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9/13/2011 5:50pm

Counting toward an efficient University

Remember Carolina Counts? I’ll jog your memory: Chancellor Holden Thorp brings donor-funded consultants to campus — the “men in suits,” in his 2009 (Raleigh) News & Observer op-ed ­— to see if UNC could operate more efficiently.


9/11/2011 5:26pm

Your questions on the economy

If there’s one issue on which every American seems to have an opinion, it’s the economy. This week, I’m answering your questions on America’s hottest topic.


9/8/2011 7:30pm

Getting players in the out?eld

It’s another year of college sports. We’ll again be rooting for our favorite teams and cheering on our favorite athletes. But consider this: How would you feel if your fellow teammate or admired athlete came out as gay?


9/7/2011 5:13pm

Following up on my records request

Dear UNC Public Records Office, Thank you for your prompt response to my records request of Sept. 1. To be frank, I was surprised to get a response at all, as I was unsure whether or not Chancellor Holden Thorp actually keeps a dream diary.


9/6/2011 6:26pm

‘Decision fatigue’ in student groups

In a recent New York Times column on “decision fatigue,” writer John Tierney contends that we all have finite amounts of willpower, and that our decision-making abilities get worse throughout a day of choices.

9/5/2011 9:53pm

A home for all

In the recent storm of online comments, quad conversations and administrative meetings, the essence of the debate over Will Thomason’s removal from Psalm 100 is at risk of being lost.


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.