(From left) Sam Gatlin, Danny Knutelsky and Bryton Shoffner, pose for their band album cover, The Magnolias on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.

'An Invitation' to UNC's newest student band

UNC's newest indie-alternative band The Magnolias released their first two singles on Wednesday.


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The members of Tar Heel Raas, an Indian dance organization at UNC-Chapel Hill, rehearse at Rams Head Recreation Center on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.

UNC's vibrant culture of Indian dance comes to life in spring competition season

As competition season reaches its height, UNC's Indian dance teams are practicing more than ever. The Daily Tar Heel watched rehearsals and interviewed representatives from four of the major Indian dance teams — Tar Heel Raas, UNC Chalkaa, Ek Taal and Bhangra. Each team has a unique focus and style, but all share a commitment to their craft, practicing up to 12 hours a week. With each performance and each rehearsal, these students get to experience their culture and express their identity. 


To receive a mail-in ballot, a voter has to request the form available on the North Carolina State Board of Elections absentee voting website and return the form — either by mail or in person — to their home county’s board of elections by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25. 

How and why to vote by mail in the 2020 primary

To receive a mail-in ballot, a voter has to request the form available on the North Carolina State Board of Elections absentee voting website and return the form — either by mail or in person — to their home county’s board of elections by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25. 


Editorial: Let's flip the Board of Governors

"This year, the Editorial Board urges you to pay close attention to the N.C. House and Senate races for your district (in addition to those for other state and local offices). Ignorance and/or indifference is no longer an acceptable excuse, especially not when so much is at stake."


Editorial: Rent is too damn high

"The affordable housing crisis has many interrelated causes, most of which require far-reaching structural change to mend. Nevertheless, $10 million can help house hundreds of families."


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Column: Those who can't teach, do

"Although some individuals act as teaching assistants for courses or mentor undergraduates during rotations and thesis work, doctoral programs very rarely require curriculum on how to prepare for and teach a lecture course, how to effectively mentor trainees or even how to manage grant money outside of individual projects and among larger groups."