COLUMN


6/10/2019 8:22am

Debbie Horwitz, one of PORCH Chapel Hill-Carrboro's co-founders, is packing lettuce into PORCH’s fresh food bags. Photo courtesy of Mary Solis.

Column: The other side of summer

Later this week, school lets out for over 12,000 students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro. Most of these students eagerly await leisurely summers dotted with s’mores, sprinklers, and sidewalk chalk. But, for the nearly 3,500 CHCCS students receiving free or reduced price meals, there can be a very different anticipation to summer. 


6/2/2019 11:19pm

Lydia Lavelle is the current mayor of Carrboro, who is running for reelection. Photo courtesy of the town of Carrboro.

Column: Colors of pride

"What exactly is symbolized by each color of the Pride flag, the visual representation of the LGBTQ+ community?"


5/20/2019 1:33am

Photo courtesy of Hank Hultman

Column: It's time to be curious, Chapel Hill

"So, how do I think our Chapel Hill-Carrboro community, and country as a whole, can value all people and their ideas? We can start by remaining curious, questioning assumptions and suspending labels."


4/27/2019 11:59am

A view of the Dean Dome and South Campus is seen from the Piper Cub.

COLUMN: Four years at UNC flew by at the DTH

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.


4/23/2019 11:38pm

Guest column: My culture is not a fad

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." 


4/23/2019 11:31pm

Kent McDonald

Column: Thank you for reading!

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.