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8/30/2011 4:48pm

The DTH is out to keep you informed

The Daily Tar Heel didn’t out Will Thomason. In the past 24 hours, some have refuted that fact. What those responders didn’t know was that before the story was published, Thomason was already out to the people who mattered — his friends and family.


8/24/2011 4:45pm

A degree in four minutes, not years

Budget cuts have reduced the University to nothing but a single professor operating a Twitter account. He alone must provide a full education through bite-sized summaries, lessons and assignments. Getting a degree now only takes four minutes, not four years. Through some cosmic joke, I’m the aforementioned final professor. Here’s your new curriculum:


8/23/2011 4:49pm

It’s a freshman’s world at UNC

This campus revolves around its youngest members — the freshmen — and their assimilation on campus. But the rest of us should keep exploring, even if we’re not expected to venture away from what we know.

8/22/2011 5:30pm

Column: A year in pursuit of a silver lining

It’s always good to start the year on a positive note. Especially this year. Last year left many of us with a bad taste in our mouths, and it didn’t get much better during the summer. All year, the looming threat of budget cuts cast a dark cloud over campus.


8/16/2011 3:27pm

Column: UNC finally 'just a football team'

After Monday’s practice, there were no questions for the North Carolina football coach about his job security. Players didn’t have to tell the media what it’s like to play during a season clouded by mystery.


7/18/2011 3:00pm

Opining apart from the pack

This week, the summer DTH editors were asked to submit anonymous questions about each other for a Real World-style confessional video that will be shown at the DTH summer banquet tonight.


7/11/2011 12:47pm

Always a maid, always expensive

It’s summertime in Chapel Hill, and for many couples, that means wedding season. On sunny days, the Arboretum hosts photographers eager to capture the silhouette of a bride’s dress.


7/1/2011 6:15pm

Don’t let Red Rage get you down

With the summer heat in full swing and the sound of fireworks still burned in our brains, it makes sense to shed light on an important topic of relevance to the UNC-N.C.


6/27/2011 2:55pm

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.


6/20/2011 2:43pm

Why the released records matter

University administrators tried very hard to keep you from seeing the information featured on today’s front page of The Daily Tar Heel. Before being required by the N.C.


6/15/2011 11:18am

Think outside of the Triangle

On Monday afternoon, President Obama addressed employees of Cree Inc. as part of his visit bent on boosting the fledgling economic recovery.


5/23/2011 5:04pm

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.