7/14/2010 3:09pm

Prevailing in the pursuit of soul food

You begin to look at life in a different way when you’re waiting in line for food stamps. For me, that point in life has come sooner than expected. I was made aware of the fact that I would soon be dependent on social services after learning how little a salary I will earn next year while working with City Year (part of AmeriCorps).

6/24/2010 1:00am

DTH lives inside its pages, not its office

I’ll never forget the first day I walked into The Daily Tar Heel newsroom. Dressed in a white summer suit and carrying a reporter’s notebook, I walked determinedly and confidently into the Student Union, determined to make a name for myself at the best college paper in the country. Then I got lost. Some kind soul at the information desk finally directed me to the office.