EDITORIALS


4/21/2019 8:22pm

A brick covered with pollen outside of South building on Sunday, April 4, 2019.

Editorial: And it was all yellow

"All we want is to be able to step outside without feeling like we’ve stepped into a Coldplay song. Everything is yellow. Especially the sidewalks – we ought to just start calling them the yellow brick road."


4/7/2019 7:56pm

Editorial: Unsung, unprotected

Given the regularity with which Confederate groups come to UNC’s campus — even armed sometimes — and the fact that one of their ranks is alleged to have committed this crime, it seems surprising that the University is not on more of a high alert in regards to the Unsung Founders Memorial.  

4/4/2019 8:02pm

Duke first-year forward Zion Williamson (1) attempts to block a layup by UNC first-year forward Nassir Little (5) during the semifinals of the ACC Tournament at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday, March 15, 2019. UNC fell to Duke 73-74.

Editorial: So Zion...we good?

All you have to do is take a long look in the mirror and realize that, no matter how high the dunk, no matter how smart the play, D00k blue never looked good on anyone.   


4/2/2019 9:11pm

Editorial: In need of a chancellor

With the University and UNC system without definitive leadership, The Daily Tar Heel editorial board has a Mary Poppins inspired message for the Board of Governors. 


4/1/2019 2:47pm

UNC-system president Margaret Spellings may leave the system soon, according to multiple sources.

Editorial: What did Harry Smith text Margaret Spellings?

After a several weeks-long investigation, DTH reporters were able to get their hands on some of the texts Smith sent to Spellings last year. Here is a sample of the messages that drove Spellings out of UNC.


3/25/2019 12:30am

Editorial: Good luck, USC

"It reminds us of a conversation we had at a meeting soon after Folt announced her resignation. Great, a member said. Now the history books are going to say Folt took down Silent Sam with her own two hands."


3/19/2019 8:02pm

Editorial: Good riddance, voter ID law

"The North Carolina Republican Party’s ongoing efforts to strip marginalized communities of their rights is seemingly never-ending — and, quite frankly, it’s getting old."


3/5/2019 8:11pm

Editorial: Light rail, too heavy a lift

Given the infrastructural nature of our region, we advise our fellow citizens of the Triangle area to get off the train, get out of the car and get on the bus.