The Daily Tar Heel

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Thursday June 8th


Textual healing is worth the wait

They say the first step toward recovery is admitting that you have a problem. Well, my name is Sam, and I have a problem. No, I’m not an alcoholic (you can’t be an alcoholic if you’re still in college, right?), I’m not a drug addict or even a smoker.

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150 years later, race con?icts remain

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. With North Carolina commemorating its secession decision on Saturday, I find myself wondering if reality and the reenactment differ in any way besides the style of dress. It was, of course, not just the war itself but the aftermath that defined the next century and a half of American history.

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The learning curve of the DTH

The job means working constant hours and making decisions that draw merciless public scrutiny. It means feeling, sometimes, like you’re graduating from The Daily Tar Heel and not from UNC.

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	Beatrice Moss and Kelly McHugh
Senior designer and design editor

What you get with a redesigned DTH

You may have noticed that the paper looks a little different today. It’s not a mistake. We’ve been working on a redesign for more than a year. We’ve gone through multiple versions, dozens of mock-ups and several test prints to make sure that we have everything covered.

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All that you ever wanted to know

What I’ve figured out over the past four years is that the knowledge you get in the classroom is just the beginning of your college education (I know it sounds cliché, but stick with me). College classes are good enough for sparking your interest in a subject, but it’s up to you to grab hold of an issue you learn about in class and run with it.

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Lawsuit decision is a call for openness

On Tuesday, a state judge told the University that it was overusing a federal statute to illegally withhold information from the public. The University should not have denied The Daily Tar Heel and other media organizations certain records they requested during the NCAA investigation into the football team.

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Title IX and the baseball dilemma

College baseball could be a revenue-generating sport. There is no bigger void in America between the popularity of a college sport and professional sport than between college baseball and Major League baseball.

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Honor Virginia Tech’s victims

All too often this time of year we find ourselves overwhelmed with day-to-day college troubles. And all too often we forget to take the time to remember those events that make all those college troubles worthwhile.

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