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Squirrels explore a cow statue on UNC’s campus on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. UNC’s squirrels are more brave and curious than other squirrels because they’re accustomed to people.

Column: What I'll miss about UNC over winter break

"Maybe it’s a specific flower you pass on the way to your 10:10 am. Maybe it’s that guy you always find yourself walking at an uncomfortably similar pace with who has never been seen without his striped green beanie on. But for me, this list is what I’ll think of when I miss campus the most."

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A mask sitting on the sidewalk near Franklin Street in Chapel Hill on Feb. 2, 2021.

Column: The omicron variant, explained

"As of right now, the omicron variant is something to simply keep your eye on, and not something to worry about contracting on a trip to the grocery store. Keep masking up, social distancing and washing your hands — especially with flu season in full swing."

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Assistant sports editor Jeremiah Holloway walks across campus in preparation for this week's Office DJ.

Office DJ: Dark horse songs from musical geniuses

Truthfully, many popular artists have “hidden” gems in their discography that the casual fan likely knows, but only their most dedicated listeners can tell you what their best songs actually are.  Today, I’ve compiled a few dark horse songs from some popular artists that I think deserve some shine. 

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DTH Photo Illustration. A UNC student reads a Bible on campus.

Column: Keeping the faith through religion

"I started to think that religion, all types of religion, is humanity’s attempt to keep the faith. So many of us need to believe that life isn’t random, and religion provides us with rituals and stories to help us keep believing that. Religion helps us keep the faith."

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