was met with a few upstarts by the crowd, including interruptions and signs suggesting O'Rouke is a "furry."
"I’m going to invoke my 20-year service plaque and ask a few things of my campus community:"
"These anti-abortion tropes, many of them generalizations and misrepresentations of the truth, matter."